Thursday, October 1, 2020
7:00pm - 7:45pm

An interactive, virtual experience to raise funds for the Institute’s Service to Others initiatives and celebrate inspirational leaders in STEAM.

Thank you to our leading sponsors, including: Science-level sponsor: DTE Foundation; Engineering-level sponsors: Adele and Mike Acheson, Forevermark Diamonds, Ideal Group, and PNC Bank; and Media sponsor: WDET-FM.

All pre-registration dates and times to visit the Institute filled up quickly, and we are now at full capacity through Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Check out our website as more days are being added to plan your visit.
Cranbrook Art Museum is now open with new days and hours of operation, including extended hours and free Thursdays. Pre-registration and masks are required. Please check our website to plan your visit.
Open during normal Museum hours

This new exhibition, featuring artwork from Nick Cave, Matthew Angelo Harrison, Maya Stovall, and many others, explores the ability of the artist to transcend the world around them in utterly unique ways. 
Season begins Friday, September 11, 2020
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
See website for schedule

We're pleased to invite you to join us for in-person tours of Smith House, a Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and Saarinen House, an Art Deco masterpiece designed by Eliel Saarinen.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am & 7:00pm - 8:00pm

This virtual lecture will trace Wright’s career as a Japanese art collector, as an architect working in Tokyo, and the life-long impact of Japanese architecture and gardens on his designs for American homes.
Through September 20, 2020
Saturdays at 10:00am
Sundays at 12:00pm

Tour Cranbrook Gardens with one of our expert docents and learn about the founders of Cranbrook and the remarkable gardens and sculptures on their 40-acre estate.
Daily, 7:00am - 7:00pm

Find inspiration and relaxation as you discover what's blooming in our Butterfly Garden, Japanese Garden, Herb Garden, and more.

Free self-guided admission is provided by presenting sponsor, PNC Bank, and sponsors All Seasons Independent Living, fleurdetroit, and Roberts Restaurant Group.
Cranbrook House, the Conservatory Greenhouse, and our restrooms will remain closed for the season. As a cost-saving measure, all campus fountains and water features will not be running this year. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Fall 2020 Academic Plans
Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Schools are planning to return to in-person instruction for their fall semesters. Our commitment to the welfare of our students and providing an extraordinary education remains at the forefront of our plans. We will continue to follow recommendations by the CDC and State of Michigan and are taking proactive measures to keep our students and campus safe. Reopening plans for each institution are available on their respective websites.
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Shapeshifters Exhibition Photo Credit
Takht-i-Sulayman Variation I (from the Protractor Series), Frank Stella, 1969. Gift of Rose M. Shuey, from the Collection of Dr. John and Rose M. Shuey. © 2020 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, New York. Photography by R. H. Hensleigh.

Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House Photo Credit
Photograph by Brett Mountain Photography. Courtesy of SEEN Magazine.

Uncovering Cranbrook Photo Credit
Tazaemon Yamamura House by Frank Lloyd Wright and Arata Endo, 1918-24. Ashiya, Japan. Wall Street Journal.