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Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe  CAM
Saturday, June 17 - Sunday, October 8

The U.S. debut of this landmark exhibition presents hundreds of examples of Alexander Girard's work, including furniture, textiles, graphics, architecture, and sculptures, as well as drawings and collages never shown before.

On Saturday, June 17, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, join us for a conversation with Sam Grawe and Amy Auscherman of Herman Miller and Aleishall Girard-Maxon and Kori Girard, grandchildren of Alexander Girard. 
Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape
Friday, May 12 - Sunday, January 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cranbrook: A New Domestic Landscape   examines the role of designed objects that define and animate our interior environments. The exhibition features contemporary furniture and furnishings by recent alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection
Through Sunday, January 14, 2018 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In recognition of Finland's centennial of independence, Cranbrook Art Museum presents   Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection, an exhibition examining the profound influence this country has had on Cranbrook and the development of the arts in America.

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Collections Wing Tours:  Manufacturing Modernism in Michigan: Cranbrook + Herman Miller
Saturdays, June 3 - October 7 | 1:00 pm

Honoring the legacy of continued collaboration between Cranbrook and Herman Miller, including contributions of Alexander Girard, Head of Textile and Fabric at Herman Miller, headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan.

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Saarinen Home: Living and Working with Cranbrook's First Family of Design  CCCR
Through July 30 | Fridays & Saturdays at 2:00 pm, Sundays at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Celebrating the centennial of Finnish independence, these guided exhibition tours in Saarinen House focus on the lives and stories of Eliel and Loja and the Saarinen family. Objects and images from Cranbrook's collections will create an entirely new experience. 
Finnish Fridays
Fridays, June 9 & 23 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Discover the Finland 100 and Saarinen Home exhibitions during special programs exploring the "behind-the-scenes" story of the Saarinens at Cranbrook. Enjoy Loja's famous Pineapple Upside Down Cake in the Saarinen House courtyard and a cash bar on the Art Museum Peristyle!

My Little Gem: Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, June 4 & 17, July 15, August 12, September 10 & 23, October 8 & 21 | 11:30 am (Photograph+), 1:30 pm & 3:00 pm
Explore the remarkable architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and his Usonian style, while also hearing the story of the home's builders, school teachers Sara Stein Smith and Melvyn Maxwell Smith. Tours are offered in partnership with the Towbes Foundation.

Cranbrook House Guided Tours  CHG
Sunday, June 25 - Sunday, October 29 | Schedule varies by season
Discover Cranbrook House, an Arts & Crafts-style masterpiece, designed by Albert Kahn for the visionary couple that founded Cranbrook, George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth. Step back in time to a golden era of craftsmanship on a guided tour of the 1908 English Tudor manor.
Cranbrook Gardens Open for Free
Daily through Tuesday, October 31 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Explore evolving gardens featuring traditional and contemporary plantings, fountains, statuary, lakes, and streams. Free admission is courtesy of presenting sponsor PNC Bank, and sponsors, All Seasons Independent Living, Neighborhood SEEN, and Roberts Restaurant Group. 
Asteroid Day CIS
Friday, June 30 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, July 1 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On June 30, join Cranbrook Institute of Science Curator of Meteorites John Zawiskie in exploring the origin and use of meteoric iron and asteroid impact glass by the ancient Egyptians in  Tutankhamun and Rocks from Space.
On July 1, the Institute of Science will offer free lectures and activities including the chance to inspect and handle genuine meteorites from around the world, and the opportunity to explore a special Tutankhamun and Rocks from Space exhibition.   
Tutankhamun: "Wonderful Things" From the Pharaoh's Tomb
Through Sunday, September 3
Discover Egypt's celebrated boy king and the legendary contents of the richest archaeological find of all time - the treasures of King Tut's tomb - through meticulously created replicas of the pharaoh's possessions, along with artifacts from the period surrounding his reign.    

Free First Friday
Friday, June 2 | After 5:00 pm

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation admission to the Institute of Science is FREE after 5:00 pm the first Friday of every month through June 2017. Observatory and CafĂ© will be open. Tutankhamun exhibit and planetarium shows available at an additional charge.    

Discover the Creatures of the Night
Fridays, June 16 - September 1

Friday Night Bat Walks led by the Organization for Bat Conservation are offered every Friday evening from June 16 through September 1. Walk the campus in search of bats, explore bat habitats, and learn how and where to install a bat house on your own property.     

Book a Summer Group Tour at the Institute of Science
Weekdays, June 19 - September 1

Summer Group Programs offer discounted admission and the opportunity to add up to four special programs for a full day of science exploration. Programs begin June 19 and include either planetarium or Insect Inspector programs.     

Register Now for Summer Camp Camps
Campers have the chance to work in an actual artist's studio, study fossils that are more than one hundred million years old, swim in a natatorium designed by an internationally renowned architect, create their own art museum and select the art that goes in it, build a remote-controlled robot, and much more. 

Camps start soon, register early to avoid late fees. Open a world of creativity, exploration, and discovery for your child, enroll them in summer camp at Cranbrook!
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Photo Credits
This Month at Cranbrook Image: Triton Pools at Cranbrook Art Museum. Photograph by James Haefner. Courtesy of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.

Cranbrook Institute of Science Image: Photograph by Jeff Scovil.

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