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Finland 100: The Cranbrook Connection  CAM
Tuesday, March 21 - Sunday, January 14, 2018

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.
Last Chance to See Current Exhibitions

The exhibitions, The Truth Is I Hear You, Cranbrook Time Machine: Twentieth-Century Period Rooms, From the Vault: Recent Gifts to the Collection, Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey, and John Glick: A Legacy in Clay all close mid-March. Don't miss your chance to see this incredible variety of exhibitions. 

Collections Wing Tours:
Highlighting the Work of Female Artists
Saturdays, March 4 - April 22 | 1:00 pm

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour highlighting some of the greatest female artists in our collection. These weekly tours will feature the artwork of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Maija Grotell, Florence Knoll Bassett, Ray Eames, Loja and Pipsan Saarinen, and more.

An Evening of Art + Science
Thursday, March 9 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dr. Charles Burant, Professor at University of Michigan's A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, talks with Detroit-based artist   Scott Hocking, who will create art based on Burant's research on computational medicine and bioinformatics.

Museum Makery: Weaving with Margaret Hall
Thursday, March 23 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn weaving basics using a prepared table loom - including plain weave, tapestry, and various finishing techniques. Participants will leave with an original, woven wall hanging. All experience levels welcome!

2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art
ArtMembers' Opening Reception: Saturday, April 22 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Exhibition Dates: Sunday, April 23 - Sunday, May 14 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Witness the most innovative work from the next generation of architects, artists, and designers. The Degree Exhibition showcases pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of more than 60 graduates as they launch their careers.

Saturday, April 29
Dine in the Academy of Art's private studio spaces and engage the emerging artists, architects and designers in a grand celebration. Your evening includes a prelude reception, intimate dinner and an (AFTER)STUDIO dance party!

Sunday, April 30
Cranbrook Academy of Art opens its private studios for our annual OPEN(STUDIOS) event. Art is for sale, and students and faculty from the Academy's 10 departments discuss their work and show off their creative spaces.

David Sax, photograph by Christopher Farber, courtesy of PublicAffairs Books.
The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter  CCCR
Sunday, April 9 | 3:00 pm

Join the Center for its inaugural Bauder Lecture with award winning author, David Sax. This free lecture will explain how the return of tangible products and processes are proving best for business by giving us exactly what digital cannot: tactility, authenticity, and soul. 
Overture to Opera at the Manor  CHG
Thursday, March 16 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Experience an evening of opera at Cranbrook House with Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT). Resident artists from MOT Studio will fill the library with the music of operatic favorites by Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, and more. Hit a high note with the artists following the performance.
Cranbrook House Docent Training 
Tuesdays, March 7 - April 25 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Help connect visitors from all around the world with Cranbrook House by becoming a docent. Share the story of the Booth family, their vision for Cranbrook, and their passion for the Arts & Crafts movement, as you guide guests through the English Tudor estate.

Cranbrook House Tour & Lunch 
Wednesday, March 15 | 11:00 am

Discover the rich history and elaborate craftsmanship of Cranbrook House on a guided tour with lunch. Your docent will introduce you to the Booth story, highlighting beautiful furnishings, tapestries, and paintings by world-class artists along the way. 

43rd Annual Maple Festival
Sunday, March 12 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taste maple-themed snacks, learn about the science of maple syrup production, and listen to the story of sugaring in Colonial North America. Craft stations, hands-on table top activities, and self-guided walks to the Sugarin' Hut will also be available.  
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 Tutankhamun's tomb - through meticulously created replicas of the pharaoh's possessions, along with artifacts from the period surrounding his reign. 

Young Scientists Program Inspires Creativity
Thursdays, March 2-30

Families with children ages 2 through 7 are invited to explore the wonders of the natural world with other Young Scientists to investigate a different topic each week. Every session encourages participants to question, investigate, and learn. Pre-registration is required.   

Free First Friday
Friday, March 3 | 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 additional charge.    

Boy Scouts of America Presents STEM ADVENTURES
Saturday, March 25 | 8:30 am & 12:30 pm

Scout programs for boy and girls at the Institute of Science run through May. Boy Scouts of America Michigan Crossroads Council presents STEM ADVENTURES on Saturday, March 25 with sessions from 8:30 am to 11:00 am and 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.  

Register Now for Summer Camp Camps
Camp at Cranbrook offers a wide range of options designed to suit any need or interest. 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, and much more. Open a world of creativity, exploration, and discovery for your child, enroll them in summer camp at Cranbrook!

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