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Free Radicals: A Symposium  CAM
Sunday, October 9 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us as we explore the ideas of a radical counterculture as part of the Hippie Modernism exhibition. Speakers include Andrew Blauvelt, Esther Choi, Lorraine Wild, Richard Newman and Liza Bielby.
Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia 
Through Sunday, October 9

This acclaimed exhibition examines the intersections of art, architecture, and design with the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s, presenting a broad range of art forms of the era.

John Glick: A Legacy in Clay
Through Sunday, March 12, 2017  

John Glick is a people's potter. In a career spanning over five decades, the ceramist has remained committed to the art and craft of functional vessels and their incorporation into the rituals of daily life. 

Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey
Sunday, September 18 - Sunday, March 12, 2017

Unsettled: The Work of Edward Gorey  features many of Gorey's famed publications, including several elaborately designed artist's books and other assorted ephemera and memorabilia.

Day Away Tour Explores Kahn's Architecture in Ann Arbor  CCCR
Friday, October 28 | 8:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Discover Cranbrook connections off campus in this tour exploring the architecture of Albert Kahn in Ann Arbor. Along the way participants will learn about the relationship between Cranbrook luminaries George Booth, Eliel Saarinen, and Carl Milles, to the University of Michigan.  Call 248 645.3307 or email center@cranbrook.edu to learn more.

Saarinen House Tours
Friday & Saturdays through October 29 | 2:00 pm
Sundays through October 30 | 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm

Saarinen House is Eliel Saarinen's Art Deco masterwork and the jewel of Cranbrook's architectural treasures. Tours depart from Cranbrook Art Museum.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Smith House Tours
Sunday, October 23 | See website for times
The Smith House is an excellent example of Wright's Usonian ideal which aimed to build quality houses for the American middle class. Photography+ tours available.

Preserving Michigan Modern 
Sundays, October 16 - November 6

Join the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research and the State Historic Preservation Office for a FREE lecture series and debut of the book, Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America

Fashion Fundraiser  CHG
Thursday, October 6 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Shop the latest styles in clothing by Frank Lyman and Habitat, jewelry by Anne-Marie Chagnon, and hats by Lillie & Cohoe. This fundraiser is offered in partnership with Marta's Loft - ticket sale proceeds and 15% of every purchase benefits Cranbrook House & Gardens .

Explore Cranbrook Gardens
Daily through Monday, October 31 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore 40 acres of evolving traditional and contemporary gardens for FREE this season, courtesy of presenting sponsor PNC Bank and sponsors All Seasons Independent Living and Roberts Restaurant Group. Let our new app be your garden guide, download it today!

Cranbrook House Guided Tours
Thursdays & Fridays through October 28 | 11:00 am
Sundays, through October 30 | 1:00 pm

Tour Cranbrook House, the former English-Tudor estate of Cranbrook's founders, George Gough and Ellen Scripps Booth. Designed in the Arts and Crafts style by Albert Kahn, the historic manor exemplifies George Booth's devotion to the movement. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Saturday, October 8 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Yoga in the Gardens is back by popular demand for a fall session! Connect with nature and yourself in this outdoor yoga program at Cranbrook Gardens.

MEGALODON: The Largest Shark that Ever Lived  CIS
Sunday, October 2 - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

This 5,000-square-foot traveling exhibit highlighting the evolution, biology and misconceptions of an enormous prehistoric shark that once cruised the world's oceans opens at Cranbrook Institute of Science this October. 

Free First Friday 
Friday, October 7 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, admission to the Institute of Science is free after 5:00 pm the first Friday of each month through June 2017.

Young Scientists 
Thursdays, October 13, 20 & 27
Join other families in a weekly investigation through the wonders of the natural world with hands-on activities across different disciplines: paleontology, engineering, biology, and more!

Halloween Science 
Friday, October 21 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 22 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 23 | 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm 
Investigate the science behind the spooky through demonstrations, interactive activities, and more. Each session features all ages, not-too-scary experiences, and attendees are encouraged to don their costumes for this event. 

Open House CS
Sunday, October 16 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meet some of Cranbrook's world-class teachers, get an up-close look at our facilities, and speak with members of our admission team. The event is open to all families with children considering pre-kindergarten through high school.
Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum photo credit: 
Photography by PD Rearick, Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research photo credit:
Photography by James Haefner. Courtesy of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.

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