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Enjoy a socially distanced outdoor fall family day to celebrate the changing colors. Try outdoor activities at both Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science – and on your walk between both museums. Museum educators will be on hand to share their love of art and science. To...
Cranbrook Art Museum and Bloomfield Township Public Library have teamed up to present Storytime in the Art Lab! Join us for stories with themes related to art, making and creative thinking. Content is geared towards children aged 3-6, each month with a different theme! All ages are welcome with an...
Enjoy screenings of selections from the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, featuring 20 contemporary experimental, animated, documentary and narrative films. The AAFF is a pioneer of the film festival touring concept and has been presenting an annual tour of selected works from the festival since 1964 with screenings in...
Each month, the museum is open late for art-making in the ArtLab! In August, explore fiber arts with dyeing and weaving inspired by our current exhibition, Landlord Colors. All materials included and all experience levels welcome! Cash bar available for those 21 and up. Music and light snacks included.
Celebrate your favorite educators with all-ages art-making! Explore our current exhibitions and learn more about our school programs, field trips and collaborations with local districts. Cash bar in the Art Lab. All educators get free admission!  
Learn more about the world of designer vinyl toys! This documentary film includes many of the artists, designers, collectors and toy producers who contributed to our current exhibition, Wild Vinyl.
Join Bloomfield Township librarians and Cranbrook’s museum educators for storytime and self-guided observation activities in our current exhibitions. Content will be geared toward children ages 4-7, but all ages are welcome with an adult. Registration required.
The galleries will be open late for Happy Hour! Print custom valentines in the Art Lab using silk screen stencils and relief print techniques. Visit the galleries to kick off HEARTS FOR ART and show us the artwork you love by placing paper hearts on the floor in front...
The galleries will be open late for Happy Hour! Artmaking inspired by "Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped" and "Ian McDonald: In No Particular Order," and will include painting and bundling small ceramic assemblage and building soft sculptures. Activities free with gallery admission. Cash bar and light snacks included.
Create your own spooky Halloween-themed masterpieces inspired by objects in the museum’s current exhibition, True to Form. Drop-in to explore hands-on artmaking, including mysterious masks and woven paper baskets, in the Art Lab, our interactive learning space. Teaching artists will be on hand to provide instruction and materials. Free...