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Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five

February 25th 2019

Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five (event listing) Bloomfield Hills, MI- Every month on the first Friday until Jun 07, 2019 except Sep 07, 2018. Friday, March 1, 2019 – 5:00pm to 10:00pm Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, the Institute of Science is free after 5pm the first Friday of each […]

Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration

October 15th 2018

  Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration (Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Oct. 15, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Created in 1915 by Cranbrook founder George Booth and his father, Henry Wood Booth, Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden is among the oldest in North America. Although the garden today remains a place of inspiration and […]

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone

February 28th 2018

Detroit Zoo Takes in Animals from Defunct Bat Zone (Detroit Zoo, Feb. 28, 2018) Royal Oak, Pontiac, MI – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is providing sanctuary to 61 animals in need of rescue after the sudden closure of Bat Zone in Pontiac. Fifty-four bats of three species – straw-colored fruit bats, short-tailed fruit bats […]

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy Book Launch at Cranbrook March 10

February 18th 2018

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy Book Launch at Cranbrook March 10   Bloomfield Hills, MI– Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research is pleased to present the official book launch of Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy, in collaboration with Michigan’s State Historic Preservation Office and the assistance of Cranbrook Schools, on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at […]

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs

January 21st 2018

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI- David Michael Egan and his science class at Larson Middle School in Troy had a great time talking about meteors last week after one streaked across the sky Tuesday night.  They’ll be even more excited on Monday as they’ll get […]

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum

January 15th 2017

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – The Cranbrook Art Museum is home to modern and contemporary art, with some permanent collections and some that are only temporary.  Among the hundreds of paintings, sculptures, and other pieces of art we found 15 things to […]

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees at Cranbrook House Dec. 3

November 22nd 2016

Holiday Splendor: Trains & Trees at Cranbrook House Dec. 3 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI –  Discover the magic of the season as you explore Cranbrook House, decorated with one-of- a-kind  classic and contemporary trees and trains that are sure to inspire. Shop our gift shop for Cranbrook mementos and other items perfect for gifts […]

Cranbrook House Mother’s Day Tour & Lunch May 6

April 19th 2016

Cranbrook House Mother’s Day Tour & Lunch May 6 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Cranbrook House Mother’s Day Tour & Lunch May 6 Friday, May 6 at 10:45 am Cranbrook House 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 248.645.3149 | houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu Treat your mother to a special springtime tour and lunch, complete with […]

Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch April 22

April 9th 2016

Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch April 22 (EVENT page) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Cranbrook House Spring Tour & Lunch Friday, April 22 at 10:45 am Cranbrook House 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303 248.645.3149 | houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu Celebrate spring with a tour and lunch at historic Cranbrook House; the 1908 English-Tudor manor designed […]

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo

March 2nd 2016

Maggots, Slime and Stars All Part of Girl Scouts Robotics Expo (GSSEM Blog, March 2, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – GSSEM Junior FIRST LEGO League (JFLL) and FIRST LEGO League Teams (FLL) got a chance to present trash in a whole new way this weekend at the Cranbrook Institute of Science’s Kaleidoscope of Science Fun […]