Special Events

April 29, 2017
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Mark your calendars for this one-of-a-kind celebration of creativity! Dine in Cranbrook Academy of Art’s private studio spaces. Engage today’s emerging artists, architects and designers in a grand celebration. Your evening includes a prelude reception, intimate dinner and an (AFTER)STUDIO dance party!

We are proud to announce that the STUDIO 2017 Honorary Chair will be Director Emeritus of Cranbrook Academy of Art, Gerhardt Knodel.

All proceeds from STUDIO support scholarships benefiting the students of Cranbrook Academy of Art.

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Ticket information will be announced in this space soon. For more information about sponsorship opportunities , please contact Scott Winter at swinter@cranbrook.edu or 248.645.3289.
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April 30, 2017

Cranbrook Academy of Art opens its private studios to the public 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.


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Your support of the Academy’s scholarship program helps ensure that Cranbrook can continue to attract artists, architects and designers that will go on to change the way people live, and the way they understand art and design. Please see photos from STUDIO 2016 by Sarah Blanchette (Photography ’17) below.

STUDIO 2016 was featured on HOUR Detroit’s website. Click here to view a gallery of photos from the STUDIO 2016 event.

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