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We are located in beautiful Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Approximately 22 miles north of the city of Detroit.
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39221 Woodward Ave,
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, USA

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  • Office:248-645-3300

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Contact Us / Office Hours

  • Monday: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Visitor Information

Cranbrook Academy of Art is located about twenty miles northeast of Detroit, Michigan in the town of Bloomfield Hills.  We welcome visitors to campus for all public events and exhibitions at the Academy and Cranbrook Art Museum. Prospective students should contact the admissions office to arrange a visit : caaadmissions@cranbrook.edu.

When flying to Detroit:
You will fly into Detroit Wayne County (DTW) airport (also known as Detroit Metropolitan Airport).

Transportation to Cranbrook from the airport:
Cranbrook is located about 45 minutes away from the Detroit Wayne County airport. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive public transportation to our area, so you can either arrange to rent a car or take a taxi.  A rental car will allow you to see the area around Cranbrook, which has much to offer – including places off-campus to eat, shop and take in the cultural life of greater Detroit. At the bottom of this page, you’ll find a list of local taxicab companies and airport shuttle services that can bring you to campus.

Driving to the Academy from the airport:
Take I-94 WEST to I-275.
Go NORTH on I-275 until it ends at I-696.
Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road (US-24.)
Go NORTH on Telegraph 4-1/2 miles to Lone Pine Road.
Turn right, going EAST, on Lone Pine Road.
Go 1-½ miles to 500 Lone Pine.
The Administration building is at 500 Lone Pine Road.  Look for visitor parking in the 500 Lone Pine Parking lot or on Academy Way.

Driving to Cranbrook’s main entrance from other locations:

From Ohio:
Take I-75 NORTH until it splits at I-275.
Take I-275 NORTH until it ends at I-696.
Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road.
Go NORTH on Telegraph 5 miles to Long Lake Road.
Turn right, going EAST, on Long Lake Road – go 3 miles to Woodward Avenue.
Turn RIGHT, going SOUTH, on Woodward, about ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.

From Windsor, Canada:
From the bridge or tunnel, turn right, going EAST, to I-75 north.
Go NORTH on I-75 to the Big Beaver exit (Troy.) Go WEST on Big Beaver to Woodward Avenue.
Turn right, going NORTH, on Woodward ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.

From Western Michigan:
Take freeway of your choice EAST to I-275. Take I-275 NORTH until it ends at I-696. Go EAST on I-696 to Telegraph Road. Go NORTH on Telegraph 5 miles to Long Lake Road. Turn right, going EAST, on Long Lake Road – go 3 miles to Woodward Avenue. Turn RIGHT, going SOUTH, on Woodward, about ¾ mile to the Cranbrook entrance at 39221 Woodward.

Accommodations
Cranbrook has three small on-campus dorm rooms used for guests, at a cost ranging from $35 to $50 per night. They are primarily for the use of visiting artists, and are rented by students and visitors on a space-available basis. Email caaadmissions@cranbrook.edu to inquire about availability.

A list of local hotels is provided below:

Holiday Inn Express
35270 Woodward Avenue, Birmingham
248-642-6200
2.5 miles from Cranbrook
Food service nearby. Near downtown Birmingham.
Ask for “Cranbrook Rate.”

Radisson Kingsley Hotel
39475 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills
248-644-1400
Adjacent to Cranbrook’s Woodward entrance
Airport limo service available; food service on site.
Ask for “Cranbrook Rate.”

Travelodge
30776 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak
248-549-1600
5 miles from Cranbrook
Continental breakfast. Unassuming decor.
Ask for “Cranbrook Rate.”

Local Taxicab Companies
Southfield Cab
888-288-2928

A-1 Oakland Cab
248-541-6660

Metro Airport Taxi
800-745-5191

Birmingham-Troy Cab
248-399-4447

 

  • Cranbrook Academy of Art
    39221 Woodward Avenue
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
    48304

    248.645.3300
    caaadmissions@cranbrook.edu

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