Cranbrook Art Museum Renovation Brings Old Favorites Back To The Public

Thanks to a two-year renovation, now every piece in the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills is now accessible to the public. The new collections wing is designed with several teaching areas, including a seminar room that was specifically designed to hold the maximum class size in Detroit Public Schools; the museum first opened its doors in 1942.


“We wanted to do a show that demonstrated the exceptional quality of the collection by showing a selection of it,” said Reed Kroloff, director of Cranbrook Academy of Art. “But more importantly for us, we wanted to be able to demonstrate how the collection becomes even more powerful when it’s put in the context of continuing to make art and design, continuing to inspire new generations.”

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