Choose from Three Options
$8 for tickets for two people ($16 value)
$16 for tickets for four people ($32 value)
$37 for a household membership ($75 value)
- Free general admission for up to two designated adults and children aged 13 and older in the same household
- Discounts on special lectures, programs, tours, and family activities
- Exclusive invitations to ArtMembers-only events
- Access to reserved parking in the museum’s lot
- One year’s subscription to What’s Next and emailed updates and news
- Advance notice and 10% discount for Cranbrook Art Museum summer camps for students in grades 3-8, and for the Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, a studio art program for teens aged 13-18
- 10% discount on ArtMembers’ gift memberships
- 10% discount on exhibition catalogues purchased at the front desk
- Free tours of Saarinen House
Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Art Museum opened its current Eliel Saarinen-designed building in 1942. Today, its collection features original exhibitions and educational programming on modern and contemporary architecture, art, crafts, and design. A recent $22 million renovation added a Collections Wing, making their rich collection accessible to all visitors.
Permanent mainstay: Tours of the museum's Collections Wing, with more than 6,000 items by artists such as Eames, Knoll, and Saarinen, are all housed in a vault designed to make the collection visible and accessible.
Don't miss: The curator's talks give more in-depth detail about current exhibitions.
Hands-on experiments: In the outdoor sculpture treasure hunt, families seek up to 18 sculptures on the grounds, while learning more about the artists, other works, and which pieces make the best nesting areas for birds.
Future exhibitions: Laura Kalman: Coveted Objects; Theater of the Mind; The Cranbrook Hall of Wonders: Artworks, Objects, and Natural Curiosities; Iris Eichenberg: Bend; MR. MDWST - A REAL GOOD TIME by BEVERLY FRESH; and Alloyed Visions: The Jewelry of Harry Bertoia
The building: a meticulously restored structure designed in 1942 by Eliel Saarinen
While you’re in the neighborhood: Nearby on the Cranbrook campus is Saarinen House, the art deco masterwork of renowned architect Eliel Saarinen. The house served as his residence as Cranbrook Academy of Art's first president and has been restored with its original furnishings.
Foster the next generation of artists: at monthly Drop-In Art Sundays, where children explore the kids' gallery and create their own masterpiece inspired by featured artists