Our Mission

The Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research reveals the Cranbrook story and offers intellectual and experiential engagement with its legacy. By sustaining and interpreting the community’s unparalleled landscape, architecture, collections, and archives, the Center provides memorable educational experiences and meaningful research opportunities for regional, national, and international audiences.

Our Logo

Our logo represents how we hope you will see and experience our mission and programs.

Cranbrook Campus

The Center depends on many talented professionals to share Cranbrook's stories with visitors from far and wide. Learn more about the dedicated staff at the Center.




The Center recognizes the distinguished volunteers who comprise our Center Subcommittee.

Center Leadership
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers with a passion for history and the arts are always welcome to assist the Center in our archives, with our events, and with our tours as we welcome visitors from around the world. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities for qualified individuals.



The Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Resident Collections Fellow position is a unique opportunity for an emerging museum or historic house curator with a passion for the decorative arts and architectural history. 

Collections Fellow at Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
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Banner and header photo by Colton Graub, CS '13