The Center's popular Day Away series explores Cranbrook connections off campus on guided bus and walking tours.
Day Away Trips
A MODERNIST'S DREAM: COLUMBUS, INDIANA
Friday, May 17, 2019 - Sunday, May 19, 2019
Bus departs Cranbrook Friday at 8:00am and returns on Sunday around 5:30pm
Tour a city described by critics as “a veritable museum of modern architecture,” “a small-town architectural mecca,” and “the Athens of the prairie.” For anyone that loves Cranbrook’s architecture, Columbus is simply a city that you must visit!
Frank Lloyd Wright: The Usonian Homes of Metro Detroit
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Presented in conjunction with both the Docomomo US Tour Day 2017 and the Docomomo-US/MI Frank Lloyd Wright 150 Michigan Tour Weekend, this trip will visit three area homes designed by the famous architect in celebration of his 150th birthday.
Presented in conjunction with Cranbrook Art Museum and their exhibition, Alexander Girard: A Designer's Universe, the Center's tenth Day Away trip explores four buildings by internationally-significant designers located in the Grosse Pointes, including a home designed by Alexander Girard.