We want to thank everyone so far that has pre-registered to visit. From the first Institute members that stepped through our doors (shout out to our very first guests, Peggy and Michael!), to the public enjoying free general admission through September 6, 2020, courtesy of MASCO Corporation Foundation, it has been so special to share science and natural history with all of you once again.

Pre-registration is now open for dates beginning Wednesday, September 9.
Women Rock Science Virtual Gala
October 1 | 7:00 - 7:45pm

Our third annual Women Rock Science event is going virtual this year. Help the Institute raise funds to support its Service to Others initiatives, celebrate women in STEAM, and ignite curiosity in children in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. 

Join us for this interactive and engaging video experience, which highlights: event honorees, impact segments showcasing the Institute’s STEAM outreach programming, and a dynamic experiment demonstrated by an Institute educator.
Science-level sponsors:
Engineering-level sponsors:

Adele and Mike Acheson, Forevermark Diamonds, Ideal Group, and PNC Bank
Art-level sponsors:

Gretchen and Ethan Davidson, Kelle and Chris Ilitch, Marla and Cyrus Karimipour, Kim and Mark Reuss, and Joseé-Anne and Mark Wakefield
Media sponsor for Women Rock Science is WDET-FM
Don’t Forget: 

  • We’ll be introducing new activities throughout the museum biweekly throughout September. For more information on our new guidelines, hours, and experiences available to you and your family at the Institute of Science please visit our website.
Science Corner - Eastern Elk skull discovery
“It’s a snapshot in time, to help people understand that Michigan and the whole Great Lakes are constantly changing…” - Michael D. Stafford, Director of Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Want to learn more about this Eastern Elk skull discovery at the bottom of Michigan’s Sullivan Lake near Fenton? Read on here for the full story on this extinct creature, then see the skull for yourself on display at the Institute!
Cranbrook Institute of Science | https://science.cranbrook.edu
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801