Lecturer: Kevin Adkisson, Associate Curator
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
This lecture will examine Cranbrook’s contributions to art, architecture, and design. Focusing on the remarkable Saarinen family and their designs for the community, Kevin will also discuss alumni of the Academy of Art, including Florence Knoll, Charles and Ray Eames, Harry Bertoia, Harry Weese, and others. The lecture will highlight frequent Cranbrook visitor Frank Lloyd Wright and the 1950 Usonian-style Smith House that was given to Cranbrook in 2017.
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