Upcoming Lectures

Thursday, November 11, 2021: 7:30pm – Michigan's Sky Tonight and Tomorrow
Join Cranbrook Head of Astronomy Michael Narlock for a virtual tour of what can be seen from your backyard over the next few months.

Thursday, January 13, 2022: 7:30 pm – Great Lakes Threats
Check back soon for additional information and to register.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021: 7:30pm - Trouble in Poseidon's House: The Global Decline of Modern Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are among our planet’s most complex and fascinating ecosystems. Join Dr. Michael Stafford, Director of Cranbrook Institute of Science, for an informative and timely presentation on the natural history of these living creatures, composition, and what may be contributing to the decline of coral reefs around the world.

Saturday, April 10, 2021: 9:00am – All About Shells
Have you ever wanted to know if it's really the ocean you hear inside a shell? If so, we invite you to grab your shells, or pick some shells up from the Institute (quantities are limited), and through this interactive session, we'll learn all about these unique specimens, including shapes, textures, what lived inside, and more.

Thursday, May 13, 2021: 7:30 pm: What’s Up?
Join Cranbrook’s Head of Astronomy Michael Narlock for a brief tour of the night sky as seen from Michigan. After our dusk-to-dawn sky tour, we will explore the upcoming June annular solar eclipse!

Saturday, May 15, 2021: 9:00 am: Young Stargazers
Make the sky turn dark and sprinkle the sky with stars! The setting is complete as you embark on an exciting and educational journey through the night sky and the planets.

Links to the live session will be sent to those who register.