Join us each month for our members exclusive series of engaging lectures, demonstrations, and discussions with Institute staff and industry experts.

The 2nd Thursday evening of each month will feature programming geared towards adults.

The 2nd Saturday morning of each month will feature large group programming geared towards children and families. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions in the chat box.

Each presentation will be streamed via Zoom and will include the opportunity to ask questions in a chat box. Programs will last approximately 30 minutes each.

Monthly Topics

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.