Established in 2016 and funded through a generous grant from the Erb Family Foundation (, the purpose of the Cranbrook Project in Music, Arts, and Education is to close the distance between our cities and suburbs as well as the many religious, artistic, and educational communities in metropolitan Detroit.

The goals of the Cranbrook Project are to:

We work with partners such as:

The Penny Stamps School of Art and Design (

The Detroit Institute of Arts (

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (

The Michigan State University College of Music (

The Carr Center for Perfroming Arts (

Here are some of our amazing events:

Art as Ritual Conference at the Detroit Institute of Arts (Art as Ritual)

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz 2017


Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert 2018


Lamentation for the Forsaken by Michael Takeo Magruder

In the Chapel of a Michigan Church, an Artist Creates a Lamentation for Syrian Refugees

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz 2018

Detroit Sacred Concert 2019