A very happy birthday to Paul Gauguin, born June 7, 1848!
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When the snowy days approach and inclement weather beckons for indoor activities, consider bringing the family to visit our permanent collection. Go on a hunt through our galleries for paintings that have snow. Each painting can spark fun discussion about the content and context of the work.
The spring travel season is underway. Griff Mann, the museum's deputy director and chief curator, shares his picks for exhibitions to see as you roam about the country.
It's official: More than 50,000 people have visited the Cleveland Museum of Art to see Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889.
Imagine an orchestra of pitched percussion instruments. The exotic rhythms are created with a mix of gongs, metallophones, zithers, xylophones and drums. The sound evokes the rich culture of Indonesia, where this type of ensemble is integral to the court and sacred music of the nation.
You’ve seen the exhibition, and now you can see the man … well, versions of the man played by various actors. We’re holding a Gauguin film festival during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day with three films based on Gauguin’s life.
At this point in the holiday shopping season, people generally fall into one of two camps. There are those with a relaxed (some might say smug) air, whose gifts are all wrapped and neatly labeled for distribution.
One thing all of us can say for certain is the economy is bad. More people are out of work than ever and even though the government promises it will get better it can be hard to believe at times. But good can come out of this kind of hardship. Families become stronger and people learn the val
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at creating art after viewing works in the museum? We thought you did, and that’s why we’ve included an art exploration gallery in the Gauguin: Paris, 1889 exhibition.