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This Week at the CMA: Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt, Qasida, The Messenger, & More

Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!

 
Open thru 6/12
The CMA’s centennial exhibition opened Sunday, March 13 to a sold-out crowd. This show invites you to uncover the stories behind ancient Egypt’s legendary rulers through stunning objects from the vast Egyptian holdings of the British Museum. 
 
Qasida
Wed, 3/16, 7:30 p.m.
Follow Iranian artist Mohammad Motamedi and Spanish cantaora Rosario “La Tremendita” in this extraordinary musical encounter between styles.
 
Wed, 3/16, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Fri, 3/18, 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
The alarming decline of the world’s songbird population is investigated in this beautifully photographed ode to our fragile feathered friends.
 

Food and Wine Inspired by Art
Wed, 3/16, 6:30 p.m.
This monthly culinary series dinner at Provenance include a chef’s amuse-bouche as a starter, then four courses, each paired with wines. The culinary team, under the leadership of Chef Partner Douglas Katz, will create an artistic experience for the senses. Each dinner in the series is rooted in seasonality and focuses on great flavor and authenticity. In addition, Chef Katz will be on hand to discuss each dish, its preparation, and what is at the heart of local and seasonal food.
 
Sun, 3/19, 2:00 p.m.
Royal Persian tents will be discussed in their historical and 19th century contexts, revealing their vital importance, with behind-the-scenes information about the tent on display.
 
 
For a list of all upcoming exhibitions and events at the Cleveland Museum of Art, see our online calendar.

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Christopher Moore

The Cleveland Museum of Art

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