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This Week at the CMA: Caravaggio, New Exhibition Opening, Centennial Loans, and More

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

On view Tues 5/17/16
This Tues, 5/17, one of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s masterpieces, Caravaggio’s Crucifixion of Saint Andrew, 1606–7 will be back on view! After two years of conservation, this masterwork, the largest painting by Caravaggio in America, will be on view in the Reid Gallery (gallery 217), in honor of the CMA's centennial year.

Through Sun, 9/18/16
Images of sport punctuate the career of George Bellows, an Ohio State University letterman and semipro baseball player turned artist. This focus exhibition showcases his gutsy boxing masterwork Stag at Sharkey’s alongside nearly two dozen of his other works.

Through Sun, 7/24/16
Best known for his moving religious paintings, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was revolutionary in Spain for painting street scenes, of which the Kimbell’s Four Figures on a Step is a rare and charming example. A generous loan from the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, this piece will be on view through July 24, 2016.

Sat, 5/21/16, 10am-3pm
Back by popular demand! In this interactive workshop, learn the basics of Maya hieroglyphic inscriptions with archaeologist Phil Wanyerka. In the morning, participate in hands-on classroom activities and discussions, then head up to the galleries in the afternoon for an in-depth exploration of Maya hieroglyphs seen on the objects on view.

Food and Wine Inspired by Art
Wed, 5/18/16, 6:30pm
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.

 

 
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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