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This Week at the CMA: New Centennial Loans On View, Curator Chats, Films, & More

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

 

 

New Centennial Loans
Installation Dates: Thu, 8/25–Sat, 9/3 
Beginning this week, seven centennial loans will be installed in the CMA galleries on various dates through September 3 in honor of the CMA's centennial year. Highlights include John Singer Sargent’s Portrait of Helen Sears, Vasily Kandinsky’s Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons), and two Tiffany & Co. necklaces.

Curator Chats: Gesture of Amazement: Indexing the Unbelievable
Tues, 8/23, 12:00 p.m.
FREE
Join curator of Indian and Southeast Asian art Sonya Rhie Quintanilla for a discussion of works from the exhibition Art and Stories from Mughal India. Each week, explore a new theme or story in a short, informal presentation and conversation. Meet in the exhibition. Download the CMA Mughal app to learn about this stunning, free show.

ArtLens 2.0 Information Sessions
Tues, 8/23 at 10:30 a.m., Sat, 8/27 at 12:30 p.m.
Discover the Cleveland Museum of Art’s refreshed ArtLens app, with personalized collection exploration, information about artwork on display, and state-of-the-art wayfinding capability. Meet at the tech desk by the collection wall in Gallery One.

CMA at Transformer Station: Dan Graham/Rocks Open Now
Now–Sun, 12/4 
Open now at the Transformer Station, featuring his well-known video Rock My Religion in one of his large-scale pavilions, Dan Graham/Rocks highlights the intersection of rock music and suburban domesticity within his groundbreaking artwork.
 
Film: Fat City
Wed, 8/24
Fri, 8/26
Two small-time boxers—one on the way up, one on the way down—struggle to escape their dead-end existence in depressed Stockton, California

 

 
For a list of all upcoming exhibitions and events at the Cleveland Museum of Art, see our online calendar.
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