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This Week at the CMA: Opulent Fashion in the Church Opening, Ingalls Library Book Sale, Fine Print Fair, & More

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



Opulent Fashion in the Church
Opening Sat, 9/24
Throughout history, precious works of art have been used in worship. Radiant textiles embellished the high altar and clothed the clergy. This exhibition honors Mr. and Mrs. Jeptha H. Wade II, the museum’s visionary co-founder and president, who donated most of these European vestments of the 1600s and 1700s.

Ingalls Library Book Sale
Member Preview: Wed, 9/21, 5:00–8:30 p.m.
Public sale dates: 9/22–Sat, 9/24
Choose from an exceptional selection of books, exhibition catalogues, and journals in all languages, covering art and art history from all periods, as well as a large selection of non-art-related titles. CMA members will receive a 20% discount with their CMA membership ID card. 

Film: Captains Courageous
Fri, 9/23 & Sun, 9/25

In this coming-of-age adventure classic from the director of The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind, a spoiled rich kid on a transatlantic cruise ship falls overboard and is rescued by a Portuguese-American fisherman. 

Print Club of Cleveland’s 32nd Fine Print Fair
Fri, 9/23–Sun, 9/25
Celebrate the Print Club of Cleveland’s 32nd Fine Print Fair, the Print Club of Cleveland’s annual benefit for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s department of prints, with support from presenting sponsor Key Private Bank. Fifteen dealers from around the country exhibit and sell fine prints and drawings, from old master to contemporary, in the Ames Family Atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art on September 23-25, 2016. Admission to the fair is free and open to the public.
Sun, 9/25
The lecture will focus on aspects of the Virgin that gave her the position she holds today and held for many centuries in Orthodox Christianity.
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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