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This Week at the CMA: Open Now: Cheating Death: Portrait Photography’s First Half Century, Centennial Loans, & More

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



Open Now: Cheating Death: Portrait Photography’s First Half Century
Through Sun, 2/5/17
See more than 50 portraits from the medium’s first 50 years, almost all drawn from the museum’s extraordinarily rich holdings of 19th-century photography.

Orazio Gentileschi's The Lute Player, a generous loan from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, is on view at the CMA in gallery 217!

Now Open: Opulent Fashion in the Church
Through Sun, 9/24/2017
See radiant textiles embellished the high altar. 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.

Trunk Show: Rachel Art Jewelry by Rachel Eshkol
Fri, 10/28, 12:00-9:00
Sat, 10/29, 10:00-5:00
Meet the designer and see an expanded line of her jewelry at the Museum Store.  Members will receive a 25% discount on her jewelry. 
Film: The Beauty of the Devil
Sun, 10/30
Elderly Professor Henri Faust, who still has unanswered questions about life after 50 years of research, is granted renewed youth by Mephistopheles.



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Christopher Moore

The Cleveland Museum of Art

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