This Week at CMA: Lecture: Philippe de Montebello, The Dr. John and Helen Collis Lecture: Athenian Vase-Painting, #Rodin100

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

Philippe de Montebello: The Multiple Lives of the Work of Art
Wed, 9/20
Philippe de Montebello, Director emeritus of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, speaks on how the changing contexts of works of art, as well as the changes in their appearance over time, impact their meaning and thus our response. 

Sun, 9/24
Speaker: Dr. J. Michael Padgett, curator of ancient art, Princeton University Art Museum. Athenian (Attic) vase painting is the largest body of pictorial imagery to have survived from ancient Greece. Depictions of mythology, religious cult, and daily life offer a window on Athenian society, but their selective and often ambiguous character leave many questions unanswered.

Fri, 9/22, Sun, 9/24, Tue, 10/10
This film dramatizes some pivotal years in the life of the Nobel Prize–winning physicist and chemist who challenged orthodoxy both as a female scientist and as a woman with an unconventional love life.

OPEN NOW: Rodin—100 Years
Through Sun, 5/13/2018
The CMA joins museums around the world in the #Rodin100 celebration with a display of works from the museum’s permanent collection. A century after his death, Rodin remains one of the most consequential figures in the history of art.

OPEN NOW: CMA at Transformer Station
Jerry Birchfield: Stagger When Seeing Visions
Scott Olson
Two exhibitions feature new works by emerging Ohio artists. 



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