The Cleveland Museum of Art, long famous for its collection of Japanese art, announces the acquisition of two superb examples of Japanese painting, one medieval religious scroll and the other a pair of early 20th-century screens, as well as a 17th-century Turkish carpet, and a brilliant water color by the American artist John Marin. Meet them here on our blog!
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Cleveland Museum of Art Director, William M. Griswold, and Oakland Museum of California Director and CEO, Lori Fogarty, are going head-to-head in a NBA Finals wager based on the outcome of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Who will win? (We have a hunch!)
In celebration of the Cleveland Museum of Art's upcoming 26th Parade the Circle on June 13, go behind the scenes in these exclusive podcast interviews highlighting the incredible stories and people behind Parade.
Have you ever wanted to play curator for a day? Column & Stripe: The Young Friends of the Cleveland Museum of Art is giving you a chance to help us acquire a new print for the museum's collection.
This Week at the CMA: See Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa one more time, go #FlashbackFriday with Trivia Night: The 90s, and more!
This Week at the CMA: Crackle & Drag opens at Transformer Station, enjoy the third Friends and Family Friday this month, follow a trek through Tokyo by train in the film Café Lumière, and more!
Time is running out to experience Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa at the Cleveland Museum of Art! Through Sunday, May 31, delve deeper into the world of Senufo art: its identity, imagination, and impact. We caught up with the museum's Curator of African Art, Constantine Petridis, for some behind-the-scenes perspective of the making of the exhibition. "Throughout the exhibition, we’ve grouped objects by type…creating mini-installations of art, where the installation helps visitors to look, read at individual works and make connections," he said. Watch more.
Today, the Cleveland Museum of Art voluntarily returned a 10th-century Cambodian stone sculpture of Hanuman to the Kingdom of Cambodia, and has since entered into a Memorandum of Understanding concerning cultural cooperation with the National Museum of Cambodia—the first such agreement between the National Museum and an American museum. Here on our blog, we share an inside look at the Hanuman's return ceremony and the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding from earlier today in Cambodia.
This week at the Cleveland Museum of Art, enjoy two new (free!) exhibition openings, plus events for the entire family!
Bring mom to the Cleveland Museum of Art this Mother's Day on Sunday, May 10, for a stroll through the galleries and a tour of Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa. Plus, grab a last-minute gift from the museum store, purchase a gift membership, and enjoy Second Sunday Family Day! Can't get to the museum this weekend? Send your favorite mom a digital greeting card highlighting works from the museum's collection.