The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Solstice, Cleveland’s hottest summer music festival, on Saturday, June 21 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In its sixth year, Solstice guests will have an opportunity to enjoy dynamic and cutting-edge music from around the world. We sat down with Tom Welsh, Director of City Stages at the Cleveland Museum of Art, to talk more about the artists performing at this year's Solstice in our first series podcast on our blog.
The Thinker: A CMA Blog
This Mother's Day, give mom a gift to hold onto! The Cleveland Museum of Art boasts a variety of one of a kind gifts for mom, included home goods, jewelry, apparel, and more! If the gift of an experience is more what you're after, the Cleveland Museum of Art is open from 10 to 5 p.m. on Mother's Day, where you can catch the final day of Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum exhibition, and brunch at Provenance!
We've reached 50,000 Facebook fans today, and we want to send a thank you gift to a lucky fan! Head to our Facebook post, and tell us in which artist, dead or alive, you would love to take on a gallery tour of the Cleveland Museum of Art, and you'll be automatically entered to win a guided tour of the museum's collection, a $50 gift certificate to Provenance restaurant, and year-long partner level membership (for two people) to the museum! We will randomly select a winner at noon on Thursday, May 8, and announce the winner thereafter on our Facebook page.
This year marks the Cleveland Museum of Art's 25th Parade the Circle event. Since 1990, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with color, music, and art for all ages. Leading up to the June 14, 2014 event, we feature some of the stories that make up the last 25 years of Parade the Circle. We talk to five artists from Parade the Circle about what the word "community" means to each of them.
This season, three students from Trinity High School are interning in the curatorial department at the Cleveland Museum of Art, each focusing on a different project in which they design their own "exhibitions." We sat down to talk to them on their individual interests and experiences related to their internships and exhibition projects. Here, Samantha Nicole Mischak tells us about her project progress related to American women in pop art.
This year marks the Cleveland Museum of Art's 25th Parade the Circle event. Since 1990, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with color, music, and art for all ages. Leading up to the June 14, 2014 event, we feature some of the stories that make up the last 25 years of Parade the Circle. This week, we feature five of those stories from the beginning.
Widely acclaimed as one of the leading architects of his generation, Rafael Viñoly is renowned for his elegant and expressive use of structural form and modern materials such as glass and steel. His work also reflects sensitivity to context and an intuitive understanding of how to respond to a specific site—attributes that made him an ideal choice for the Cleveland Museum of Art's building renovation and expansion project. In this video interview with the architect, Viñoly explains his vision behind his redesign of the CMA, reflecting upon which parts of its story to rewrite and which parts to keep.
Enter to win two tickets to see Van Gogh Repetitions and a $100 gift certificate to Provenance restaurant!
Lois Conner began her photographic explorations of China with a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1984. Since then, she has returned annually, traveling extensively and using her 7 x 17 banquet camera to describe the landscape, architecture, and people. Beijing: Contemporary and Imperial: Photographs by Lois Conner focuses on her work in the city over the past thirty years. Before the opening on Sunday, March 30, we caught up with Conner for the stories behind a few of the photographs from the exhibition
Throughout the month of March, the Cleveland Museum of Art spotlights women in the arts here on the CMA's blog. This week, Sonya Rhie Quintanilla. the George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, discusses images of goddesses from the museum's collection.