This week at the Cleveland Museum of Art, dive deeper into the art and identity of West Africa, explore the behind-the-scenes of our Indian and Southeast Asian collection of miniatures, and more!
The Thinker: A CMA Blog
Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa is now open at the Cleveland Museum of Art through Sunday, May 31, 2015. To help get you acquainted with the art of Senufo, we've shared some helpful facts and highlights from the exhibition in this digital infographic.
The Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team presents a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. This most recent playlist features music by Fred Frith, Jacob Cooper, David Lang, Terry Riley, and more.
Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa is now open at the Cleveland Museum of Art. We caught up with the museum's Curator of African Art, Constantine Petridis, for a closer look at the art of African art.
A selection of drawings, photographs, and Post-Minimalist art make up the latest lot of acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art this year. New works accessioned into the museum's collection include An Album Folio from the Collection of Padre Sebastiano Resta, one of the most important collectors of old master drawings in his day; The Agony in the Garden, a pen and ink and wash drawing by the late 16th century Florentine artist Santi di Tito; an enigmatic portrait by the innovative British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron of her favorite niece, Julia Jackson, dated 1867; The Thinkers, by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz; and Pure Cadmium Red, Medium, a work by Dale Henry. These additions to the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection will enhance its already world-renowned reputation for its quality and breadth.
This week at the Cleveland Museum of Art, enjoy art in many forms: through tours, food and wine, film, books, and more!
Today marks National Beer Day in the United States, a celebration of the prohibition-ending Cullen-Harrison Act, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22, 1933. That law went into effect 16 days later on April 7, making alcohol legal to purchase again in the United States for the first time in more than 12 years. In the spirit of "spirits," here is are six beer vessels from the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art!
There is something for everyone this week at the Cleveland Museum of Art! From concerts to community fairs to colloquiums, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and get inspired.
Looking for a fun activity for Easter weekend? Take the Cleveland Museum of Art Easter hunt challenge by finding these nine works from our collection.