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"Art Unites Us:" Hanuman Return Ceremony and Memorandum of Understanding Signing in Cambodia (Photos)

Posted on May 12, 2015 by RGoodwin

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.

Cleveland Museum of Art Returns Khmer Sculpture and Is Entering Into An Agreement for Cultural Cooperation with Cambodia

The Cleveland Museum of Art announced that it voluntarily returned a 10th century Cambodian stone sculpture of Hanuman to the Kingdom of Cambodia and is entering into a Memorandum of Understanding concerning cultural cooperation with the National Museum of Cambodia.

Cards from the Collection: Mother's Day

Posted on May 8, 2015 by RGoodwin

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.

Master Drawings and Radical Photographs: Meet the Museum's Newest Art Acquisitions

Posted on April 14, 2015 by RGoodwin

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.

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