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.
The Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and The Cleveland Museum of Art announced today that the Museum has agreed to return to the Kingdom of Cambodia a tenth-century sculpture of Hanuman acquired by the Museum in 1982.
This week at the Cleveland Museum of Art, enjoy two new (free!) exhibition openings, plus events for the entire family!
With the purchase of twelve gold objects the Cleveland Museum of Art has transformed its collection of Pre-Columbian art.
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.
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.
Enjoy some beautiful photographs from around the world in honor of Earth Day today.
The Cleveland Museum of Art has acquired a spectacular imperial tent created for Muhammad Shah, who ruled Iran from 1834–48 during the Qajar dynasty.
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.
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!