Community Engagement

The Making of Hate Crimes in the Heartland with Writer and Producer, Rachel Lyon

Posted on January 13, 2015 by RGoodwin

On Monday, January 19, the Cleveland Museum of Art will open its doors for a free daylong celebration of art, music, and film in celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Family-friendly activities, storytelling, and song will fill the galleries to honor Dr. King’s vision of altruism and acceptance. The day will culminate with a special screening of Hate Crimes in the Heartland, a groundbreaking documentary that explores media coverage of hate crimes in America. Following the film, a panel of religious, civic, and activist leaders as well as the film's producer and writer, will discuss local challenges to diversity and share thoughts on service-related responses to hate. We caught up with Rachel Lyon, writer and producer of Hate Crimes in the Heartland before the Cleveland screening to get some insight on why she decided to make this film.

People and Priorities: Interview with Incoming Director Dr. William M. Griswold

Posted on August 14, 2014 by RGoodwin

Next week, the Cleveland Museum of Art will welcome Dr. William M. Griswold as its tenth director of the museum. During the summer, we caught up with Dr. Griswold to get his first reflections on a number of topics, including his anticipation in connecting with the museum staff and Northeast Ohio community.

For the Win: Athletes in Art

Posted on August 1, 2014 by ehackett

The Cleveland Museum of Art is proud to be a community partner of Gay Games 9 (GG9) and very pleased to host Night Before 9: Out in Art on Friday night, August 8. In the meantime, get to know some of the museum's sports-related objects from the collection, highlighted in this blog post.

Community Engagement: First Thoughts from Incoming Director Dr. William M. Griswold

Posted on July 24, 2014 by RGoodwin

On Monday, June 9, 2014, Dr. William M. Griswold, incoming director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, came to the museum to visit the staff before beginning his position as director in late summer. While here, we sat down with Dr. Griswold to get his first thoughts on community engagement at the Cleveland Museum of Art in part two of this video series.

Parade Babies Grow Up

Posted on June 11, 2014 by RVanLear

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. 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. In our final post in the series, we focus on Parade's youngest participants, now all grown up.

Enter to Win: Fifty Thousand Fans on Facebook Giveaway

Posted on May 7, 2014 by RGoodwin

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.

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