A visitor discusses why he chose to spend his MLK Day at the museum.
Buildings are everywhere, from strong towering skyscrapers to precarious footbridges. But how do they work, and what keeps them standing? Students in this program will explore the structural properties and geometry of buildings through artwork from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection. They will be asked to get involved in discussion of the structures examined and will even have the exciting chance to engineer their own mini-structure with paper.
Come join us on Wed., February 8 and 15, 2012 from 4:15 pm to 7:00 pm as we examine paintings and other objects from the collections of The Cleveland Museum of Art to develop descriptive, and comparison / contrast paragraphs. Focusing on American art and using art terminology, we’ll be guided through the process of writing about masterworks in order to build these skills with middle and high school students.
The museum will host an innovative dialogue on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 to explore how Cleveland can benefit from China’s emergence as one of the world’s leading economies. A distinguished panel of regional and national business, academic, journalism, and government leaders whose organizations have significant ties with China will offer insights for The Art of Reinvention: China, Ohio, and the New Global Economy.
Two museums. Three hours. 14 teachers. Lots of rocks. On Saturday, August 6, teachers from around the region learned how to integrate the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History into their curricula in our Geology of Art workshop.