By Allison Tillinger Schmid
The exhibition CLE OP: Cleveland Op Art Pioneers opens on April 9 to celebrate the work of several Cleveland artists who contributed to the abstract art movement that surged in the 1960s. Op Art (short for optical art) applies the art of visual illusion and perception to dazzle the eye of visitors through unique compositions that combine bold colors, dynamic patterns, geometric shapes and lines.
By Hajnal Eppley
Museum Ambassadors/ Lifelong Learning Center Assistant
The Educators Academy (formerly the Teacher Resource Center) recently held a three-part workshop celebrating the museum’s illuminated manuscript exhibition Glory of the Painted Page. Building on the theme of text and image, participants viewed the exhibition and then explore illuminated manuscripts, artist’s books and grap
By Carrie Reese
Marketing and Communications Intern
Seema Rao has spent a decade working in the education department here at the museum. We recently met with her to hear her many stories about experiences at the museum. We have it all here for you, from funny moments to favorite memories.
The museum’s Connie Towson Ford Educators Academy is inviting teachers from all grade levels and disciplines to learn at the Igniting Student Success workshop, August 3 to 6.
Educators will come away with the skills to integrate art into their lesson plans while also focusing on literacy, math, science, and social studies. A variety of professionals will teach art-centered interdisciplinary approaches to help your classroom succeed.