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.
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