Two New Distance Learning Courses Connect Art to Science

Posted on January 13, 2012 by ClevelandArt

Building Basics
Grades 5–8

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.

Workshops Explore Visual Literacy for Effective Writing on Feb. 8 and 15

Posted on January 13, 2012 by ClevelandArt

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.

Museum to Host Symposium on China, Ohio and the New Global Economy

Posted on December 14, 2011 by ClevelandArt

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.


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