Cleveland, OH (September 11, 2018)—The Cleveland Museum of Art’s 2018–2019 Performing Arts Series features some of the most acclaimed performing artists from around the globe. As ever, the museum’s series continues its exciting schedule with a range of artists from traditions far and wide, old and new.
Events and Programs
Cleveland, OH (June 1, 2018) — The Cleveland Museum of Art’s galleries are dynamic and always changing. Celebrate the museum’s newly acquired contemporary African sculptures with art activities, gallery tours, and live entertainment featuring Afrobeat and grooves by DJ Mark Who? (a.k.a. The Whatknot), as well as traditional African dance performances by members of the Djapo Cultural Arts Institute.
Cleveland, OH (May 4, 2018) — In the 1700s, Venice was renowned for staging Europe’s most lavish and extravagant celebrations. There were no cameras, so rulers and aristocrats commissioned magnificent paintings to proclaim their status and document significant milestones in their lives. Some of these paintings are on display in Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe.
Cleveland, OH (April 6, 2018) – Celebrate the artist Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and the exhibition Rodin—100 Years. The evening includes a special tour highlighting the unsolved mystery of the bombing of The Thinker, programming designed to spark your cerebral cortex and your dance moves, signature cocktails and hip hop, house and world music by DJ Candi Fresca.
Cleveland, OH (February 2, 2018) – Come dance, vibe, and enjoy a soulful concoction of music across the decades with DJ Forrest Getem Gump, inspired by Heritage: Wadsworth and Jae Jarrell, from 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Rhythm of the Soul 6:15 & 7:45 p.m.
Explore how the rhythm of the soul is manifest in works from the permanent collection.
Cleveland, OH (January 9, 2018) – This month Dana Schutz returns to Cleveland with a new exhibition, Eating Atom Bombs, featuring a group of 12 paintings and three drawings created primarily in the past year. Seven of these works have never been exhibited before. The exhibition’s title speaks to the precariousness of our current political and social moment.
Cleveland, OH (January 5, 2018) On Monday, January 15, the Cleveland Museum of Art will open its doors for a free day-long celebration honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King shared a wealth of wisdom on how to create a more just, humane and peaceful world. The museum celebrates his legacy with performances and art-inspired experiences centered around his nonviolent philosophy. The museum and its galleries will be open from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., with activities and performances designed for all ages from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.