Cleveland, OH (October 15, 2018) – In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar features 43 large-scale color images by American photographer Rania Matar. In four different series, Matar uses portraiture to examine the nature of female identity in girlhood, adolescence, and middle age in the United States and Lebanon. The photographs address her subjects’ identities, but also reflect her own experiences as a woman of Palestinian origin born and raised in Lebanon.
Events and Programs
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.
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.