Events and Programs

Inspiring Poetry: Shadows and Dreams

Posted on August 17, 2016 by cmoore

In October 2015, poets gathered at the museum for a day-long workshop focusing on ekphrastic poetry, the description in verse of a work of art. Visiting Shadows and Dreams: Pictorialist Photography in America, they found plenty of inspiration. Pictorialist photographers emphasized creativity and personal expression in their work, and the photographs in the exhibition represent a wide range of imaginative, artistic visions. After looking closely at the exhibition, each poet selected one or two of the photographs on view to use as a focus for the day’s writing. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents: Art and Stories from Mughal India

Art and Stories from Mughal India presents the story of the Mughals—and stories for the Mughals—in 100 exquisite paintings from the 1500s to 1800s. The exhibition and accompanying Mughal painting collection catalogue celebrate the Cleveland Museum of Art’s centennial with works drawn from the 2013 landmark acquisition of the Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Ralph Benkaim Collection of Deccan and Mughal paintings, many exhibited and published for the first time.

Parade the Circle 2016 is Saturday, June 11!

Posted on June 8, 2016 by cmoore

Mark your calendars for the return of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle this weekend, Sat, June 11! This annual celebration, now in its 27th year, will fill Wade Oval with lively sounds and colors, featuring innovative costumes, giant puppets and handmade masks created by international and national artists, as well as Greater Cleveland artists, families, schools and community groups. The parade will kick-off at 12 p.m.

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