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Friday Feature: MIX Femme Flash Writing

Posted on March 25, 2016 by cmoore

On March 4th, the CMA held MIX: Femme, one of the monthly MIX at CMA events featuring art, music, and more. At this event, the activity was a Flash Writing session led by Scribes Unlimited's Paola Amaras and Paul Kraly. See below for an overview of the activity via Paola and Paul, and for a few images of these stories. Share your ideas and additional story lines in the comments below!

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Cleveland, OH (March 29, 2016) Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt explores the close friendship between two significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007). While their practices diverged in numerous ways, this exhibition illuminates the crucial impact of their friendship on both their art and their lives, featuring 50 works, including many that have not been publicly exhibited for decades.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt

Cleveland (March 10, 2016) Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt brings 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history to life through some of the finest objects from the British Museum’s vast holdings and several of Cleveland’s own masterworks. The first Egyptian art exhibition organized at the Cleveland Museum of Art since 1996, Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt looks past the myth to reveal the carefully designed personas of the Egyptian kings and explore the realities of daily life for the ancient royals.

MIX: Mask on Friday, February 5, 5-9 p.m.

Cleveland (February 3, 2016) Celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival at MIX: Mask. Check out masks from around the world in the galleries, and see performances about the masks we wear in our lives, inspired by works of art in the CMA collection, by students from the Cleveland Humanities Collaborative. Plus, go hands-on with a mask-themed Art Cart and unleash your creative side when you make your own Mardi Gras-style mask.

The Power of Words and Expression: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cleveland (January 18, 2015) Today the Cleveland Museum of Art will open its doors for a free daylong celebration of art, music and film in celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Family-friendly activities, storytelling and song will fill the galleries to honor Dr. King’s vision of altruism and acceptance. The museum will be open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with art activities and performances from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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