CLEVELAND (Sept. 9, 2010) – Dr. Derek Krueger, the Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will explore the religion of relics in early Byzantium during the annual Dr. John and Helen Collis Lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, in the Cleveland Museum of Art's Gartner Auditorium. The free lecture provides a thought-provoking preview for the museum's major fall exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe, which opens on Oct. 17.
Events and Programs
CLEVELAND (Sept. 24, 2010) – On Wednesday, Oct. 20, Steven Litt, the Plain Dealer's art and architecture critic, and Chris Ronayne, president of University Circle Inc., will provide an update on recent progress in the development of Cleveland's University Circle neighborhood. The free event, which will take place at the Cleveland Museum of Art, is open to the public, with coffee at 10 a.m. and the program from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the museum's recital hall. A question and answer session follows.
CLEVELAND (Sept. 27, 2010) — The Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art hosts its seventh annual Wearable Art Fashion Show and Boutique on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the LaMalfa Conference Center, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, on 5783 Heisley Road in Mentor.
The Cleveland Museum of Art's beautiful grounds have long been one of the city's most popular destinations for wedding photographs. Beginning this Valentine's Day, the public is invited to submit a photograph taken on museum grounds from their own, or a relative's wedding day or commitment ceremony and be entered into a drawing to win a romantic weekend for two in University Circle. Select photographs will be included in the museum's archives as well as on the museum's blog and Facebook page.
CLEVELAND (May 4, 2011) – For the third year, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) invites the community to celebrate the beginning of summer's long days and hot nights with the annual Summer Solstice Party on Saturday, June 25 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Guests will globetrot via performances on the main stage by musicians from around the world, and the museum's galleries will be open until 2 a.m. From grooving to Afro-Saharan sounds to a rogue marching band, partygoers will eat, drink and dance the night away.
CLEVELAND (November 15, 2011) —The Cleveland Museum of Art presents the 18th annual Winter Lights Lantern Festival from December 2–31, 2011. The lanterns will be displayed outside on Wade Oval, inside the museum, and for the first time, on the new east wing terrace. Inspired by cross-cultural ceremonial lighting traditions, the community arts festival is a seasonal museum celebration and a component of University Circle Inc.'s Holiday CircleFest on Sunday, December 4.
CLEVELAND (November 21, 2011) – The Cleveland Museum of Art's VIVA! & Gala Performing Arts Series presents the world premiere of a musical commission titled Chinese Art Music: Yang Wei and Ensemble on Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the museum's Gartner Auditorium.
CLEVELAND (December 16, 2011) – For the first time in museum history, the Cleveland Museum of Art is assembling distinguished business and government leaders in a symposium to discuss how Cleveland can learn and benefit from China's successful emergence as one of the world's leading economies in the 21st century; and how the expertise of the symposium's panelists can influence the development of an international business agenda for Northeast Ohio.
The Cleveland Museum of Art holds its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The event will feature:
CLEVELAND (March 13, 2012) – Cleveland's third official TEDx event, TEDxCLE will take place from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. At TEDxCLE, Cleveland's innovators will speak on a variety of topics in order to highlight areas in which Cleveland is excelling and reinventing itself. This is the first time the event will be held at CMA. Tickets for last year's event sold out in two hours and we plan for a sellout crowd of 685 this year.
Speakers have been confirmed and are listed below: