Cleveland, OH (September 16, 2015) Pictorialist Photography was the first concerted, widespread effort to release photography from the constraints of mechanical reproduction and elevate it to the status of fine art. Unique programming highlights this exhibition of American Pictorialist work and explores the themes of personal expression. Shadows and Dreams: Pictorialist Photography in America is on view in the Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery now through January 17, 2016.
Events and Programs
CLEVELAND (Sept. 14, 2015) — The Cleveland Museum of Art will host the 26th Annual I Madonnari Chalk Festival on Saturday, September 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20, from noon to 5:00 p.m., rain or shine. The Chalk Festival features street paintings by professional chalk artists and local community groups, families and individuals. Participants will have an opportunity to showcase their art on the museum’s south-side plaza and throughout the pathways, which wind through the Fine Arts Garden and down to Wade Lagoon.
Enjoy August’s hot summer nights on the museum’s gorgeous south terrace as you sip a refreshing cocktail, play global games in the grass and discover art with international flair on gallery tours.
As the sun goes down, groove to the irresistible rhythms of Todo Mundo. Todo Mundo, meaning “All the World”, is one of San Diego’s hottest bands, having been voted Best World Music band (2012-2014) at the San Diego Music Awards. Their irresistible rhythms blend the musical flavors of Spanish rumba and reggae with Brazilian, Balkan and Middle Eastern styles.
It's a big week here at the museum! Read on to see all the exciting things you can come see and do.
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb will be at the Cleveland Museum of Art on the weekend of July 17-19 to educate professional and amateur photographers on the ins and outs of connecting with their subjects and photos.
Traveling to festivals, community events, parades, and much more across the Greater Cleveland area, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Street Team has been racking up the miles to get the word out about the Museum and its Summer @ CMA programming.
Explore expressive potential in Monotypes: Painterly Prints, now on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art!
In celebration of the Cleveland Museum of Art's upcoming 26th Parade the Circle on June 13, go behind the scenes in these exclusive podcast interviews highlighting the incredible stories and people behind Parade.
This week at the Cleveland Museum of Art, enjoy two new (free!) exhibition openings, plus events for the entire family!
On Friday, May 8, “New Directors, New Directions” will take place at the Cleveland Museum of Art.