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.
Events and Programs
Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!
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.
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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CLEVELAND, OH — One hundred years ago the Cleveland Museum of Art opened its doors to the public. In 2016 the museum invites all audiences to in celebrate its 100th anniversary, honoring the past and looking ahead to the future. Program highlights include special Centennial exhibitions representing the creative genius of four continents, spanning ancient to contemporary, as well as the presentation of extraordinary individual works of art on loan from top-tier institutions all over the world, and once-in-a-lifetime events and community programs. William M.
Celebrate the holiday season, and take advantage of free admission to MIX: Dream. This month, discover the museum’s extensive and unique collection of American Pictorialist photography in Shadows and Dreams: Pictorialist Photography in America.
Exhibition Features More Than 100 Paintings by Modern Masters
On Friday, September 25, The Womens Council's Annual Education Evening Program, “The Diplomacy of Art: How Art in Embassies Linked Cleveland with Bratislava” will take place at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Gartner Auditorium. This is a free event, open to the public beginning at 6:00 p.m. Art in Embassies, an office of the U.S. State Department, curated and mounted the Art in Embassies exhibition in the Bratislava residence of former U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia Theodore Sedgwick in 2011, at his request.
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.
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.