Exhibitions

2011 Museum Staff Art Exhibition On View at the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND (November, 2011) – On view at the Cleveland Museum of Art now through November 30, 2011 is an exhibition of museum staff artwork, curated by museum director David Franklin. Representing staff from thirteen museum departments, the exhibition is comprised of 45 objects in a variety of media. This year's show is the first staff exhibition held on museum grounds since 1991.

Rembrandt in America Opens February 19

CLEVELAND (January 23, 2012) – The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Rembrandt in America, the first major exhibition to explore how the desire for Rembrandt paintings by American collectors has fueled research about the artist's work. The groundbreaking exhibition contains over 50 works, with about 30 autograph paintings by Rembrandt van Rijn, the largest number of the artist's authentic paintings assembled from American collections in a century.

Rembrandt in America Opens at the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND (February 3, 2012) – Beginning Sunday, February 19, the Cleveland Museum of Art presents Rembrandt in America, the largest collection of authentic Rembrandt paintings assembled in the United States in a century and the first major exhibition to explore how the desire for Rembrandt paintings by American collectors has fueled research about the artist's work.

Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties Opens at the Cleveland Museum of Art

CLEVELAND (June, 2012) – The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties, a wide-ranging exhibition which brings together for the first time the work of more than sixty painters, sculptors, and photographers who explored a new approach to realism in the years between World War I and the Great Depression. Youth and Beauty is complemented by an extensive program schedule, including 1920s Cleveland architectural tours, lectures and gallery talks, and a silent film and musical performance program.

Coming Soon: Contemporary Art Installation By Martin Creed

Posted on September 11, 2012 by ClevelandArt

We are anticipating the installation of Work No. 965: Half the air in a given space by Martin Creed, one of Great Britain’s most acclaimed contemporay artists, has been described as an “epicsculpture/installation/happening.” The all-inclusive list attempts to classify an artwork that is versatile in essence and cannot be pinned down as one specific genre.

Women in the 1920s: Youth, Beauty and Independence

Posted on August 7, 2012 by ClevelandArt

Every time I stroll through the Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties, I gain new insights into the complex decade of the 1920s. This time I was struck by how many different roles women play in the paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs on view. The 1920s was a time of rapid social change that offered new freedoms to women, who had slipped out of the corset and into the voting booth just a few years earlier.

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