Exhibitions

KEYS TO THE TREASURE: A Roadmap to the Exhibition

Posted on November 2, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion is on view until January 17, 2011 and the exhibition encourages many conversations about the connections between past and present, secular and sacred, east and west, myth and mystery, and art and science.

In this, the first of a series of blogs about the exhibition, we'll look at a few keys to understanding the exhibition. As with any journey, you need a roadmap for your travel to distant lands and times.

KEY PLAYERS

Another Take: Artist and Visitor Perspectives on The Casting

Posted on August 20, 2010 by ClevelandArt

“Totally drew me in–an incredible experience."

"I thought the piece was simply beautiful. Beautifully executed, as well as beautiful to watch."

"As for me the exhibit at first glance impacts me, grabs my attention. The use of both a documentary format and hi-definition manner … Very moving."

The Casting by Omer Fast is a contemporary video art installation. The video features compelling imagery and narratives about love and war while grappling with questions of memory and recollection. The artist visited the museum on July 9 to talk about his work.

Experiencing Art of the American Indians Through the Eyes of Curator Susan Bergh

Posted on March 17, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, which draws from the renowned Native American art collection at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., is making its traveling debut at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) before moving to Minneapolis and Indianapolis. Below, Susan Bergh, associate curator for art of the ancient Americas at CMA, talks about the origins of the exhibition and the relationships she developed with members of Cleveland’s Native American community.

Music, Crafts, and More Celebrate Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection

Posted on March 4, 2010 by ClevelandArt

This weekend, the Cleveland Museum of Art will debut its first exhibition of Native American art since the 1970s.  Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection features 120 masterworks drawn from the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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