Exhibitions

Treasures of Heaven: A Designer's Perspective

Posted on December 6, 2010 by ClevelandArt

By Jim Engelmann
Exhibition Designer

Designing an exhibition is all about the stuff – the cases, the walls, the graphics, the labels, the lights, and most of all the works of art – the things that people come here to look at. What are they? How many? How big? When will they be here? Are they fragile? Do these belong together or apart? … on and on and on.

Under Construction: The Art of Kim Beom

Posted on November 18, 2010 by ClevelandArt

The exhibition, Kim Beom: Objects Being Taught They Are Nothing But Tools , offers a sensitive critique of Kim Beom’s Korean heritage and culture. It is the first exhibition of the artist by a United States museum. In this blog, we share a few photos of the artist’s work in progress that offer insight into the exhibition’s interest and aims.

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Guelph Treasure Archive Materials on Display in Ingalls Library

Posted on November 5, 2010 by ClevelandArt

The Ingalls Library and Archives staff has organized a small display of photographs, letters, and newspaper clippings related to the museum’s acquisitions of objects from the world-renowned Guelph Treasure in 1930. This display will remain on view in the library’s reference area through Friday, December 3, 2010, free and open to the public.

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.

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