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.
The CMA’s next blockbuster exhibition, Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt opens this Sunday, March 13! This show invites visitors to uncover the stories behind ancient Egypt’s legendary rulers through stunning objects from the vast Egyptian holdings of the British Museum. Become a member to see it first and see it free on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12.
Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!
CLEVELAND (January 21, 2016) –To celebrate the Cleveland Museum of Art’s centennial year, the department of contemporary art has organized four solo exhibitions featuring a wide variety of artistic expression and concerns. At Transformer Station, Jon Pestoni: Some Years is the LA-based painter’s institutional solo debut that explores his blend of painterly tropes and psychological responses. Next is an exhibition focused on Dan Graham’s career-long analysis of rock music—fitting for the city where it all began.
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.
The Cleveland Museum of Art is extending their hours of operation on special days through January 5, 2016 to offer visitors additional times to view Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibition. Due to the popularity of this exhibition, entrance tickets may be sold out. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection of Chinese art is one of the most distinguished in the West, representing the highest level of Chinese artistic accomplishment. A new publication, Silent Poetry: Chinese Paintings from the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art offers a comprehensive look at the museum’s exceptional collection of Chinese paintings. To celebrate this publication, the museum is presenting a focused exhibition of the same title, open now through April 24, 2016 in the Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery.
Exhibition Features More Than 100 Paintings by Modern Masters
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.
It's a big week here at the museum! Read on to see all the exciting things you can come see and do.