With continuing momentum surrounding the conclusion of its eight-year renovation and expansion project, the Cleveland Museum of Art enjoyed strong gains in attendance, membership and fundraising during its 2013-2014 fiscal year.
On Monday, June 9, 2014, Dr. William M. Griswold, incoming director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, came to the museum to visit the staff before beginning his position as director in late summer. While here, we sat down with Dr. Griswold to get his first thoughts on leading the Cleveland Museum of Art in part one of this video series.
We've reached 50,000 Facebook fans today, and we want to send a thank you gift to a lucky fan! Head to our Facebook post, and tell us in which artist, dead or alive, you would love to take on a gallery tour of the Cleveland Museum of Art, and you'll be automatically entered to win a guided tour of the museum's collection, a $50 gift certificate to Provenance restaurant, and year-long partner level membership (for two people) to the museum! We will randomly select a winner at noon on Thursday, May 8, and announce the winner thereafter on our Facebook page.
The Cleveland Museum of Art announces its new online feature: a museum dashboard comprised of rotating sets of information exploring numerous facets of the museum’s work and history.
The story of the brave men and women who worked to rescue Europe’s greatest art treasures during World War II has been brought to the silver screen in The Monuments Men. But did you know that monuments men also served in Japan? Learn more about one of those Monuments Men, Sherman Lee, former director of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
In honor of one year of Gallery One, we will be hosting a live Twitter Q&A on Thursday, January 30 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EST, and invite you to share your thoughts and questions about Gallery One's technology and design, content and interpretation, and what we've learned along the way.
The Cleveland Museum of Art has retained the executive recruiting firm Russell Reynolds Associates to assist in the search for a new director of the museum. Russell Reynolds Associates is a leading private firm in non-profit senior-level executive search and assessment. They have 42 offices across North and South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific and have served clients for over 40 years.
It's been an exciting and eventful 2013 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, culminating with the grand opening of the building and west wing galleries! To celebrate, the Cleveland Museum of Art is hosting a variety of public programs and activities to commemorate this historic moment. Come See Amazing this week at the Cleveland Museum of Art! Take a look back at the last 12 months in our Instagram highlights flipbook, and add your own CMA Instagram moments to the reel. Happy New Year!
CLEVELAND (December 17, 2013) – The Cleveland Museum of Art announced today that 501,314 visitors came to the museum during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. This attendance statistic represents a 39% increase year-over-year and is the highest attendance in over a decade. Key drivers of attendance included the opening of the museum’s 39,000 square foot atrium; the award-winning Gallery One; the new north wing galleries along with many new programming initiatives, including the MIX at CMA first Friday happy hour series and Second Sundays family day programming.
The CMA's renovation and expansion project will come to a completion on December 31. In recognition of this historic moment, we sat down with Interim Director Fred Bidwell to talk about the building expansion and grand opening, his new role and top priorities for the future, and the impact of the Cleveland Museum of Art on the community.