Cleveland (July 11, 2019) — Pablo Picasso’s prolonged engagement with paper is the subject of the groundbreaking exhibition Picasso and Paper, organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso, Paris. Picasso and Paper will be on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from May 24 to August 23, 2020, in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall and Gallery.
Cleveland (July 7, 2019) – Organized by The Morgan Library & Museum, Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders—the first exhibition of its kind in North America—explores the complex social roles of monsters in the Middle Ages. Featuring about 60 illuminated manuscripts from the Morgan’s renowned collection, the exhibition includes devotional, liturgical and secular works spanning the 800s to 1500s.
Cleveland, OH (May 16, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced an extraordinary gift from the Print Club of Cleveland. In commemoration of its 2019 centennial, the club has presented the museum with a $300,000 gift to be used for the acquisition of prints and drawings and the exhibition of works on paper. Such gifts are vital for the museum’s mission to make the finest art from around the globe available to all.
CLEVELAND (April 24, 2019) – Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include 17 drawings from the Golden Age of Dutch art; a fine painting by Louis Hayet, a key proponent of neo-impressionism; a contemporary sculpture by American artist Jenny Holzer from her iconic series Laments; and 13 photographs by modern American masters from generous donors Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann.
Seventeen Dutch Drawings
Cleveland, OH (March 25, 2019) – Gordon Parks (1912–2006) considered his work during the 1940s to be the benchmark for his 60-year career. Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 documents the importance of Parks’ early experiences in shaping his groundbreaking, passionate vision.
Cleveland, OH (March 12, 2019)– The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced the appointment of Emily Liebert as Curator of Contemporary Art, following an international search.
Cleveland, OH (March 4, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced an extraordinary gift from longtime CMA trustee William Madar and his wife, Amanda. The couple has established the position of William P. and Amanda C. Madar Curator of American Painting and Sculpture through a $3 million permanent endowment fund that will advance the study and appreciation of the CMA’s renowned collection of American painting and sculpture.
Seated Tenjin, 1259. Kamakura period (1185–1333). Wood with color; 94.9 x 101.5 x 68.8 cm. Yoki Tenman Jinja, Nara. Important Cultural Property. Photo: Nara National Museum
Cleveland, OH (January 15, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced record-breaking annual attendance figures, having welcomed 769,435 visitors in 2018, a 31% increase compared to 586,672 visitors in 2017. The total eclipses the previous record set more than 30 years ago in 1987, when the museum welcomed 719,620 guests. Since its founding in 1916, more than 44 million people have walked through CMA’s doors.