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The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Next Installment of Centennial Loans

Cleveland, OH (July 12, 2016) In celebration of its 2016 centennial, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) is marking its anniversary with a series of exceptional loans from select collections around the world. Some are directly related to works in the museum’s permanent holdings; others highlight an artist or object not currently represented in the collection.

Art of the Day: The Cleveland Indian

Posted on July 8, 2016 by cmoore

Ever since Cleveland has been declared a city of champions once again, it seems like all of our sports teams have been on a hot streak. Our own Cleveland Indians created a new franchise record with 14 straight wins over the past month, and we have two players going to the all-star game. Of course this is common knowledge for any Cleveland sports fan, but what you might not know is that the Cleveland Museum of Art has its own contemporary painting that honors the Tribe. 

Clarissa von Spee Appointed Curator of Chinese Art

CLEVELAND (June 23, 2016) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has announced the appointment of Clarissa von Spee as Curator of Chinese Art and Head of the Department of Asian Art. The museum’s renowned collection of Chinese art, ranging from the Neolithic period to the early 21st century, is distinguished by the quality and rarity of each object. Von Spee’s appointment follows an international search. She will assume her responsibilities at the CMA in September.

The New Curator of Chinese Art: Clarissa von Spee

Posted on June 24, 2016 by cmoore

The Cleveland Museum of Art has exciting news this week as it announced the appointment of Clarissa von Spee as Curator of Chinese Art and Head of the Department of Asian Art. The museum’s renowned collection of Chinese art, ranging from the Neolithic period to the early 21st century, is distinguished by the quality and rarity of each object. Von Spee’s appointment follows an international search, and all at the museum are excited for her to assume her responsibilities this September.

Centennial Festival Weekend is Sat, June 25 & Sun, June 26!

Posted on June 22, 2016 by cmoore

This weekend, 6/25-6/26, is the one we have all been anxiously awaiting, the CMA’s Centennial Festival Weekend! This weekend-long event will feature a wide array of performances and special programming for museum visitors. Inside the museum, you will find a variety of special tours, meditation in the galleries, music and more. Outside, visitors can participate in yoga on the museum lawn, and around Wade Lagoon, festival goers can engage with local artists as they create original artworks.

Cleveland Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions

CLEVELAND (June 15, 2016) – Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include a Byzantine icon of the New Testament Trinity; a Bacchus centerpiece by famed artist René Lalique; an exceptionally beautiful Japanese lacquer writing box; a contemporary sculpture by a Cambodian artist; and an African figure from the Mbole people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Icon of the New Testament Trinity
Painting dates to before the fall of Constantinople

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