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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

Museum Enhances Award-winning ArtLens App

CLEVELAND, OH — The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) announces the release of ArtLens 2.0., an enhanced version of its award-winning collection application.  A collaborative creation, ArtLens 2.0 combines the most current technology and innovative design with a wealth of interpretive content provided by the museum’s curatorial and interpretation teams.  ArtLens 2.0 includes a high-definition image and object information about every artwork on display in the museum, and is updated in real time, ensuring that users have access to the most accurate information available.

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