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The Cleveland Museum of Art to Join Association of Art Museum Directors’ Eighth Annual Celebration of Art Museum Day on May 18, 2017

Cleveland (May 16, 2017)—As part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, the Cleveland Museum of Art will offer free admission to Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and half-price admission to the exhibition Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21.

Mother's Day at the CMA

Posted on May 11, 2017 by cmoore

Mother's Day is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate mom than by spending a day at the CMA! Check out some ideas that will surely make you the family favorite on Sun, 5/14. 

CMA Store: Members 25% Off Jewelry
Through 5/14
Looking for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts? The Cleveland Museum of Art Store is offering 25% off to CMA members on all regularly priced jewelry in the store until May 14. Celebrate your mom with something almost as beautiful as she is.

Cleveland Museum of Art to Transfer Roman Sculpture of Drusus Minor to the Republic of Italy

CLEVELAND, OHIO (April 18, 2017) –The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) and The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism of the Republic of Italy (Ministry) today announced that they have reached an agreement for the transfer of an early 1st century A.D. marble portrait head of Drusus Minor (Drusus Julius Caesar, 13 B.C.-A.D. 23) to the Republic of Italy. The sculpture, previously sold at a public auction in Paris in 2004, was acquired by CMA in 2012, after extensive research to confirm its ownership history.

Cleveland Museum of Art to Transfer Roman Sculpture of Drusus Minor to the Republic of Italy

CLEVELAND (April 18, 2017) –The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced that it will transfer an early 1st century A.D. marble portrait head of Drusus Minor (Drusus Julius Caesar,13 B.C.-A.D. 23) to the Republic of Italy. At his death at the age of 37, Drusus Minor, the son of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, was next in line to the imperial throne.  The sensitivity of the carving, the excellent state of preservation, and the monumental scale distinguish it as among the most accomplished portraits of the Julio-Claudian prince to have survived from antiquity.

Cleveland Museum of Art Affirms Its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Cleveland, OH (March 27, 2017) Since it opened its doors in 1916, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has sought to bring the pleasure and meaning of art to the broadest possible audience. The statement “for the benefit of all the people forever” was written into Jeptha Wade’s 1892 deed of gift for the land on which the museum stands. And it serves as the bedrock on which the institution was built, reflecting its founders’ belief that museums should be places for inspiration and for creating wonder and meaning in people’s lives. 

Cleveland Museum of Art Announces New Acquisitions

CLEVELAND (March 21, 2017) – Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Alabama, an Abstract Expressionist masterpiece by African American artist Norman Lewis; a rare tempera painting of St. Matthew by William Blake; and a 16th-century drawing that served as a study for the altarpiece The Entombment, by Giovanni de’ Vecchi.

Norman Lewis’s Masterpiece, Alabama

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