Cleveland, OH (June 21, 2017) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), in its latest initiative to use game-changing technology that enhances the experience of its visitors and their connection with the museum’s world-renowned collection, has reimagined its award-winning Gallery One concept with the introduction of the ARTLENS Gallery. Guests will get a chance to preview ARTLENS Gallery during the museum’s ninth annual Solstice celebration on June 24, 2017.
Many may be familiar with Studio Go from last year, between March 2016 and October 2016, the CMA’s mobile outreach van Studio Go visited 42 community events, festivals, and celebrations. The CMA’s Studio Go directly served more than 5,000 patrons, delivering hands-on art experiences to neighborhoods across Northeast Ohio throughout the season. People of all ages participated in art exploration activities that sparked curiosity and created deeper ties to the Cleveland Museum of Art’s world renowned collection.
Cleveland, OH (June 21, 2017)—The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a medieval limestone sculpture of Saint John the Baptist by Jan Crocq, six Pre-Columbian objects from the South American Andes, three Japanese Edo period porcelain dishes, and a monumental photograph by contemporary Irish artist Richard Mosse.
Saint John the Baptist
An extraordinary example of Late Burgundian art
Need some ideas about what to do for your dad on Father’s Day? Here’s a few inspired by works of art in the CMA’s collection.
1)Take him out to the ball game!
The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates summer with Ohio City Stages. These block parties, now in their fifth season, feature acclaimed global music artists on a neighborhood stage outside the Transformer Station on West 29th Street.
Wednesdays in July at 7:30 p.m. FREE
Parade The Circle returns this Sat, 6/10! For 28 years, the CMA has been bringing this FREE signature summer event to Greater Cleveland. University Circle comes alive with a spectacular display of bright costumes, giant puppets, stilt dancers, handmade masks, and colorful floats. Parade at noon. Circle Village, which includes activities, entertainment, and food, is presented by University Circle Inc.
Check out pics from the Parade tent below!
Artist entry cards for the May Show are currently being digitized by the Ingalls Library and Museum Archives. Entry cards for the years 1919-1949 are now available on the Internet Archive. They include the name and address of the artist, the titles of works of art entered and accepted into the juried exhibition, the names of collaborators, and the exhibition category under which each work was submitted.
A flower is a thing of beauty but it can also be a symbol of one’s ability to excise power and influence. Let’s examine a few works from the collection and see how flowers have spoken to these societal and cultural concepts.