On June 7, 1916, the Cleveland Museum of Art officially opened its doors to the public. This year marks the museum’s 100th birthday. On Monday, June 6, museum members can experience a red-carpet birthday extravaganza, and on Tuesday, June 7, the museum will be hosting a day-long party for the public. Join us as we embark on the museum’s next 100 years!
In this Friday Feature, we will take a behind-the-scenes look into the discovery of Stela 34, or what museum visitors may know as Front Face of a Stela.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Cleveland, Ohio (October 30, 2015) – The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts of the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Cleveland Museum of Art announced today that the Ministry has authorized the transfer to Cleveland of a significant stone fragment in the National Museum that is now believed to be part of the early Khmer sculpture of Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan in the Cleveland collection.
We use our hands all the time to communicate with each other: read how some artists use hands in their works to communicate with their audience.
Food. Art. Two of the best things this world can offer.
Explore the profound connections between the worlds of visual art and classical music!
The modern “selfie” is in essence a continuation of the self-portraits that artists have been creating for hundreds of years. From Rembrandt to Rolf Stoll and his beloved dogs, artists love to show how they view themselves to the rest of the world.
At some point, everyone has felt that itch for the great outdoors. Want to make that road trip out to Yosemite? New Mexico? California? Why pay the money? See how artists encapsulate their outdoor experiences with these works at the Cleveland Museum of Art!
Not just for today, gifts of love span the centuries. Find out medieval men wooed their courtly women.
Happy Birthday to Edgar Degas, born on this day in 1834!