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Interactive Map of Works Around the World from the Cleveland Museum of Art

Posted on July 22, 2014 by RGoodwin

At almost any given time, objects from the Cleveland Museum of Art's collection are on view at other cultural institutions across the country and the world. Currently, our collection is on view from Japan to Los Angeles and New York to Spain. To illustrate, we've created an interactive map on the museum's Pinterest page that visually expresses the scope of our current objects on loan.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Untitled (bridge of harmony) Sculpture is the third work of art in the museum’s collection by renowned artist Jim Hodges

The Cleveland Museum of Art is pleased to present the acquisition of a monumental sculpture by American artist Jim Hodges (born 1957) commissioned for the museum’s Donna and Stewart Kohl Sculpture Garden. The garden is located on the museum’s east lawn, near East Boulevard, and was created as part of the renovation and new construction of the CMA.

Introducing William M. Griswold, Incoming Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art

Posted on May 20, 2014 by fbidwell

The Board of Trustees have voted unanimously to name Dr. William M. Griswold, a distinguished scholar, renowned curator and experienced museum leader, its next director. Griswold’s confirmation comes at a unique time in the life of this institution, which recently completed a historic and comprehensive $350 million expansion project on time and under budget. As it approaches its 2016 centennial anniversary, the Cleveland Museum of Art is increasingly known for the quality and breadth of its collection and its historic role as a leading American museum.

Renowned Museum Leader and International Scholar Dr. William Griswold Named 10th Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to name Dr. William M. Griswold, a distinguished scholar, renowned curator and experienced museum leader, its next director. Griswold’s confirmation comes at a unique time in the life of the institution, which recently completed a historic and comprehensive $350 million expansion project on time and under budget. As it approaches its 2016 centennial anniversary, the Cleveland Museum of Art is increasingly known for the quality and breadth of its collection and its historic role as a leading American museum.

Cleveland Museum of Art Receives National Endowment for the Arts Award to Support Provenance Research

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced that the Cleveland Museum of Art will receive a $50,000 NEA Art Works grant. These funds will be used to support provenance research of specific works in the European collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. The museum will seek to clarify gaps in the provenance of this collection targeting the 1933-1945 period. The information discovered will generate rich content for educational programs, increasing public knowledge and awareness of the European collection and, more broadly, the history of collecting.

Cleveland Museum of Art Meets National Endowment for the Humanities Challenge Grant

In late 2012, the Cleveland Museum of Art was awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to endow the museum’s interpretation program. The grant terms stipulated the NEH funds must be matched 3:1, with the additional $1.5 million raised from other sources. Recently, a significant private donation facilitated the completion of the match challenge nearly 2.5 years ahead of the scheduled deadline. The Cleveland Museum of Art’s interpretation program is now endowed at $2 million.

Cleveland Museum of Art Receives $10 million Gift Enabling Museum to Build on Mission and Core Principles

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces a $10 million gift by an anonymous donor that will further strengthen the hallmarks of the museum’s guiding vision: scholarship, artistic excellence and community engagement. These three pillars reinforce the museum’s regional and international reputation and serve as a bridge to both the neighborhood and global communities.

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