The Cleveland Museum of Art is extending their hours of operation now through January 5, 2016 to offer visitors additional times to view Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibition. Due to the popularity of this exhibition, entrance tickets may be sold out. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. The museum’s permanent collection galleries, Gallery One and café and restaurant will remain open during the extended hours.
The Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection of Chinese art is one of the most distinguished in the West, representing the highest level of Chinese artistic accomplishment. A new publication, Silent Poetry: Chinese Paintings from the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art offers a comprehensive look at the museum’s exceptional collection of Chinese paintings. To celebrate this publication, the museum is presenting a focused exhibition of the same title, open now through April 24, 2016 in the Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery.
CLEVELAND (October, 2015) – Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include an Ikenga figure, a prime example of Igbo art from Nigeria; The Temple of Edfu: The Door of the Pylon, a sketch of an Egyptian temple by English watercolorist John Frederick Lewis; and Hans Haacke with Sculpture (2005), an assemblage by Rachel Harrison, an artist who has become one of the best-known sculptors of her generation.
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.
It's a big week here at the museum! Read on to see all the exciting things you can come see and do.
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb will be at the Cleveland Museum of Art on the weekend of July 17-19 to educate professional and amateur photographers on the ins and outs of connecting with their subjects and photos.
Traveling to festivals, community events, parades, and much more across the Greater Cleveland area, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Street Team has been racking up the miles to get the word out about the Museum and its Summer @ CMA programming.
Cleveland Museum of Art Director, William M. Griswold, and Oakland Museum of California Director and CEO, Lori Fogarty, are going head-to-head in a NBA Finals wager based on the outcome of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Who will win? (We have a hunch!)
Today the Cleveland Museum of Art announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission and special perks to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 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 National Museum and the Cleveland Museum of Art have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding concerning cultural cooperation between the two museums.