Museum Staff

Coming Soon: Icon of the Mother of God and Infant Christ (Virgin Eleousa)

Posted on December 14, 2011 by ClevelandArt

A rare, Byzantine and Early Christan Art icon featuring the Virgin Mary and the Christ child will be on view beginning Tuesday, December 20. Acquired by the museum in June 2010 and having undergone an extensive conservation treatment since then, the Icon of the Mother of God and Infant Christ (Virgin Eleousa), will make its public debut in the Robert P. Bergman Memorial Gallery.

Behind The Scenes: Winter Lights Lantern Festival and The Environment of Lights

Posted on December 5, 2011 by ClevelandArt

The museumpresents the 18th annual Winter Lights Lantern Festival on view now through January 16. The lanterns are displayed outside on Wade Oval, inside the museum, and for the first time, on the new east wing terrace. Inspired by cross-cultural ceremonial lighting traditions, the community arts festival is a seasonal museum celebration.

Inside the World of Art Handlers

Posted on October 11, 2011 by ClevelandArt

If the one constant in life is change it certainly holds true that at the Cleveland Museum of Art there is always something new to see, particularly now during the exciting expansion project. One of the museum’s goals is to create exhibitions and collections that are relevant and inspirational to its patrons and to do so in a way that makes each visit to the museum fresh and vibrant.

Meet the Museum Staff: 5 questions with Alicia Garr, Associate Director, Department of Interpretation

Posted on June 13, 2011 by ClevelandArt

Alicia Garr has been working at the Cleveland Museum of Art for 16 years, although she began her art-exploration here when she was only eight years old. She started working as a curatorial intern and has since moved on to work as Associate Director, Department of Interpretation. Her story is below.



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