Museum Staff

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.

A Conversation with Jon Seydl on Artemisia Gentileschi

Posted on March 9, 2011 by ClevelandArt

In our latest curator conversation, we sat down with Jon Seydl, the Paul J. and Edith Ingalls Vignos, Jr., Curator of European Paintings and Sculpture (1500-1800,) to talk about his insights on the life and work of Artemisia Gentileschi. She was a pioneering artist in the 1600s and part of a dynamic father-daughter duo. She and her father, Orazio, will be the topic of his lecture on Sunday, March 13 @ 2:00 p.m. FREE!

Five Questions With … Seema Rao

Posted on January 31, 2011 by ClevelandArt

By Carrie Reese
Marketing and Communications Intern

Seema Rao has spent a decade working in the education department here at the museum. We recently met with her to hear her many stories about experiences at the museum. We have it all here for you, from funny moments to favorite memories.

Multilingual Maps Project Engages Visitors in 11 Languages

Posted on December 28, 2010 by ClevelandArt

From its very beginning, the Cleveland Museum of Art has been an institution “for the benefit of all the people forever.” These words are key to understanding the museum’s role in the local community and beyond. One of the ways the museum is demonstrating this commitment to inclusive programs is manifested in the new “How Do You See It” multilingual advertisements and visitor guides.

Treasures of Heaven: A Designer's Perspective

Posted on December 6, 2010 by ClevelandArt

By Jim Engelmann
Exhibition Designer

Designing an exhibition is all about the stuff – the cases, the walls, the graphics, the labels, the lights, and most of all the works of art – the things that people come here to look at. What are they? How many? How big? When will they be here? Are they fragile? Do these belong together or apart? … on and on and on.

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