Museum Staff

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.

Five Questions With ... Tom Catalioti

Posted on August 26, 2010 by ClevelandArt

For the third installment of our Five Questions series, we spoke with Tom Catalioti, the museum’s director of facilities. Catalioti has been with the museum since 1976!

Q: What groups make up the museum’s facilities department?
A: The facilities department includes custodial, engineering, grounds, and building maintenance needs. As the director of facilities, I oversee these groups.


Experiencing Art of the American Indians Through the Eyes of Curator Susan Bergh

Posted on March 17, 2010 by ClevelandArt

Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, which draws from the renowned Native American art collection at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., is making its traveling debut at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) before moving to Minneapolis and Indianapolis. Below, Susan Bergh, associate curator for art of the ancient Americas at CMA, talks about the origins of the exhibition and the relationships she developed with members of Cleveland’s Native American community.


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