Visitor Experience

Behind the Scenes: The Ames Family Atrium Celebration

Posted on October 1, 2012 by ClevelandArt

The community celebration of the Ames Family Atrium on Oct. 28 is a time for everyone to come together to mark this important milestone in the life of the museum’s expansion and renovation project. We aim to fill the museum with life, laughter, and family fun on that day and have been working with groups throughout the community to do just that.

Recap: Museum Ambassadors Community Day

Posted on May 7, 2012 by ClevelandArt

Each spring, high school students from the Museum Ambassadors program facilitate a Family and Community Day for the public. Hailing from all corners of the Cleveland area, these 10th-12th graders create projects summarizing their experiences at the museum during the past school year. Prior to the April 29th Community Day, students met with museum staff, planned an activity for visitors, and marketed the event in their schools and communities. This year more than 800 visitors participated.

Rembrandt in America: Through a Child’s Eyes

Posted on April 27, 2012 by ClevelandArt

Maya Meets Mommy’s Latest Assignment

Excited to showcase the great Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn to my four year old, Maya, I decided to bring home the catalog for the exhibition. For Maya, flipping through exhibition catalogs is as commonplace as reading an Eric Carle book. We sat down one the bed, and I said, “Tell me what you think.”

Fun Ideas for Enjoying Our Permanent Collection This Winter

Posted on December 28, 2011 by ClevelandArt

When the snowy days approach and inclement weather beckons for indoor activities, consider bringing the family to visit our permanent collection. Go on a hunt through our galleries for paintings that have snow. Each painting can spark fun discussion about the content and context of the work. For older children, the discussion could evolve into a research project about the artist.

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