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Art Cart

On select Sunday afternoons the museum offers an Art Cart experience in the galleries. Staffed by the Art to Go team, Art Cart allows patrons to handle genuine works of art in an informal, intergenerational, and self-directed format. Art Cart experiences can be organized for groups, for a fee. Contact Karen Levinsky at 216-707-2467 to learn more.

Sunday, January 11, 1:00-3:00pm
Art of the Alphabet
With writing we transmit knowledge over distance and time, preserve stories and traditions, and share information with people all over the globe. And it all began with a drawing! Discover the relationship between image and text, the many changes that have affected writing in the 21st century, and the ties between writing, society, artistic innovation, and technology.

Monday, January 19, 1:00-3:00pm
Artists of Our Region
Explore the artworks and learn about the lives and careers of local 20th-century artists, who created and nurtured Cleveland’s cultural institutions including The Cleveland Institute of Art, Karamu House, Cowan Pottery Studio and The Cleveland Museum of Art – all critically important to the community then and now.

Sunday, February 8, 1:00-3:00pm
Africa: Art from West and Central Africa
Touch wood sculptures, textiles and metalwork, all considered not only beautiful but possessing spiritual powers and feel an intimate connection to the peoples from three major art producing cultures: the Yoruba, Asante and Kuba.

Sunday, March 8, 1:00-3:00pm
Problem Solving: What in the World?
When you are faced with a new or unfamiliar object, how do you figure out what it is? What are some of the questions you try to answer? This Art Cart presents some very intriguing mystery objects from various time periods and cultures. The docents will help you uncover their secrets!

Sunday, April 12, 1:00-3:00pm
Docents’ Choice
What special things do you collect? You’ve seen the museum’s collection or art on view in all the galleries… Come touch specially selected objects on the Art Cart when the docents share some of their favorite things.