Parade the Circle’s public workshop tent, more than 110,000 cubic feet of creative space, is up NOW in the CWRU School of Law parking lot off East Boulevard. Over the following weeks, the energy builds as a team of nearly 40 artists work side by side with a few hundred Clevelanders to develop the imaginative spirit that is the parade. Our team is there to nurture and support all manner of artistic expression. Everyone is welcome to participate or to simply wander through the tent and become immersed in the creative process.
Check out four new suits of armor on view NOW in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Armor Court! These stunning pieces are long term loans from the prestigious Imperial Armories in Vienna. The Imperial Armories today represents one of the most historically important collections of European arms and armor in existence, largely the result of the many alliances established through marriage by the Hapsburg dynasty.
Play more games–and see more art! International Tabletop Day is coming up on April 29. Tabletop Day is a day dedicated to playing board games and having fun with friends and family, with events all over the world. Since plenty of board games are set in locations and eras represented in our collections, here are a few ideas for what to play inspired by works of art in the galleries.
The CMA's next exhibition, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, opens this Sun, 4/30!
Discover Alex Katz’s innovative paintings of the 1950s in the first major museum exhibition of these works. Combining abstraction with recognizable imagery, Katz’s boldly simplified portraits and landscapes foreshadowed the development of Pop Art.
The CMA's Ingalls Library is a nationally recognized art research library, open to all. Established along side the museum, the library's non-circulating collection has grown to half a million volumes of scholarly publications. The Ingalls Library also provides 24/7 access to its online library and archives catalog along with e-journals, and databases. It's located at the north entrance on level 2R of the CMA.
“A line so deliberate, so self-confident, so austere, could not be a sudden achievement, nor depend on the brilliance of a single personality. It is the product of a whole civilization…” – artist, art historian, and philosopher Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy on his admiration for traditional Indian drawings – works that influenced his own drawings pictured above and on view NOW in gallery 242B, along with examples of his photography, and Indian paintings from his personal collection.