Caravaggio's Crucifixion of Saint Andrew: An Update on the Treatment of a Treasure

Posted on January 27, 2015 by DYoder

In 2014, the Cleveland Museum of Art treated The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio in front of museum visitors for the first time, and audiences were able to witness firsthand the skill, planning, research, and technical analysis that go in to a major conservation project. Conservator of Paintings, Dean Yoder, worked in the gallery, cleaning the painting by removing deteriorated varnish layers and old retouching, until the September, when the painting went back into the museum’s conservation laboratory for further restoration. Here, Yoder shares an update on the restoration of the Caravaggio since the fall and what comes next.

Five Things Happening This Week: Chanticleer in concert, Cleveland premiere of Smiling Through the Apocalypse, and more

Posted on January 26, 2015 by RGoodwin

Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things You Need to Know updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This week, Chanticleer returns for a live performance in Gartner Auditorium, Smiling Through the Apocalypse makes its Cleveland premiere at the museum, and more!

Your Smart Phones Just Got Smarter: The Cleveland Museum of Art is Now Fully Location-Aware

Posted on January 23, 2015 by RGoodwin

On behalf of the Cleveland Museum of Art, we’re thrilled to put the knowledge of the museum’s collection into your hands. CMA is a global leader in cutting-edge museum technologies and on-site interpretive materials. As early adopters, we’ve been offering our visitors a thrilling and joyful experience of art that continues to keep all eyes on Cleveland. Our recent updates to ArtLens app offer enhanced location awareness for savvy iPad, iPhone and Android visitors. Learn more about them on the blog!

New Year's Resolution #1: Listen More Intensely

Posted on January 20, 2015 by RGoodwin

Beginning this month, the Cleveland Museum of Art's Performing Arts team is offering a new series of curated music playlists, highlighting a mix of artists and repertoire the museum presents, or has presented, admires, or encourages the world to know about, here on our blog. Take a listen to our 2015 kick-off playlist, and meet us back here in two weeks for another CMA on Spotify soundtrack.


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