Jazz Age Fashion Inspiration for New Year’s Eve

Posted on December 29, 2017 by cmoore

Ring in the New Year with the glamour and sparkle of the Jazz Age! New Year’s Eve is right around the corner – what better way to celebrate than evoking the timeless style of the 1920s? 

#CMAJazzAge showcases stunning styles ranging from silk fringe dresses, to elegant French capes, to intricate beaded cloches – everything needed for a dazzling evening on the town. 

May Your Holidays be Jazzy & Bright at CMA!

Posted on December 22, 2017 by cmoore

The holiday season is upon us and friends and family are gathering from near and far to celebrate. Spending a copious amount of time with loved ones is great, but what will you do with them AFTER the holiday parties end? 

(You know where we’re going with this.)

Might we suggest a visit to one of the top FREE museums in the US according to Travel Channel?

New in the Islamic Galleries: Textiles and Design of Central Asia

Posted on December 8, 2017 by cmoore

Central Asia is the region of grasslands and steppes between the Caspian Sea to the west and Mongolia to the east. As early as the 700s many Central Asian people had already adopted the religion of Islam, which spread rapidly across the region. Traditionally skilled at horsemanship and excelling in traversing vast distances, Central Asian people developed art forms that were portable, notably textiles.

See images from the installation below on view NOW in CMA’s Islamic galleries!

CMA's Major Initiative Addresses Lack of Diversity in Art Museums

Posted on December 6, 2017 by cmoore

The CMA recently announced the creation of a citywide diversity initiative to address the long-standing lack of diversity in the museum profession.

“Developing a more diverse staff will make the CMA a more effective museum,” said Director William M. Griswold. “We are delighted to partner in this endeavor that will strengthen the museum field by developing talent for the future. We are excited about the possibilities as we build a national model for such partnerships.” 

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