Ever since Cleveland has been declared a city of champions once again, it seems like all of our sports teams have been on a hot streak. Our own Cleveland Indians created a new franchise record with 14 straight wins over the past month, and we have two players going to the all-star game. Of course this is common knowledge for any Cleveland sports fan, but what you might not know is that the Cleveland Museum of Art has its own contemporary painting that honors the Tribe.
CMA's Ohio City Stages, is back for its fourth season! This free, global, music series presents many notable musical artists from around the world on a stage outside of the Transformer Station on West 29th St. Below is a sneak peek of what’s in store for the upcoming weeks:
Check out these five must-attend events this week at the CMA!
The Cleveland Museum of Art has exciting news this week as it announced the appointment of Clarissa von Spee as Curator of Chinese Art and Head of the Department of Asian Art. The museum’s renowned collection of Chinese art, ranging from the Neolithic period to the early 21st century, is distinguished by the quality and rarity of each object. Von Spee’s appointment follows an international search, and all at the museum are excited for her to assume her responsibilities this September.
This weekend, 6/25-6/26, is the one we have all been anxiously awaiting, the CMA’s Centennial Festival Weekend! This weekend-long event will feature a wide array of performances and special programming for museum visitors. Inside the museum, you will find a variety of special tours, meditation in the galleries, music and more. Outside, visitors can participate in yoga on the museum lawn, and around Wade Lagoon, festival goers can engage with local artists as they create original artworks.
Father’s day is this Sunday, June 19! Celebrate all the fathers in your life with a trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art! Here are some great ideas to make your day with dad something special.
BIG: Photographs from the Collection, which features spectacular, monumentally scaled photographs made between 1986 and 2014 are now on view in the Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery. Many photographs read well in reproduction, but these works truly stand apart and demand to be experienced in person. The sheer size of the works, along with their brilliant color and saturation are sure to capture the attention of any one that walks by.