- Free general admission
- 11150 East Boulevard
Look and Discover (General Introductory Tour)
Explore the museum’s galleries through this general introductory tour encompassing artwork across various styles and cultures. Put yourself into the scene and discuss and describe what you see to develop your own interpretations.
Art-Making and Technology
How was this produced? Learn about the materials and processes used to create the works of art you encounter. Explore how developments in technology have affected ways art is made.
Foreign Language Tours
Take a tour of the museum’s galleries in French or Spanish.
Places, Spaces, and Community
Explore architecture, specific regions, or imaginary settings, as well as the artist’s motivation for choosing these settings to enhance stories, create mood, and identify locales throughout history.
The Modern World: 19th Century to Today
Consider artists’ choices in response to transformations in 19th- and 20th-century life. Explore how technology and societal change can effect expression.
African Art and History
Use objects as primary sources to reveal sacred practices as well as daily customs.
Medieval and Renaissance Worlds
Use primary sources in the galleries to learn about life, warfare, and worship in the Middle Ages and beyond.
American Art and History
Discover paintings, sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts to learn about daily life and the emergence of our nation from the colonial period to today. Themes ranging from the Revolutionary War to Cleveland and the surrounding region can be included. Let us know your curricular needs, such as immigration or industrialization, when registering for this tour.
Ancient Cultures from Around the World
Uncover ancient civilizations through primary sources that help us understand daily life, ritual, literature, and the emergence of writing.
Narrative and Myth in Art
Explore the point of view of one of the characters, follow the sequence of events, make predictions, and focus on setting to reveal the narrative in these works of art. Themes including mythology, religious texts, and fables can be highlighted in this tour.
Cultural Focus: France, Spain, or Italy
Explore art, artists, and places, focusing on a specific culture.