Today at the Museum
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

10:30 am
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Four Tue/Sep 6–27, 10:30–11:00. You and Me.

Four Tue/Oct 4–25, 10:30–11:00. Color.

Four Tue/Nov 1–22, 10:30–11:00. Animals. 

10:30 am
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Gallery One, Collection Wall

Discover the Cleveland Museum of Art’s refreshed ArtLens app, with personalized collection exploration, information about artwork on display, and state-of-the-art wayfinding capability.

1:00 pm
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Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m Tuesday through Sunday. Tours depart from the Information Desk in the Atrium.

Human Effigy Pipe, 100 BC–AD 100. Adena people, Adena Mound, Ross County, Ohio. Pipestone; h. 20 cm. Courtesy of the Ohio History Connection A1200/10. Photo: AP-1492.

Gallery 231
On view September 3, 2016–January 8, 2017
Saturday, October 22, 2016 to Sunday, February 5, 2017

Cheating Death presents more than 50 portraits from the medium’s first 50 years, almost all drawn from the museum’s extraordinarily rich holdings of 19th-century photography.

Saturday, August 13, 2016 to Sunday, December 4, 2016

Dan Graham (American, born 1942) is one of the most respected and influential artists of the past half-century, an integral figure within conceptual art since the 1960s.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 to Sunday, November 6, 2016

Sumptuous designs, classical tales, political zeal, and erotic rendezvous pervade this selection of more than ninety prints, drawings, and decorative objects from the final decades of the ancien régime through the French Revolution and the early years of Napoleon’s empire.

Study for Portrait VI, 1953. Francis Bacon (British, 1909–1992). Oil on canvas; 151.4 x 116.2 cm. Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund 58.35. Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved / DACS, London / ARS, NY 2014.

Gallery 224
On view September 27–December 31, 2016

Madonna at the Fountain, 1439. Jan van Eyck (Flemish, c. 1390–1441). Oil on panel; 19 x 12.5 cm. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, inv. 411. © Lukas–Art in Flanders VZW / Photo: Hugo Maertens / Bridgeman Images.

Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery | Gallery 010
On view October 9, 2016–February 26, 2017

Portrait of Helen Sears, 1895. John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Oil on canvas; 167.3 x 91.4 cm. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley 55.1116. Photograph © 2016 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Gallery 208
On view September 3–November 1, 2016

Portrait of Emy, 1919. Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (German, 1884–1976). Oil on canvas; 71.9 x 65.4 cm. North Carolina Museum of Art, Bequest of W. R. Valentiner. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Gallery 225
On view August 25–December 18, 2016
Sunday, October 9, 2016 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
Centennial Exhibition

The most complete surviving example of a Gothic table fountain is preserved in the Cleveland Museum of Art. This medieval automaton is datable to about 1320–40 and was likely produced in Paris for a person of high status, perhaps a member of the royal court.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Throughout history, precious works of art have been used in worship. Radiant textiles, cherished symbols of the majesty of God as well as the wealth and power of the Catholic Church, embellished the high altar and clothed the clergy. Quality was expensive.

The Lute Player, c. 1612/1620. Orazio Gentileschi (Florentine, 1563–1639). Oil on canvas; 143.5 x 129 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Alisa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1962.8.1.

Gallery 217
On view October 17, 2016 – January 16, 2017

Little Big Painting, 1965. Roy Lichtenstein (American 1923-1997). Oil and acrylic on canvas; 172.7 × 203.2 cm. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. purchase, with funds from the Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art 66.2. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein. Digital image ©Whitney Museum, New York.

Gallery 229
On view June 28–November 17, 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016 to Saturday, December 31, 2016
Centennial Exhibition

The Cleveland Museum of Art is pleased to present The Ecstasy of St. Kara: Kara Walker, New Work, debuting  her latest series of large-scale works on paper.

White Tara, 1600s. Tibet. Silver with gold and inlays of copper and semiprecious stones; h. 17.1 cm. Asia Society, New York, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art 1979.052. Photo: Synthescape, courtesy of Asia Society.

Gallery 237
On view April 6–November 6, 2016

Wade Necklace, c. 1900. Tiffany & Co. (est. 1837, New York). Gold, platinum, diamonds; 36 x 8.5 cm. Tiffany & Co. Archives A1999.49.01. © Tiffany & Co. Archives.

Gallery 221
On view September 3–December 31, 2016

Improvisation No. 30 (Cannons), 1913. Vassily Kandinsky (French, born Russia, 1866–1944). Oil on canvas; 111 x 111.3 cm. The Art Institute of Chicago, Arthur Jerome Eddy Memorial Collection 1931.511. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Gallery 225
On view August 25–December 4, 2016