Today at the Museum
Friday, May 27, 2016

1:00 pm

Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Tours depart from the Information Desk in the Atrium. Additional tours Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Friday, May 27, 2016, 6:45 pm to 8:40 pm

Ordinary Tibetan citizens undertake a grueling, 1,200-mile Buddhist “bowing” pilgrimage to Lhasa, stopping to prostrate themselves every few yards, in this incredible (and scenic) docudrama that records the seven-month trek.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 to Sunday, September 18, 2016
Centennial Exhibition

Images of sport and fitness punctuate the career of George Bellows (1882–1925), an Ohio State University letterman and semipro baseball player turned artist, who is perhaps best known for his gutsy boxing painting Stag at Sharkey’s (1909) in the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Onement IV, 1949. Barnett Newman (American, 1905–1970). Oil and casein on canvas; 84 x 97 cm. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio, Fund for Contemporary Art with additional funds from the National Endowment tor the Arts Museum Purchase Plan and an anonymous donor, 1969 AMAM 69.35. © 2015 The Barnett Newman Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Gallery 227
On view May 3 – August 14, 2016

Four Figures on a Step, c. 1655–60. Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Spanish, 1617–1682). Oil on canvas; 109.9 x 143.5 cm. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, AP 1984.18

Gallery 212
On view May 4 – July 24, 2016

Kifwebe mask. Congolese, Luba. Wood, raffia, bark, pigment, and twine; 92.1 x 60.9 x 30.5 cm. Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Katherine White and the Boeing Company, 81.17.869.

Gallery 108
On view March 25–June 13, 2016
 Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt
Sunday, April 3, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016
Centennial Exhibition

Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt celebrates the close friendship between two of the most significant American artists of the postwar era: Eva Hesse (1936–1970) and Sol LeWitt (1928–2007).

Ji Yun-fei: Last Days of Village Wen
Friday, February 12, 2016 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

The museum’s recent acquisition Last Days of Village Wen by the contemporary artist Ji Yun-Fei (born 1963) is the focus of this exhibition in the Chinese painting gallery.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 to Monday, August 8, 2016

A pioneering artist practicing since the 1960s, Lynn Hershman Leeson explores the intersection of humans and technology through photography, video, and sculpture.

Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2), 1912. Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887–1968). Oil on canvas; 147 x 89.2 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950-134-59. © Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, 2015. Photograph and digital image © Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Gallery 225
On view April 5 – July 3, 2016
Sunday, July 19, 2015 to Sunday, August 21, 2016

At Islamic courts, tents were symbols of royal power and prosperity; wealthy dynasties owned thousands of tents in various shapes and sizes. Tents were often presented as luxurious gifts but also pitched for imperial ceremonies and military campaigns, and while travelling.

Sunday, March 13, 2016 to Sunday, June 12, 2016
Centennial Exhibition

Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt brings 3,000 years of ancient history to life through some of the finest objects from the vast Egyptian holdings of the British Museum, from monumental sculpture to exquisite jewelry, supplemented by key works from the Cleveland collection.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 to Sunday, July 3, 2016

Celebrating the centennials of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Botanical Garden, The Flowering of the Botanical Print traces the history of the fruit and flower print from its humble beginnings as simple black-and-white woodcuts in late 15th-century herbals (books describin

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 1979.52. Photography by Synthescape, courtesy of Asia Society.

Gallery 237
On view April 6 – November 6, 2016