Today at the Museum
Monday, September 26, 2016

The museum is closed today, but you can check out our great collection online.

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

Gallery 231
On view September 3 - January 8, 2016
Sunday, July 31, 2016 to Sunday, October 23, 2016
Centennial Exhibition

The Mughal Empire existed for more than 300 years, from the early 1500s until the arrival of British colonial rule in 1857, encompassing territory that included vast portions of the Indian subcontinent and Afghanistan.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 to Sunday, October 9, 2016

When a number of artists began producing gigantic prints in the 1980s, our sense of the scale of photography was forever altered.

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.

Portrait of Helen Sears, 1895. John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Oil on canvas; 167.3 x 91.4 cm (65 7/8 x 36 inches). 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
Saturday, September 24, 2016Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

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

Little Big Painting, 1965. Roy Lichtenstein (American 1923-1997). Oil and acrylic on canvas; 68 × 80 in. (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.

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 1979.52. Photography by 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