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Today at the Museum
Saturday, July 30, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 2016 to Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Music competitions provide an outstanding opportunity for young people in a competitive world. They help musicians hone their skills, make invaluable personal and professional contacts, and, in many cases, launch careers.

10:00 am

Your child can discover the wonders of the CMA collection and unearth his or her creativity in the process. Students learn by looking, discussing, and creating.

1:00 pm

Your child can discover the wonders of the CMA collection and unearth his or her creativity in the process. Students learn by looking, discussing, and creating.

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.

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.

 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).

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.

Fulang-Chang and I, 1937 (assembled after 1939). Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954). Oil on composition board, mirror and painted frame added after 1939; framed painting, 22 1/4 x 17 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (56.5 x 44.1 x 4.4 cm); framed mirror, 25 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (64.1 x 4.4 cm). Museum of Modern Art, New York, Mary Sklar Bequest. © 2016 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Gallery 224
On view June 21 – September 25, 2016
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.

Royal Banquet for Celebration of the Fortieth Birthday and Thirty-Year Rule of King Sunjo, 1829. Korea, Joseon dynasty. Eight-panel folding screen, ink and colors on silk; 149.5 x 415 cm. Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea.

Gallery 236
On view June 6 – October 9, 2016
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.

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.

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

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