Art Bites

Get some food for thought with Art Bites! Unique explorations of the galleries in 30 minutes or less, these bite-size talks are inspired by your favorite books, television shows, current events, and more.

Join us on the third Thursday and Friday of each month at the information desk in the Ames Family Atrium.


Stakes and Sculptures
Thursday, March 19, 12:30 p.m. and Friday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
What does a young girl, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, have in common with the museum’s art collection? Take a stroll through the galleries to find out on this Buffy the Vampire Slayer-inspired tour. You might just encounter a few supernatural creatures along the way.


Cleveland Voices: Hats and History
Thursday, April 16, 12:30 p.m. and Friday, April 17, 6:00 p.m.
Ron Shelton of RES Limited Editions draws inspiration from the past to create cutting-edge contemporary headwear. Join Ron for a closer look at the collections as he discusses his interest in Greek and Roman history.


That’s a Good Bake
Thursday, May 21, 12:30 p.m. and Friday, May 22, 6:00 p.m.
Cakes, breads, pies, and tarts! Satisfy your sweet tooth and see depictions of baked goods and other treats with a tour inspired by The Great British Baking Show.


How I Met Your Mother
Thursday, June 18, 12:30 p.m. and Friday, June 19, 6:00 p.m.
Suit up and check out some LEGEN—wait for it—DARY works of art in this tour of the collections inspired by the hit comedy How I Met Your Mother.