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About the Museum

The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes more than 63,000 artworks and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The museum is a significant international forum for exhibitions, scholarship and performing arts and is a leader in digital innovations. One of the top comprehensive art museums in the nation, recognized for its award-winning Open Access program and free of charge to all, the Cleveland Museum of Art is located in the University Circle neighborhood.

“For the Benefit of All the People Forever”

Our Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan formulates a series of initiatives through which the museum will leverage the power of place to deepen visitors’ engagement with art and culture. 

Visitors entering the museum on a beautiful fall day

Indigenous Peoples and Land Acknowledgment

The Cleveland Museum of Art acknowledges the many Indigenous peoples who have been dispossessed from this region. For millennia they occupied, traversed, lived from, and cared for land and waterways in Ohio.

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