Climb Aboard a Free Trolley Tour to View Four New Community Murals and Meet with the Artists on Saturday, March 31
Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity
For the second year, the Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the Community of Relationships: Community Mural Project. Take a free trolley tour of public murals painted by Cleveland artists in four neighborhoods: Hough, Fairfax, Glenville, and East Cleveland. The event will feature:
- A free Lolly the Trolley tour of the four mural sites;
- An opportunity to learn about the neighborhoods from museum representatives; and
- A chance to meet with the artists and community members who designed and created the murals.
Saturday, March 31, from noon to 5 p.m.
Tours begin at the Cleveland Museum of Art, north entrance (11150 East Boulevard, University Circle) at noon and 2:30 p.m. and travel to the mural sites in Hough, Fairfax, Glenville, and East Cleveland.
ABOUT The Community of Relationships: Community Mural Project:
The museum has committed to Community of Relationships, a broad, comprehensive community engagement initiative funded by The Cleveland Foundation. One aspect of Community of Relationships engages the museum and its neighboring communities – Fairfax, Glenville, Hough, and East Cleveland – to work collaboratively to change the visual appearance and identity of the neighborhoods through mural projects. The free trolley tour on March 31 celebrates the newly installed neighborhood artwork.
The Community Mural Project is supported by The Cleveland Foundation and Charter One Foundation. Additional donation by Glidden®, an AkzoNobel brand.
For more information contact 888-CMA-0033 or visit www.ClevelandArt.org.
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About the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes more than 61,000 objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The museum is a significant international forum for exhibitions, scholarship, and performing arts. One of the top comprehensive art museums in the nation and free of charge to all, the Cleveland Museum of Art is located in the dynamic University Circle neighborhood.
The Cleveland Museum of Art receives funding from a broad range of individuals, foundations and businesses in Cleveland and northeast Ohio. The museum recently announced the Eric and Jane Nord Family Challenge, a $1 million grant from the Eric and Jane Nord family that will match donations to the museum with $4 for each $1 contributed by other donors through the end of the year in support of community engagement.
The museum is supported in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and made possible in part by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC), which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts. The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally and economically. For more information about the museum and its holdings, programs and events, call 888-CMA-0033 or visit cma.org.