Media Advisory

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Extended Hours through January 5, 2016

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Extended hours offer visitors additional opportunities to see “Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse,” advance ticket purchase strongly recommended

The Cleveland Museum of Art is extending their hours of operation on special days through January 5, 2016 to offer visitors additional times to view Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibition. Due to the popularity of this exhibition, entrance tickets may be sold out. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. The museum’s permanent collection galleries, Gallery One and café and restaurant will remain open during the extended hours.

Below is a complete listing of the museum’s special days with extended hours of operation through January 5, 2016.

CMA Hours of Operation

Date Holiday Day Hours
11/26 Thanksgiving Thursday Closed
11/28   Saturday 10:00 – 9:00
12/24 Christmas Eve Thursday 10:00 – 4:00
12/25 Christmas Day Friday Closed
12/26   Saturday 10:00 – 9:00
12/27   Sunday 10:00 – 9:00
12/28   Monday Closed
12/29   Tuesday 10:00 – 9:00
12/31 New Year’s Eve Thursday 10:00 – 4:00
1/1/2016 New Year’s Day Friday Closed
1/2/2016   Saturday 10:00 – 9:00
1/3/2016   Sunday 10:00 – 9:00
1/4/2016   Monday 10:00 – 7:00
1/5/2016   Tuesday 10:00 – 7:00


Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse boasts over 100 works, the exhibition looks broadly and deeply at the garden theme in modern art through paintings by Claude Monet and fellow Impressionists, Post-Impressionists, and avant-garde artists of the twentieth century. A centerpiece of the exhibition is the reuniting of Monet’s great Water Lilies (Agapanthus) triptych depicting the artist’s water garden at Giverny. The Cleveland Museum of Art is the ONLY U.S. venue for this exhibition.

Tickets for Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse are $18 for adults; seniors and college students $16; children ages 6–17 $9; children 5 and under are free. Museum members free; member guests $9.

Purchase tickets at clevelandart.org or call 216-421-7350.

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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.