News Release

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Kelley Notaro Schreiber

The Cleveland Museum of Art
knotaro [at] clevelandart.org
Member tickets available in exclusive presale; public tickets available Monday, April 16

Cleveland, OH (February 25, 2018) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) announces ticket information for one of its most anticipated exhibitions of the year, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. The exhibition will be on view at the CMA from July 7 to September 30, 2018, in The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall and Gallery, as well as in the Ames Family Atrium. Cleveland is the only Midwest venue for Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.

CMA members will have an exclusive opportunity to reserve tickets before the general public; free timed tickets will be limited by level of membership and are not guaranteed. Members may reserve tickets if their membership account is active for the run of the exhibition (July 7–September 30). To reserve tickets in the member presale, the last day to join or renew is April 5 (excludes mail renewals). To verify, renew or upgrade membership levels, or to confirm log-in information, go to ClevelandArt.org/members or call the ticket center at 216-421-7350.

The museum recommends reserving tickets through its online platform by visiting ClevelandArt.org/Kusama. Tickets can also be reserved by phone at 216-421-7350. There will be no on-site ticket sales.

Based on the exhibition’s popularity, tickets are expected to book quickly. First choice of date and time may not be available, so have other date options in mind when reserving tickets. 

Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children 6–17, and free for children 5 and under (limit 2 children up to age 17 per adult ticket). The museum will offer limited weekly ticket sales throughout the run of the show. Visit ClevelandArt.org/Kusama for more details. 

Member Tickets

*Open to ALL active members

Free timed tickets for members will be available from Monday, April 9, to Friday, April 13, beginning at 9:00 a.m. daily. There will be a limited amount of tickets available each day during the member presale. Tickets are not guaranteed. 

Phone Sales: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. until sold out for that day.

Online Sales: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. until sold out for that day.

Ticket Limits:


  • Friend ($65): 1 adult ticket per membership.
  • Partner ($90): 2 adult tickets per membership.
  • Ambassador ($140): 2 adult tickets per membership.
  • Fellow ($250): 4 adult tickets per membership. 
  • Contributing ($500): 4 adult tickets per membership.
  • Director’s Circle ($1,000): 4 adult tickets per membership.
  • President’s Circle ($2,500) and above: 6 adult tickets per membership.


Partner level and above may reserve up to 4 children’s (up to age 17) tickets. Friend level may reserve up to 2 children’s (up to age 17) tickets. No additional tickets are available for purchase at this time. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Must present ID and member card with tickets. Membership account must be active for the run of the exhibition (July 7–September 30).

Public Tickets

Timed tickets will be available for public purchase on Monday, April 16, at 9:00 a.m. There is a limit of 4 public tickets per transaction. Please anticipate long wait times to reserve tickets. 

Phone Sales: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. until sold out.

Online Sales: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. until sold out.

Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. Must present ID with tickets. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays.

On select Tuesdays and Thursdays, the museum will remain open until 9 p.m. to offer visitors additional times to view Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. No other galleries will be open during this time.

About Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors celebrates the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s 65-year career. The exhibition spans the range of Kusama’s work, from her groundbreaking paintings and performances of the 1960s, when she staged polka-dot “Happenings” in the streets of New York, to her widely admired immersive installations and the US debut of her recent series of paintings, My Eternal Soul. Visitors have the unprecedented opportunity to experience seven of Kusama’s captivating Infinity Mirror Rooms, including Where the Lights in My Heart Go, exclusive to the exhibition’s presentation in Cleveland. Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors provides an unforgettable sensory journey through the mind and legacy of one of the world’s most significant artists. 

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

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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 almost 45,000 objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The museum is a significant international forum for exhibitions, scholarship, 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 is supported by a broad range of individuals, foundations and businesses in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. The museum is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Additional support comes from the Ohio Arts Council, which helps fund the museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. For three consecutive years, the museum has been awarded a top four-star rating by Charity Navigator, the nation’s most-utilized independent evaluator of charities and nonprofits. For more information about the museum, its holdings, programs and events, call 888-CMA-0033 or visit www.ClevelandArt.org.