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Special Night: MIX: Model, Saturday, May 6, 6–10 p.m.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Kelley Notaro

The Cleveland Museum of Art
knotaro [at] clevelandart.org
216-707-6898
Cleveland Museum of Art Hosts International Interior Design Association’s Product Runway Event

Cleveland (May 4, 2017) – Fashion meets interior design as MIX at CMA hosts the International Interior Design Association’s Product Runway fashion show, Cleveland/Akron’s biennial event. Product Runway challenges designers to create couture ensembles from interior architecture, décor and building materials.

The winners will be decided by a special panel of judges including Cheryl Durst, IIDA executive vice president and CEO; Valerie Mayen, designer and owner of local contemporary clothing company Yellowcake Shop; and Carrie Malatesta, interior designer, IIDA. MIX attendees also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite ensemble online after the fashion show.  

Before the show, grab a MIX: Model signature cocktail, or check out CMA’s current exhibitions, Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, and Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed. Afterward, dance the night away to the sounds of Cleveland-based DJ MisterBradleyP.

Exhibition ticket required for Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s. Ticket $12, CMA members FREE.

MIX: Model signature cocktails available for purchase throughout the evening. 

ACTIVITIES

Art Cart: Apparel, 6–8 p.m., KeyBank Lobby

Enjoy a hands-on look at clothing from different cultures. 

Yellowcake Pop-Up Shop, 6–10 p.m., west atrium

Check out looks by Valerie Mayen. 

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS 

MIX: Model signature cocktails by Provenance Café, 6–10 p.m.

  • The Speakeasy: cherry juice, sugar cube, Burlesque bitters, Brut

LIMITED GALLERY ACCESS 6–8 p.m.

The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall 

Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s

Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz Photography Gallery | Gallery 230 

Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed

S. Mueller Family Galleries of Contemporary Art | Galleries 225-230

Newly reinstalled.

All galleries close at 8 p.m. 

BECOME A MEMBER 

Members of the Cleveland Museum of Art receive discounted or free admission to the museum’s special events and exhibitions. CMA members get FREE admission to MIX events.

MIX: Model is part of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s MIX at CMA series. On the first Friday of each month, MIX highlights a different aspect of the museum and its collection. Art, music, cocktails––something different every month. MIX is an 18-and-over event.

Advance tickets $10, CMA members free. Tickets day of event $15. Reservations strongly recommended, call 216-421-7350 or visit ClevelandArt.org/MIX for additional information. Cash bar. Food is available for purchase in the museum’s restaurant and café. 

WHAT:                                  MIX: Model

WHEN:                                  Saturday, May 6, 6–10 p.m.

WHERE:                                 The Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

RESERVATIONS:                Advance tickets $10, CMA members free. Tickets day of event $15. Reservations strongly recommended, call 216-421-7350 or visit ClevelandArt.org/MIX. Cash bar. Food is available for purchase in the museum’s restaurant and café.

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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 and art education and recently completed an ambitious, multi-phase renovation and expansion project across its campus. 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. In 2014, the museum was 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