Five Things You Need to Know This Week: Final Days of Forbidden Games, Writing Workshop, and more

Happy New Year! Bookmark our blog and stay connected with our new Five Things You Need to Know updates from the Cleveland Museum of Art.  This week, enjoy Forbidden Games one last time, get inspired with our writing workshop, bring your children to Family Day on Sunday, and more!

This is the final week to experience our free special exhibition Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography. Featuring more than 165 photographs, six films, and two illustrated books, this incredible collection of vintage photography closes Sunday, January 11. > Visit

The Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University Joint Music Program returns for another free First-Wednesday evening performance in the museum's galleries. Tune in, and grab a bite at Provenance afterwards. > Learn more

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents a one-day Art to Inspire Your Writing workshop this Saturday, January 10. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., join us for an instructor-led course where we'll use the museum's collection for inspiration and reflection for a first-hand look at how art inspires literature. > Register

Make memories this Sunday, January 11, and bring your family to the museum's free Second Sundays Family Day. This month's theme is Traveling through Time. > Learn more


F for Fabulous: Five Films for Orson Welles’ Centenary kicks off on Sunday with the film Citizen Kane. > Learn more and buy tickets


For a list of all upcoming events at the Cleveland Museum of Art, see our online calendar.

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