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Artist in the Atrium

The Beauty of Beadwork

Save the date
Saturday, November 19, 2022, 12:00–4:00 p.m. 
Ames Family Atrium

Every third Saturday of each month, stop by the Ames Family Atrium to get a firsthand look at the art-making process. Each session will provide you the opportunity to engage and interact with a different Northeast Ohio maker during pop-up demonstrations and activities. See their work unfold and learn how artists create. 

Artist and educator Marlys Rambeau demonstrates the techniques and materials used in traditional Native North American beadwork, examples of which are on view in the CMA collection. Join us and learn about the different applications of beadwork in Indigenous cultures, the distinct patterns, and the origins of materials.      

Organized in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.  

All education programs at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Education. Major annual support is provided by the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Generous annual support is provided by Brenda and Marshall Brown, the Sam J. Frankino Foundation, Florence Kahane Goodman, and Eva and Rudolf Linnebach. Additional annual support is provided by Gail Bowen in memory of Richard L. Bowen, Cynthia and Dale Brogan, Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Chapman Jr., the Jeffery Wallace Ellis Trust in memory of Lloyd H. Ellis Jr., Pamela Mascio, and the Thompson Family Foundation.