Upcoming Exhibitions

CMA, 1926.1976
Sunday, September 19, 2021 to Sunday, January 23, 2022

Odilon Redon was referred to as “the prince of mysterious dreams” by one art critic for his enigmatic and imaginative paintings, drawings, and prints that mined fantasy, literature, and the subconscious.

Las Talaveritas, 2015. © Aliza Nisenbaum. Photo courtesy the Artist and Anton Kern Gallery, New York.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 to Sunday, March 13, 2022

Responding to our time, Picturing Motherhood Now brings together works by a diverse range of contemporary artists who reimagine the possibilities for representing motherhood.

Sunday, November 14, 2021 to Sunday, January 30, 2022

Organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art, Revealing Krishna: Journey to Cambodia’s Sacred Mountain presents the story, context, and new restoration of a masterwork in the museum’s collection, Krishna Lifting Mount G

CMA, 2020.285 (detail). © Julie Mehretu
Sunday, January 16, 2022 to Sunday, June 19, 2022

This exhibition debuts exciting recent acquisitions to the museum’s collection by contemporary women printmakers. From printmaking’s beginnings more than 500 years ago, techniques such as lithography and etching were often considered too physically demanding for women to pursue professionally.

CMA, 1952.544.1
Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, February 19, 2023

Cycles of Life: The Four Seasons Tapestries offers visitors an in-depth look at a rare, complete set of tapestries in the museum’s collection that has not been displayed since 1953 because of the tapestries’ fragile condition. Each tapestry depicts seasonal activities: fishing and gardening (Spring), grain harvesting (Summer), wine making (Autumn), and ice skating (Winter). When viewed together, the tapestries represent a full cycle of life.

Bouffant Pride, 2003. © Ellen Gallagher. Courtesy Gagosian.
Sunday, February 20, 2022 to Sunday, June 26, 2022

This exhibition features a selection of seminal works by major Black artists alongside additional works by a vanguard of emerging and mid-career Black artists, all drawn from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection.

The Nose, 1947. © Estate of Alberto Giacometti / Artists Rights Society, New York
Saturday, March 12, 2022 to Sunday, June 12, 2022

The exhibition Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure gathers an ensemble of masterpieces focusing on the artist’s major achievements of the postwar years (1945–66).

Adeline in Barrettes, 2018. Image courtesy of Aperture, New York, 2019. © Micaiah Carter
Sunday, May 8, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022

The vibrant portraits and conceptual images in The New Black Vanguard fuse art and fashion photography in ways that break traditional boundaries between genres.