Exploring the Transformative Keithley Gift

On March 11, 2020, the Cleveland Museum of Art announced the gift and promised gift of more than 100 works of art from the collection of Clevelanders Joesph P. and Nancy F. Keithley. We cant wait for you to see these spectacular works in person, but until then, explore this transformative gift through the following links:

In a new video series, CMA curators share their insights on selected works from the Keithley Gift. Listen below.

John Marin’s Watercolors

In the fourth episode of this series, Emily Peters, curator of prints and drawings at the CMA, discusses several watercolors by the artist John Marin, given to the museum as part of the transformative gift of works of art from the collection of Joseph and Nancy Keithley.

Exploring the Keithley Gift: John Marin's Watercolors

Georges Braque’s The Port of l’Estaque, the Pier

In the third episode of this special series, William Robinson, senior curator of modern European painting and sculpture, discusses Georges Braque’s The Port of l’Estaque, the Pier.

Exploring the Keithley Gift: Georges Braque's The Port of l'Estaque, the Pier

Joan Mitchell’s Gouise

In the second episode of this special series, Mark Cole, chair of modern, contemporary, and decorative art and curator of American painting and sculpture at the CMA, discusses Joan Mitchell’s Gouise. 

Exploring the Keithley Gift: Joan Mitchell's Gouise

An Exceptional Collection

In this first episode, William Griswold, director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, introduces the Keithley Gift, a transformative gift to the CMA in March 2020 of more than 100 works from the collection of Joseph and Nancy Keithley. 

An Exceptional Collection: Exploring the Keithley Gift