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Weekly Video Series

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s weekly video series shares the insights of CMA curators and staff on exhibitions and objects from the permanent collection. In “On View Now,” join CMA curators as they explore exhibitions currently on view. In the “Gallery Hangouts”series, the CMA’s gallery teachers and educators encourage us to look closely at prominent objects in the museum’s galleries. Make sure to check out Behind the Beat and #CMAConservation for more video content.

Gallery Hangouts: Cupid and Psyche

Did you know that Cupid, the god of love, once fell in love himself? This week, join master teacher Arielle Levine to learn the story behind Jacques-Louis David's Cupid and Psyche.

Gallery Hangouts: Cupid and Psyche

Gallery Hangouts: Baàthíl

This week, join Molly Phillips, assistant director of gallery teaching, to learn more about the object Baàthíl, on view in Gallery 108A.

Gallery Hangouts: Baàthíl

On View Now: Prince Salim’s Life of Christ

Did you know that 400 years ago, a new biography of Jesus Christ was written in Mughal India? Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for a closer look at the Mir’at al-quds (Mirror of Holiness) of Father Jerome Xavier.

Prince Salim’s Life of Christ is on view at the CMA in gallery 115 through November 29, 2020. 

On View Now: Prince Salim's Life of Christ

Gallery Hangouts: Portrait of Dora Wheeler

This week, join Hajnal Eppley, department director of gallery teaching, to learn more about William Merritt Chase’s Portrait of Dora Wheeler, on view in Gallery 208.

Gallery Hangouts: Portrait of Dora Wheeler

Gallery Hangouts: Frieze with Dancer and Musicians

This week, join gallery teacher Claire Appelmans as she explores one of her favorite objects, Frieze with Dancer and Musicians.

Gallery Hangouts: Frieze with Dancer and Musicians

A wooden Chinese sculpture

Gallery Hangouts: Eleven-Headed Guanyin

This week, join gallery teacher JP Peralta as he gives us a closer look at Eleven-Headed Guanyin.

Gallery Hangouts: Eleven-Headed Guanyin

On View Now: British Galleries

Join Cory Korkow, associate curator of European paintings and sculpture, 1500–1800, for a deep dive into two works in the CMA’s recently reinsalled British galleries. 

On View Now: British Galleries

On My Mind: Eleven-Headed Guanyin

In this week’s video, Beth Edelstein, conservator of objects, discusses recent research on Eleven-Headed Guanyin from the CMA’s conservation lab.

On My Mind: Eleven-Headed Guanyin

An Exceptional Collection: Visit the Keithley Gift

In the culminating episode of this special series, join Heather Lemonedes Brown, chief curator and deputy director, as she discusses two contemporary works of art given to the CMA as part of the transformative Keithley Gift. 

An Exceptional Collection: Visit the Keithley Gift

On View Now: Spotlight on a New Generation

In the latest episode of our video series, Clarissa von Spee, curator of Chinese art, discusses several works from the exhibition Spotlight on a New Generation: Contemporary Chinese Artists. 

On View Now: Spotlight on a New Generation

On My Mind: Scripture of the Supreme Array

Join Sonya Rhie Mace, curator of Indian and Southeast Asian art at the CMA, as she discusses folios from a Gandavyuha-sutra (Scripture of the Supreme Array), and Krishna Attacked by Shivas Fever, from an Usha-Aniruddh. Read Sonya’s article here

On My Mind: Scripture of the Supreme Array

Exploring the Keithley Gift: John Marin’s Watercolors

In the fourth episode of this special series, Emily Peters, curator of prints and drawings at the CMA, discusses two watercolors by the American modernist, John Marin. 

Exploring the Keithley Gift: John Marin's Watercolors

On My Mind: Hen and Chicks Covered Tureen on Stand

Take a close look at one of the museum’s most popular artworks, Hen and Chicks Covered Tureen on Stand, with Hajnal Eppley, department director of gallery teaching, whose family recently adopted some chicks of their own!

On My Mind: Hen and Chicks Covered Tureen on Stand

Exploring the Keithley Gift: The Port of l’Estaque, the Pier

In the third video in this 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

On My Mind: Continuous Mile and Liza Lou Interview

In this special episode, join Nadiah Rivera Fellah, associate curator of contemporary art, in conversation with artist Liza Lou on several of her works. To learn more about apartogether, visit apartogether.com.

On My Mind: Continuous Mile and Liza Lou Interview

Exploring the Keithley Gift: 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

On My Mind: Rooftop

Listen as Key Jo Lee, assistant director of academic affairs, discusses Rooftop by Hughie Lee Smith. 

Home Is Where the Art Is: On My Mind: Rooftop

On View Now: Tiffany in Bloom

Join curator Stephen Harrison as he discusses works from the exhibition Tiffany in Bloom: Stained Glass Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Home Is Where the Art Is: On View Now: Tiffany in Bloom

On My Mind: Melencolia I

In this episode, Sabine Kretzschmar, manager of the Education Art Collection, discusses Albrecht Durer’s Melencolia I

Home Is Where the Art Is: On My Mind: Melencolia I

On My Mind: A Warrior Cutting His Hair

In this episode, Seth Pevnick, curator of Greek and Roman art, discusses the object Red-Figure Lekythos (Oil Vessel): Warrior Cutting Hair

Home Is Where the Art Is: On My Mind: A Warrior Cutting His Hair

An Exceptional Collection: Exploring the Keithley Gift

William Griswold, Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, introduces the Keithley Gift: A transformative gift to the CMA in March of 2020 of over 100 works from the collection of Joseph and Nancy Keithley. 

An Exceptional Collection: Exploring the Keithley Gift

On View Now: PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet

In this episode, Andrew Cappetta, manager of collection and exibition programs, discusses the exhibition PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet

Home Is Where the Art Is: PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet

On My Mind: Memorial Head (nsodie)

In this week’s episode, Kristen Windmiller-Luna, curator of African art, discusses the object Memorial Head (nsodie).

Home Is Where the Art Is: On My Mind: Memorial Head (nsodie)

On View Now: A Graphic Revolution

Britany Salsbury, associate curator of prints and drawings, discusses the exhibition A Graphic Revolution, on view now at the CMA. 

Home Is Where the Art Is: A Graphic Revolution

Water Lilies (Agapanthus), c. 1915-1926, Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926). The Cleveland Museum of Art 1960.81.

On My Mind: Monet’s Waterlilies

In this episode, Heather Lemonedes Brown, the Virginia N. and Randall J. Barbato Deputy Director and Chief Curator, discusses the work Water Lilies (Agapanthus) by Claude Monet. 

Home Is Where the Art Is: On My Mind: Monet's Water Lilies

On View Now: Ilse Bing: Queen of the Leica

In this first episode, Barbara Tannenbaum, curator of photography, discusses the exhibition Ilse Bing: Queen of the Leica.

Home Is Where the Art Is: Ilse Bing, Queen of the Leica