May Show Database

The May Show was a juried exhibition of local artists held at the Cleveland Museum of Art from 1919 to 1993. For almost 75 years, the May Show served as a forum for highlighting the vitality, creativity, and variety of the arts of Cleveland and the Western Reserve. 

For more information on the May Show and to access gallery views, object photography, artist entry cards, and artist biographical information, visit the May Show digital collections guide.

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