In-Person Learning

In-person multisession courses offer lifelong learners an in-depth look at CMA special exhibitions and new perspectives on the museum collection. Instructors include CMA educators, curators, conservators, and other guest presenters.

CMA Courses

Explore the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art by getting a closer look. Courses give lifelong learners the opportunity to form a deeper connection with the museum and enrich their understanding of the CMA’s collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Led by CMA educators and guest instructors, all course sessions are conducted in the museum galleries.

The CMA south entrance

Upcoming CMA Courses

Partner Courses

The CMA offers courses to partner institutions such as Siegel Lifelong Learning, Encore Neighborhood Scholars, and the National Council of Jewish Women. If you would like to partner with the CMA on course development for your group, please email

Courses are scheduled on demand during weekday museum hours and can include either weekly or monthly sessions. Individual course sessions cost $200 and are each 60 minutes in length. 

School bus at the CMA

Contact Us

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All education programs at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Education. Major annual support is provided by Brenda and Marshall Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Fortney, David and Robin Gunning, Dieter and Susan M. Kaesgen, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, Gail C. and Elliott L. Schlang, Shurtape Technologies, and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation. Generous annual support is provided by Gini and Randy Barbato, the M. E. and F. J. Callahan Foundation, Char and Chuck Fowler, the Giant Eagle Foundation, Robin Heiser, the Lloyd D. Hunter Memorial Fund, the late Marta and the late Donald M. Jack Jr., Bill and Joyce Litzler, the Logsdon Family Fund for Education, William J. and Katherine T. O’Neill, Mandi Rickelman, Betty T. and David M. Schneider, the Sally and Larry Sears Fund for Education Endowment, Roy Smith, Paula and Eugene Stevens, the Trilling Family Foundation, and the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

    The Cleveland Museum of Art is funded in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

    Education programs are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.