Cleveland Art, 2023 Issue 4

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  • Member Magazine
Published: December 1, 2023

In this issue of the members magazine: New Narratives; Reconsidering Degas; Monet in Focus; The New CMA Website, Part 2; Noteworthy and New; Exhibitions Schedule and Calendar; Tuning in with Accent; Mahler’s Resurrection; Celebrate Light; Welcome, Erin Fletcher

Cleveland Art members magazine cover with Degas Woman Ironing

New Narratives

This winter, compelling stories rivaling the latest Netflix drama are on display in the museum’s James and Hanna Bartlett Prints and Drawings Gallery. New Narratives: Contemporary Works on Paper presents a range of works that emphasize storytelling, whether imaginary, historical, personal, cultural,...

Reconsidering Degas

For most people, the name Edgar Degas likely calls to mind images of the gracefully posed dancers who occupied the stage of Paris’s Opéra as seen in two longtime viewer favorites in the museum’s collection: the painting Frieze of Dancers and the luminous pastel Dancers. The works on view in the exhi...

Monet in Focus

An exciting exhibition of five masterworks by French Impressionist Claude Monet is on view in the Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery this coming spring and summer. Three paintings are coming from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris as part of an exchange agreement that sent Monet’s Water Lilies (A...

Rouen Cathedral, Sunlight Effect, End of the Day 1892. Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Oil on canvas; 100 x 65 cm. Paris, Musée Marmottan Monet, Michel Monet bequest, 1966. Inv. 5174. Photo © Musée Marmottan Monet

The New CMA Website, Part 2

If this magazine is in your hands, the museum’s new website is either up and running or just days away from launching. We are excited about what is to come, and we want to share more about the features to look forward to post launch. 

The new website represents a remarkable transformation, shedding t...

Noteworthy and New

With its renowned, comprehensive collection, why does the Cleveland Museum of Art continue to acquire works of art? The museum seeks out exceptional objects that help convey the stories of human achievement in the arts through time and across the globe in order to provide visitors with a more comple...

Tuning in with Accent


Gabe Pollack, the museum’s director of performing arts, and Evan Sanders, bass vocalist in Accent, sat down for a conversation with Cleveland Art about the group’s holiday performance at the CMA.

Gabe, how did you first hear about Accent?

GP: I first heard of Accent in 2016 while working at Bop Stop....


Harriet Warm

Harriet Warm recalls the first work of art she ever purchased. It was a signed Pablo Picasso print of a nude, which she still owns. Harriet was at Wellesley College exploring a love of art history and a burgeoning interest in contemporary art. She paid $75 for the Picasso. 

Harriet shared her passion...

Harriet Warm and the late Dick Blum at a Hard Hat Tour during the CMA renovations

Mahler’s Resurrection

Now on view in the Monte and Usha Ahuja Founders Rotunda (200) at the Cleveland Museum of Art in collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony no. 2 in C Minor (the Resurrection) represents one of the greatest Western compositions of the 19th century. While musically it portra...

Andria Hoy, archivist for the Cleveland Orchestra, and Moyna Stanton, CMA paper conservator, discuss Mahler’s elegant handwriting in pen and ink on the manuscript’s professional staff paper.

Welcome, Erin Fletcher

Erin Fletcher joined the CMA this past spring as director of interpretation, adult programs, and academic engagement. She is responsible for overseeing adult and academic programming, the docent program, and the interpretation team.

Fletcher comes to the CMA from Ohio Wesleyan University, where she s...

Celebrate Light

As the winter solstice nears, marking the shortest day and longest night of the year, daylight grows dimmer, the air becomes colder, and many of us find warmth in light. We use more lights at home, holiday lights abound in our neighborhoods, and fireplaces exude a warm glow.