On the morning of December 31, the museum reached another exciting milestone: We welcomed our 300,000th visitor this year.
The Thinker: A CMA Blog
Imagine an orchestra of pitched percussion instruments. The exotic rhythms are created with a mix of gongs, metallophones, zithers, xylophones and drums. The sound evokes the rich culture of Indonesia, where this type of ensemble is integral to the court and sacred music of the nation.
You’ve seen the exhibition, and now you can see the man … well, versions of the man played by various actors. We’re holding a Gauguin film festival during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day with three films based on Gauguin’s life.
At this point in the holiday shopping season, people generally fall into one of two camps. There are those with a relaxed (some might say smug) air, whose gifts are all wrapped and neatly labeled for distribution.
If you haven’t been hiding underneath a rock you’ll know that this past year has been a really exciting one for the museum. We opened up the East Wing with a fantastic party and gave people even more reason to come visit us. We had some really great exhibitions like Friedlander, Art and Pow
One thing all of us can say for certain is the economy is bad. More people are out of work than ever and even though the government promises it will get better it can be hard to believe at times. But good can come out of this kind of hardship. Families become stronger and people learn the valu
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at creating art after viewing works in the museum? We thought you did, and that’s why we’ve included an art exploration gallery in the Gauguin: Paris, 1889 exhibition.
Here at the CMA we have an outstanding team of guards who work everyday to protect our masterpieces and make sure the art stays in the galleries. Some of them, however, spend their free time creating art for galleries. These individuals organized a group called the Cleveland Museum of Art Prote
“Art goes on in your head. If you said something interesting, that might be a title for a work of art and I'd write it down. Art comes from everywhere. It's your response to your surroundings.