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Today at the Museum
Friday, March 24, 2017

10:00 am
10:00 am

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

10:00 am
10:00 am

Charcoal drawing on the first day leads to underpainting, wet-into-wet blending, and glazing. Geared to all levels.

1:00 pm
Atrium

Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m Tuesday through Sunday. Tours depart from the Information Desk in the Atrium.

1991-165
6:00 pm
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Presented by Constantine Petridis
Curator of African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Friday, March 24
6:00-7:00 p.m. 
The Cleveland Museum of Art 

Basquiat
Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:50 pm

Painter and moviemaker Julian Schnabel dramatizes the life and meteoric rise of fellow New York City Neo-expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat in this acclaimed biographical film with an all-star cast.
 
Special admission $11; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, students $8; no vouchers or passes.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

In 1977, at the age of 17, Basquiat began collaborating with his friend Al Diaz as SAMO©, spray-painting aphorisms around lower Manhattan.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 to Sunday, July 30, 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observed in 1963 that one hundred years after the abolition of slavery in America “the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. . . .

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Throughout history, precious works of art have been used in worship. Radiant textiles, cherished symbols of the majesty of God as well as the wealth and power of the Catholic Church, embellished the high altar and clothed the clergy. Quality was expensive.