Today at the Museum
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Organized in celebration of the centennial of the Print Club of Cleveland, this exhibition presents a selection of significant prints generously donated to the museum by the club over the past 100 years.
The first commissioned artwork for the Ames Family Atrium, Ámà: The Gathering Place by Emeka Ogboh (Nigerian, b. 1977) is an installation integrating sound, sculpture, and textiles.
Cai Guo-Qiang: Cuyahoga River Lightning features three monumental gunpowder works by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957), known for his explosion events, gunpowder paintings, and installations, all using environmentally friendly material.
Color and Comfort: Swedish Modern Design will present the modern styling of mid-twentieth-century Swedish design, featuring textiles, ceramics, and glass from the CMA’s collection.
This video features footage of the production of akwétè cloths. One of West Africa’s oldest and most celebrated textile traditions, akwétè is named for an Igbo community in southeast Nigeria and woven exclusively by women.
Monsters captivated the imagination of medieval men and women, just as they continue to fascinate us today.