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Upcoming Exhibitions

Mughal ruler Humayun defeating the Afghans before reconquering India, folio , Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Friday, February 11, 2022 to Sunday, August 21, 2022

Scenes of battles and portraits of soldiers in Indian painting include both historical and mythical, real and idealized images—and often in combination.

Four Seasons Tapestry: Winter: Skating Scene, France  Wool, silk, and gold filé: tapestry weave
Sunday, February 13, 2022 to Sunday, February 19, 2023

Cycles of Life: The Four Seasons Tapestries offers visitors an in-depth look at a rare, complete set of tapestries in the museum’s collection that has not been displayed since 1953 because of the tapestries’ fragile condition. Each tapestry depicts seasonal activities: fishing and gardening (Spring), grain harvesting (Summer), wine making (Autumn), and ice skating (Winter). When viewed together, the tapestries represent a full cycle of life.

CMA, 2015.82
Sunday, February 20, 2022 to Sunday, June 26, 2022

Currents and Constellations: Black Art in Focus puts art from the CMA’s permanent collection in conversation with a vanguard of emerging and mid-career Black artists, as each explores the fundaments of art making, embracing and challenging art history.

The Nose, 1947. © Estate of Alberto Giacometti / Artists Rights Society, New York
Saturday, March 12, 2022 to Sunday, June 12, 2022

The exhibition Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure gathers an ensemble of masterpieces focusing on the artist’s major achievements of the postwar years (1945–66).

Adeline in Barrettes, 2018. Image courtesy of Aperture, New York, 2019. © Micaiah Carter
Sunday, May 8, 2022 to Sunday, September 11, 2022

The vibrant portraits and conceptual images in The New Black Vanguard fuse art and fashion photography in ways that break traditional boundaries between genres.

Camille Pissarro (French, 1830–1903) 2020.113
Sunday, September 11, 2022 to Sunday, January 8, 2023

This exhibition celebrates the extraordinary gift and promised gift of art made by Clevelanders Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley to the Cleveland Museum of Art. In March 2020, the Keithleys gave more than 100 works of art to the museum—the most significant gift since the bequest of Leonard C.

Neptune, 1602. Jacob Matham (Dutch, 1571–1631) © The ALBERTINA Museum, Vienna
Sunday, October 9, 2022 to Sunday, January 8, 2023

Organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Albertina Museum.

CMA, 1976.60 (detail)
Sunday, December 4, 2022 to Sunday, February 26, 2023

The CMA’s Chinese collection has an extraordinarily large number of high-quality small-scale objects and miniatures from various dynasties. Objects in miniature have mesmerized people of all cultures throughout the ages.

Sheet of Studies and Sketches, 1858. Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). Graphite, pen and dark brown ink, and watercolor on thick ivory wove paper
Friday, January 20, 2023 to Sunday, April 30, 2023

Drawing transformed radically in 19th-century France, expanding from a means of artistic training to an independent medium with rich potential for exploration and experimentation.