The Cleveland Museum of Art’s video series shares the insights of CMA curators and staff on exhibitions and objects from the permanent collection. The latest series, Contemporary Art in 60 Seconds, explores the newly reinstalled contemporary galleries, now open at the CMA. Make sure to check out Behind the Beat and #CMAConservation for more video content.
Gallery Hangouts: Armor for Man and Horse
Who doesn't love mixing function with fashion? Certainly the knights of what is now Northern Italy and their horses were no exception. Join manager of youth and family engagement, Sydney Kreuzmann, in a closer look at this beloved Armor Court favorite.
Gallery Hangouts: Front Face of a Stela
What do you think of when you think of a leader? Is it their elaborate regalia or a powerful pose? Here at the museum, we have many portraits of leaders, and whether they are military, political, or religious, these portraits show the subjects' status and authority.
Gallery Hangouts: Las Meninas
Have you ever heard someone say "It has pockets!" when referring to a new dress or skirt? That's one of the first things that comes to mind for Teen Engagement Specialist Arcelia Gandarilla when looking at Simone Leigh's Las Meninas.
On View Now: Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang
True or false: a photograph's meaning can change depending on its context. Join curator Barbara Tannenbaum for a closer look at some of the photographs featured in Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang, now on view in gallery 230.
Gallery Hangouts: The Holy Family
What can you tell about a family by looking at a family portrait? Maybe the number of the siblings? The ages of the children? Who the parents are? Join gallery teacher Ashaé Burgess in looking closely at the Filippino Lippi painting The Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist and Saint Margaret to discover some of the origins of the Christian tradition and the divinity of the subjects.
On View Now: Prince Salim’s Life of Christ
Did you know that 400 years ago, a new biography of Jesus Christ was written in Mughal India? Join curator Sonya Rhie Mace for a closer look at the Mir’at al-quds (Mirror of Holiness) of Father Jerome Xavier.
Prince Salim’s Life of Christ is on view at the CMA in gallery 115 through November 29, 2020.
Gallery Hangouts: Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
This week, join gallery teacher Claire Appelmans as she explores one of her favorite objects, Frieze with Dancer and Musicians.
An Exceptional Collection: Visit the Keithley Gift
In the culminating episode of this special series, join Heather Lemonedes Brown, chief curator and deputy director, as she discusses two contemporary works of art given to the CMA as part of the transformative Keithley Gift.
On My Mind: Scripture of the Supreme Array
Exploring the Keithley Gift: John Marin’s Watercolors
In the fourth episode of this special series, Emily Peters, curator of prints and drawings at the CMA, discusses two watercolors by the American modernist, John Marin.
On My Mind: Hen and Chicks Covered Tureen on Stand
Take a close look at one of the museum’s most popular artworks, Hen and Chicks Covered Tureen on Stand, with Hajnal Eppley, department director of gallery teaching, whose family recently adopted some chicks of their own!
Exploring the Keithley Gift: The Port of l’Estaque, the Pier
In the third video in this series, William Robinson, senior curator of modern European painting and sculpture, discusses Georges Braque’s The Port of l’Estaque, the Pier.
On My Mind: Continuous Mile and Liza Lou Interview
In this special episode, join Nadiah Rivera Fellah, associate curator of contemporary art, in conversation with artist Liza Lou on several of her works. To learn more about apartogether, visit apartogether.com.
Exploring the Keithley Gift: Joan Mitchell’s Gouise
In the second episode of this special series, Mark Cole, chair of modern, contemporary, and decorative art and curator of American painting and sculpture at the CMA discusses Joan Mitchell’s Gouise.
On My Mind: Rooftop
Listen as Key Jo Lee, assistant director of academic affairs, discusses Rooftop by Hughie Lee Smith.
On View Now: Tiffany in Bloom
Join curator Stephen Harrison as he discusses works from the exhibition Tiffany in Bloom: Stained Glass Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
On My Mind: Melencolia I
In this episode, Sabine Kretzschmar, manager of the Education Art Collection, discusses Albrecht Durer’s Melencolia I.
On My Mind: A Warrior Cutting His Hair
In this episode, Seth Pevnick, curator of Greek and Roman art, discusses the object Red-Figure Lekythos (Oil Vessel): Warrior Cutting Hair.
An Exceptional Collection: Exploring the Keithley Gift
William Griswold, Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, introduces the Keithley Gift: A transformative gift to the CMA in March of 2020 of over 100 works from the collection of Joseph and Nancy Keithley.
On View Now: PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet
In this episode, Andrew Cappetta, manager of collection and exibition programs, discusses the exhibition PROOF: Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet.
On My Mind: Memorial Head (nsodie)
In this week’s episode, Kristen Windmiller-Luna, curator of African art, discusses the object Memorial Head (nsodie).
On My Mind: Monet’s Waterlilies
In this episode, Heather Lemonedes Brown, the Virginia N. and Randall J. Barbato Deputy Director and Chief Curator, discusses the work Water Lilies (Agapanthus) by Claude Monet.
On View Now: Ilse Bing: Queen of the Leica
In this first episode, Barbara Tannenbaum, curator of photography, discusses the exhibition Ilse Bing: Queen of the Leica.