Today at the Museum
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Join practicing artists in our studios to play with ideas and materials while developing skills and techniques. All skill levels welcome. Classes include drawing, watercolor, painting, photography, and illustration.
Drop in for a weekly pop-up drawing lounge related to Michelangelo: Mind of the Master. Whatever your skill level, we invite you to spend some time engaging your creative side.
The lounge will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and 31.
Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Additional tours offered on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:00 a.m.
Every Sun, 1:00–4:00. All ages. Join us for drop-in art making in our Make Space. Everyone is encouraged to imagine, experiment, and create. You’ll find us on the classroom level of the museum. There’s a new theme each month to provide inspiration and foster new ways to approach art materials.
Virginia Woolf’s 1920s love affair with British writer and socialite Vita Sackville-West (she inspired Woolf’s Orlando) comes to life in this new costume drama. Cleveland theatrical premiere.
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.
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.
The Cleveland Museum of Art collaborates with the Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) Cleveland to mount the first solo US museum exhibition by internationally renowned artist Liu Wei (Chinese, b. 1972).
Michelangelo’s sculptures, paintings, and architectural projects have been the subject of artistic admiration for more than 500 years.
The name of the Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) is synonymous with creative genius and virtuosity. The exhibition Michelangelo: Mind of the Master presents an unprecedented opportunity for museum visitors to experience the brilliance of Michelangelo’s achievements on an intimate scale through more than two dozen original drawings. Michelangelo’s genius is especially evident through his breathtaking draftsmanship on sheets filled with multiple figures and close studies of human anatomy.
Focusing on Louis Comfort Tiffany’s passion for stained glass as a way to bring Nature’s splendid color into the home, this exhibition explores Tiffany’s vivid designs in relation to emerging artistic and craft movements at the turn of the 20th century.