Cleveland, OH (May 16, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced an extraordinary gift from the Print Club of Cleveland. In commemoration of its 2019 centennial, the club has presented the museum with a $300,000 gift to be used for the acquisition of prints and drawings and the exhibition of works on paper. Such gifts are vital for the museum’s mission to make the finest art from around the globe available to all.
CLEVELAND (April 24, 2019) – Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include 17 drawings from the Golden Age of Dutch art; a fine painting by Louis Hayet, a key proponent of neo-impressionism; a contemporary sculpture by American artist Jenny Holzer from her iconic series Laments; and 13 photographs by modern American masters from generous donors Diann G. and Thomas A. Mann.
Seventeen Dutch Drawings
Cleveland, OH (March 25, 2019) – Gordon Parks (1912–2006) considered his work during the 1940s to be the benchmark for his 60-year career. Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 documents the importance of Parks’ early experiences in shaping his groundbreaking, passionate vision.
Cleveland, OH (March 12, 2019)– The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced the appointment of Emily Liebert as Curator of Contemporary Art, following an international search.
Cleveland, OH (March 4, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced an extraordinary gift from longtime CMA trustee William Madar and his wife, Amanda. The couple has established the position of William P. and Amanda C. Madar Curator of American Painting and Sculpture through a $3 million permanent endowment fund that will advance the study and appreciation of the CMA’s renowned collection of American painting and sculpture.
Seated Tenjin, 1259. Kamakura period (1185–1333). Wood with color; 94.9 x 101.5 x 68.8 cm. Yoki Tenman Jinja, Nara. Important Cultural Property. Photo: Nara National Museum
Cleveland, OH (January 15, 2019) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced record-breaking annual attendance figures, having welcomed 769,435 visitors in 2018, a 31% increase compared to 586,672 visitors in 2017. The total eclipses the previous record set more than 30 years ago in 1987, when the museum welcomed 719,620 guests. Since its founding in 1916, more than 44 million people have walked through CMA’s doors.
Cleveland, OH (December 20, 2018)–The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has announced the appointment of Seth D. Pevnick as Curator of Greek and Roman Art. The museum’s outstanding collection of art from classical antiquity is characterized by singular works of great quality, including many that are exceptional for their distinctive iconography, form, craftsmanship or cultural significance. Pevnick’s appointment follows an international search. He will assume his responsibilities at the CMA in March 2019.
Cleveland, OH (December 18, 2018) – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) today announced the opening of its reimagined Northern European galleries (213–15) featuring art of the Netherlands, Germany, Central Europe, and France from about 1600 to 1725. The completely redesigned galleries feature a selection of beloved masterworks from the permanent collection as well as several important new acquisitions on view for the first time.