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George Gund III Bequeaths Significant Collection of Japanese Art to Cleveland Museum of Art and Asian Art Museum

Cleveland, San Francisco, Mar 16, 2016 – More than 200 artworks, predominately Japanese ink paintings and calligraphy, have joined the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. These works, which include a number of rare and important masterpieces, constitute a bequest of the collection of George Gund III (1937–2013), sports entrepreneur, supporter of world cinema and connoisseur of East Asian art. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt

Cleveland (March 10, 2016) Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt brings 3,000 years of ancient Egyptian history to life through some of the finest objects from the British Museum’s vast holdings and several of Cleveland’s own masterworks. The first Egyptian art exhibition organized at the Cleveland Museum of Art since 1996, Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt looks past the myth to reveal the carefully designed personas of the Egyptian kings and explore the realities of daily life for the ancient royals.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Year of Exhibitions, Celebrations and Programs both at the Museum and in the Community

CLEVELAND, OH — One hundred years ago the Cleveland Museum of Art opened its doors to the public. In 2016 the museum invites all audiences to in celebrate its 100th anniversary, honoring the past and looking ahead to the future. Program highlights include special Centennial exhibitions representing the creative genius of four continents, spanning ancient to contemporary, as well as the presentation of extraordinary individual works of art on loan from top-tier institutions all over the world, and once-in-a-lifetime events and community programs. William M.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Extended Hours through January 5, 2016

The Cleveland Museum of Art is extending their hours of operation on special days through January 5, 2016 to offer visitors additional times to view Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibition. Due to the popularity of this exhibition, entrance tickets may be sold out. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

MIX: Global on Friday, August 7, 5-10 p.m., on CMA’s South Terrace

Enjoy August’s hot summer nights on the museum’s gorgeous south terrace as you sip a refreshing cocktail, play global games in the grass and discover art with international flair on gallery tours.

As the sun goes down, groove to the irresistible rhythms of Todo Mundo. Todo Mundo, meaning “All the World”, is one of San Diego’s hottest bands, having been voted Best World Music band (2012-2014) at the San Diego Music Awards. Their irresistible rhythms blend the musical flavors of Spanish rumba and reggae with Brazilian, Balkan and Middle Eastern styles.

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The Cleveland Museum of Art to Offer Summer of Special Perks for Military Families

Today the Cleveland Museum of Art announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission and special perks to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015.

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