Sunday, December 8, 2013
1:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Lantern Procession 5:30 p.m.
Preparatory Lantern Workshops
November 8–24, 2013
A bright and innovative way to warm up your holiday season. Inspired by centuries-old, cross-cultural traditions of ceremonial lighting displays, the Winter Lights Lantern Festival features lantern displays inside the museum and the Environment of Lights installation on Wade Oval. Holiday CircleFest is a free annual Circle-wide celebration presented by University Circle Inc. The museum offers an array of activities and entertainment, including workshops for making simple lanterns for the procession. The day culminates in a procession through the Environment of Lights led by guest lantern artists and illuminated dancers and giant puppets.
HOLIDAY CIRCLEFEST ACTIVITIES
1:00–5:30 p.m., lantern procession 5:30 p.m.
including CMA Second Sundays family day activities 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Activities at the museum on Sunday, December 8 are part of the 20th annual University Circle Inc. Holiday CircleFest. The museum joins two dozen neighboring institutions for this annual community open house. The museum is a FREE Holiday CircleFest shuttle stop for the 20th annual Holiday CircleFest on December 8, 2013. Shuttle hours are 12:30–6:30 p.m. The shuttle takes about thirty minutes for one complete loop. Visit University Circle Inc. for more information on Holiday CircleFest shuttle stops and activities.
Reading and Book Signing: Pennie the Christmas Pickle
10:45 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Local author Tony Marini
Art Making: Calendars
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Create your own personalized calendar for 2014.
Art Stories: Winter
11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Scavenger Hunts: Light
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Pick one up at the information desk.
Art Making: Origami Ornaments
Sources of Light Art Cart
Wanna Be in Pictures?
1:00–3:00 p.m. Picture yourself in CMA works of art using distance learning technology.
1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
Music and Dance in the Ames Family Atrium
- 1:30 p.m. Global Connections (original music on world instruments)
- 2:30 p.m. Panic Steel Ensemble
- 3:00 p.m. Frog Lily (modern dance)
- 3:30 p.m. Cleveland Inner City Ballet
- 4:00 p.m. The Progeny (New Orleans jazz by students from Shaw High School)
2:00–4:30 p.m. Make a simple lantern to carry in the procession.
Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome exhibition tour
2:30 p.m. Exhibition ticket required.
5:30 p.m. Led by community lantern artists, giant puppets, and dancers from Environment of Lights.
Cookies and Cocoa and Performance Installation in the Atrium
6:00–6:30 p.m. Follow the procession back to the atrium.
Las Casa Encantadas (the enchanted houses)
Interior Lantern Artists: Barbara Chira, Anne Cubberly, Lizzie Roche, Robin VanLear
Rolling Houses Design: Robin VanLear
Rolling Houses Construction: Murphy Winters, Mike Moritz
House Pushers: Michael Crouch, Mark Jenks, Emmet O'Melia, Bill Wade
Gaudi Puppets: Kelvin Cadiz, Robin Heinrich, Ian Petroni
Food and shopping throughout the afternoon.
For questions contact Nan Eisenberg at 216-707-2483 or e-mail commartsinfo [at] clevelandart [dot] org.