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Today at the Museum
Thursday, February 23, 2017

10:00 am
Classrooms

All levels welcome, from beginner to advanced. Beginners will be given a comprehensive approach to watercolor.

10:30 am
Atrium

Every Thursday from 10:30–11:00 a.m. Join us in Classroom B for Art Stories, a weekly story time program that combines children's books, artworks from the CMA collection, and hands-on activities. Designed for children ages 2 to 5 and their favorite grown-up to participate together, Art Stories is led by museum educators.

1:00 pm
Atrium

Public tours are offered daily at 1:00 p.m Tuesday through Sunday. Tours depart from the Information Desk in the Atrium.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

In 1977, at the age of 17, Basquiat began collaborating with his friend Al Diaz as SAMO©, spray-painting aphorisms around lower Manhattan.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 to Sunday, March 12, 2017
Centennial Exhibition

The largest exhibition of Albert Oehlen’s work in the United States to date, Albert Oehlen: Woods near Oehle illustrates the depth and complexity of an artist who has been at the forefront of artistic innovation since the late 1970s.

Sunday, January 22, 2017 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history.

Madonna at the Fountain, 1439. Jan van Eyck (Flemish, c. 1390–1441). Oil on panel; 19 x 12.5 cm. Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, inv. 411. © Lukas–Art in Flanders VZW / Photo: Hugo Maertens / Bridgeman Images.

Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery | Gallery 010
On view October 9, 2016–February 26, 2017
Sunday, October 9, 2016 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
Centennial Exhibition

The most complete surviving example of a Gothic table fountain is preserved in the Cleveland Museum of Art. This medieval automaton is datable to about 1320–40 and was likely produced in Paris for a person of high status, perhaps a member of the royal court.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, September 24, 2017

Throughout history, precious works of art have been used in worship. Radiant textiles, cherished symbols of the majesty of God as well as the wealth and power of the Catholic Church, embellished the high altar and clothed the clergy. Quality was expensive.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 to Sunday, March 19, 2017

Pure Color: Pastels from the Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates pastels made from the second half of the 19th through the early 20th century, a remarkably creative period of richness, diversity, and experimentation in the use of the medium.