Check out these must-attend events this week at the CMA.
Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art
NEW ARTWORKS | OPEN NOW
Members: See it FREE | Member Guests: Half Off
“The big new Shinto exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art is the latest in a long line of excellent, Cleveland-only cultural experiences dished up by one of America’s greatest art museums.” — Steven Litt via The Plain Dealer
Now with new artworks, the second rotation of “Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art” is OPEN NOW. See the new treasures from Japan. Tix purchased during the first rotation (4/9–5/19) can be redeemed to view the second rotation for free.
Water: Edward Burtynsky
OPEN NOW| FREE
Burtynsky’s global portrait explores humanity’s increasingly stressed relationship with water, the world’s most vital natural resource. These 13 hauntingly beautiful photographic images encourage us to ponder whether current water-management strategies are among humankind’s great achievements or its most dangerous failures. The CMA is pleased to present this exhibition as part of Cuyahoga50.
Cai Guo-Qiang: Cuyahoga River Lightning
OPEN NOW| FREE
Showcasing three monumental gunpowder works — including one inspired by the Cuyahoga River — by contemporary Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, this exhibition is part of Cuyahoga50, a citywide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the last Cuyahoga River fire and celebration of the progress made toward clean water.
CMA Outdoor Tours
Next tour: Wed, 6/12
In these guided experiences, explore the landscaped green space and sculpture around the CMA.
The Cleveland Museum of Art Staff Art Show
CMA at Transformer Station
OPEN NOW | FREE
The Cleveland Museum of Art is proud to present its staff’s creativity and artistic abilities in this exhibition, which features more than 70 works by employees who collectively represent a cross-section of the museum’s broad range of departments and professions.