This Week at CMA: 7.1.19–7.7.19 – CMA Thinker

This Week at CMA: 7.1.19–7.7.19 - CMA Thinker


Check out these must-attend events this week at the CMA.

Taming the Tarasque, from Hours of Henry VIII (detail), c. 1500. Jean Poyer (France, active 1483–1503). Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum; 25.6 x 18 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.). The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977, MS H.8, fol. 191v

Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders
COMING SOON: Open Sun, 7/7
FREE
Where do monsters come from? Discover the answer in this exhibition, the first of its kind in North America. Unicorns, sirens, and dragons leapt from the minds of medieval artists to inspire fear, entertainment, and wonder.

Creation of the gunpowder work Cuyahoga River Lightning, 2018. Photo: Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio.

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.

Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station, Baja, Mexico, 2012. Edward Burtynsky (Canadian, b. 1955). Digital chromogenic print on paper; 121.9 x 162.6 cm. New Orleans Museum of Art, Gift of the artist, 2016.46.22. © Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Weinstein-Hammons Gallery, Minneapolis / Metivier Gallery, Toronto

Water: Edward Burtynsky
OPEN NOW| FREE
These photographic images explore humanity’s increasingly stressed relationship with water, the world’s most vital natural resource. This exhibition is part of Cuyahoga50.

Right: Image courtesy Scott Shaw Photography for Cleveland Museum of Art.

Studio Go Summer Series
Fridays, 7/5–7/26| FREE
Studio Go, the museum’s mobile art studio, brings hands-on art experiences to summer events and community celebrations across northeast Ohio. In this summer event series, Studio Go partners with Recess Cleveland every Friday for an outdoor experience featuring art-making, recess games, and ample outdoor activities on the CMA’s outdoor campus.

Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.

Must CMA Summer
Summer at the CMA is the time to discover fun events and activities the whole family will enjoy. Must see, must do, must CMA. Read the brochure. See what makes the CMA one of the top art museums in the nation with these iconic works of art.



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