This Week at CMA: 9.9.19–9.15.19 – CMA Thinker

This Week at CMA: 9.9.19–9.15.19 - CMA Thinker

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

Seated male nude, separate study of his right arm (recto), 1511. Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475–1564). Red chalk, heightened with white; 27.9 x 21.4 cm. Teylers Museum, Haarlem, purchased in 1790. © Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master
COMING SOON: Opens Sun, 9/22
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Immerse yourself in the genius of Michelangelo’s creative process. The holidays will be busy–reserve early to secure your preferred date. Member guest tickets are half-off admission.

Video courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art via YouTube.

Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders
OPEN NOW
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. Learn more #ontheblog here.

Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.

Chalk Festival 2019
Sat & Sun, 9/14 & 9/15
11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Experience a weekend of colorful creativity as community members join professional artists in using the walkways around the CMA’s Fine Arts Garden as a colorful canvas at this annual special event! Watching the chalk artists and enjoying the entertainment is FREE.

Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.

Print Club of Cleveland’s 35th Fine Print Fair
Fri–Sun, 9/13–15
Celebrate the 35th Fine Print Fair, the Print Club of Cleveland’s annual benefit for the museum’s department of prints and drawings. Fourteen dealers from around the country will exhibit and sell fine prints and drawings, from old master to contemporary, at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Due to the Print Club of Cleveland’s 35th annual Fine Print Fair in the Ames Family Atrium, the sound component of Ámà: The Gathering Place will be turned off September 12–15.

Ámà: The Gathering Place. Image courtesy Cleveland Museum of Art.

Ámà: The Gathering Place
OPEN NOW
FREE

“One of Europe’s Fastest-Rising Stars” — Kate Brown, artnet

Artist Emeka Ogboh integrates sound, sculpture, and textiles in the first commissioned artwork for the Ames Family Atrium. Ogboh compares the museum’s atrium to the ámà — or village square — the physical and cultural center of Igbo life in southeast Nigeria, where he was born.

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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