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The Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases collection documents exhibitions, events, lectures, accessions, and general museum news from roughly 1930-2010 (bulk 1950-2010).  These digitized press releases are provided by the Cleveland Museum of Art Archives, which collects and preserves institutional records documenting the museum's history as well as manuscript collections. For more information and to search catalogs and finding aids visit library.clevelandart.orgTo view all of the collections...



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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Dec 9, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces a group of exhibitions titled, Glimpses of Asia, which will include three different exhibits that feature the museum's extensive Asian art collection
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The Cleveland Museum of Art opens the Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe exhibition which will feature 135 works of art from Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and early Modern Europe. The exhibition will then travel to the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore and the British Museum in London.
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The Cleveland Museum of Art hosts Lizt Alfonso's Dance Cuba accompanied by, the Grammy Award-winning mariachi band, Mariachi Los Camperos, as a part of the VIVA! & Gala Around Town series
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Cleveland Museum of Art opens the 2010-2011 VIVA! & Gala Around Town series with the first major North American tour of Afro-Spanish singer and "Flamenco Queen" Buika
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 27, 2010
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The Textile Art Alliance (TAA) of the Cleveland Museum of Art will host the seventh annual Wearable Art Fashion Show & Boutique which will feature fashion designers who specialize in creating one-of-a-kind garments and accessories using fiber art tec
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The Plain Dealer's art and architecture critic, Steven Litt, and the President of University Circle, Chris Ronayne, will provide an update on the recent progress in the development of the University Circle neighborhood
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 23, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces its most recent acquisitions, including Fifteen portable objects from Southern Africa and Tony Oursler's Instant Dummies, Model Release Form, and Sex Plotter
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The Cleveland Museum of Art hosts the annual Dr. John and Helen Collis Lecture featuring Dr. Derek Krueger who will speak on the religion of relics in early Byzantium, congruent with the Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe exhibition
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 7, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces its most recent acquisitions, including the Pair of Candelabra, the Icon of the Mother of God and Infant Christ (Virgin Eleousa), View from Moel Cynwch: Looking Over the Vale of Afon Mawddach and Toward Cader Idris, Rho I, and Five Series of Repetition: Moving Cloud
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 1, 2010
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The Women's Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art hosts the renowned architecture critic and scholar, Paul Goldberger will focus on how buildings affect our lives both physically and emotions with a lecture entitled, Why Architecture Matters
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Aug 31, 2010
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The Print Club of Cleveland sponsors the return of the annual Fine Print Fair, the city's largest and most comprehensive exhibition of fine prints, which will benefit the Department of Prints at the Cleveland Museum of Art
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Aug 27, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announce the appointment of David Franklin as the next Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art by the Board of Trustees
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Aug 17, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the September and October film schedules with nearly all 16 film screening making their exclusive Cleveland premieres at the museum.
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jul 23, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the launch of the 2010-2011 season of the VIVA! & Gala Around Town performing art series and releases the schedule of performances which include 21 different performers from 10 different countries
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jun 23, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art release the film schedule for July and August which will include movies that travel the world
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jun 19, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art hosts a screening of a definitive new version of Fritz Lang's silent movie Metropolis in the Gartner Auditorium
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Cleveland Museum of Art's Board of Trustees confirms the museum will take the final steps in completing the museum's building and expansion project by 2013
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
May 12, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the return of the collections from the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Africa and works from the Late Antiquity, the Byzantine Empire, and the European Middle Ages will return for public viewing after a five-year hiatus
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
May 5, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art launches an exciting new update to the museum's website that allows visitors to customize the information they receive as well as providing access to the museum's collection worldwide
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 29, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the longest day of the year with the Summer Solstice Party, an all-night party welcoming the newest gallery openings, activities, and performances
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 28, 2010
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Parade the Circle returns with this year's theme, Zounou Younou Hèrè, Une PorteS'Ouvre, A Door Opens, to complement the African narratives featured in the Cleveland Museum of Art's latest galleries
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The Cleveland Museum of Art unveils a supersized Cleveland Cavaliers banner on the face of the museum's 1916 Beaux-Arts Building
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The Cleveland Museum of Art will premiere a new, groundbreaking exhibition, Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe, which will examine the role of relics and reliquaries in the development of Christianity and the visual arts. This will be the first major exhibition in the U.S. to consider the history of these items.
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 19, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art release the film schedule for the spring, featuring 16 documentary film programs, including 14 Cleveland premieres
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The Cleveland Museum of Art will host Dee Perry who will lead area college students in a panel discussion titled, Populating the Future of University Circle, focusing on the students' current experiences in University Circle and their plans to remain in the area after graduation
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announce the closing of the 2010-2011 season of VIVA! & Gala Around Town Series with two premieres, The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Stockholm's Romeo & Julia Kören and Stephen Scott's Bowed Piano Ensemble
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the Cleveland premiere of Finnish cellist, Anssi Karttunen, and the 14-member ensemble Romance de Tango, who will both perform at the Gartner Auditorium as a part of the VIVA! & Gala Around Town series
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the March lineup of performances for VIVA! & Gala Around Town series which includes performances by piano virtuoso Frederic Rzewski and John Zorn and his Masada Sextet
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The Cleveland Museum of Art explores the cinematic achievements of Native Americans with Seeing Red: An American Indian Film Series, featuring seven classic and contemporary films about North America's indigenous peoples
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, developed by the Fenimore Art Museum, debuts at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The exhibit will explore Native North American art from the Eastern Woodlands to the Northwest, featuring 135 pieces of artwork spanning 2,000 years
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Feb 16, 2010
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The Cleveland Museum of Art release the film schedule for March and April, featuring documentaries and narratives from around the world
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The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the re-opening of the newly renovated Gartner Auditorium with the Opening Nights Festival which will feature eight weeks of free performances.
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Dec 17, 2009
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the re-opening of Gartner Auditorium with a celebration of eight weeks of free performances
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The Cleveland Museum of Art presents performances by Evan Ziporyn & Gamelan Galak Tika as a part of the VIVA! & Gala performing art series
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The Cleveland Museum of Art appoints Thomas W. Anderson to become the Interim Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Nov 11, 2009
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The Cleveland Museum of Art acquires Jackie Curtis and Rita Red by Alice Neel
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Cleveland Museum of Art with a spendable three-year grant
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The Cleveland Museum of Art presents the 16th annual Winter Lights Lantern Festival as part of the museum's contribution to the Holiday CircleFest
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The Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection, developed by the Fenimore Art Museum, debuts at the Cleveland Museum of Art
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 16, 2009
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the acquisition of several new pieces such as Julius Caesar by Mino da Fiesole, Codex Artaud XXI by Nancy Spero, and Rock at Sea by Raymond Jonson
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The Cleveland Museum of Art appoints Deborah Gribbon to the position of Interim Director
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The Cleveland Museum of Arts Women's Council Speakers Series presents Evenings with Contemporary Artists featuring Carrie Mae Weems and Liza Lou
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jul 29, 2009
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the resignation of Timothy Rub, Director and Chief Executive Officer
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jul 13, 2009
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The major international exhibit, Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889, opens in the fall at the Cleveland Museum of Art
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The memorial exhibit, Streams and Mountains Without End: Asian Art and the Legacy of Sherman E. Lee at the Cleveland Museum of Art, honors the late Dr. Sherman E. Lee and pays tribute to the former director and curator of the Cleveland Museum of Art
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Marjorie Williams, the director of education and public programs, hosts two separate lectures on Chinese and Japanese cuisine, Chinese Cuisine: Spiritual Nourishment for the Afterlife and Japanese Cuisine: Feast for the Eyes
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 3, 2009
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Parade the Circle celebrates its 20th anniversary with the Cleveland Museum of Art offering an array of workshops to the public
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Feb 5, 2009
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the re-opening of the first three new wings in June, marking as a milestone for the museum's renovation and expansion project
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jan 29, 2009
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The international touring exhibit, Friedlander, makes its final stop at the Cleveland Museum of Art, featuring the most comprehensive survey of photographer Lee Friedlander
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The Cleveland Museum of Art presents the Art and Power in the Central African Savanna exhibit which explores the political and religious power of nearly 60 sculptures by artists from four Central American cultures
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The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the 5th season of VIVA! & Gala and announces the programming for this season
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Dec 16, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art puts on its first-ever Cabaret show, Cabaret Artistique, inspired by its world renowned exhibit, Artistic Luxury: Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique.
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The Cleveland Museum of Art and Italy's Ministry of Cultural Assets and Activities have concluded an agreement an exchange of art for curatorial and research purposes
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announced the North American opening of the From Monet to Dali: Modern Masters from the Cleveland Museum of Art traveling exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Art
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The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates a milestone in the multi-phase renovation and expansion project. The opening of the new Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Exhibition Hall and KeyBank Lobby on the lower level of the newly constructed East Wing will feature its inaugural exhibit of Artistic Luxury: Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique which features 300 objects, from more than 50 international and notable lenders, that compares the most prominent designers of jewelry and luxury goods at the end of the Gilded...
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Sep 12, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announced a number of significant acquisitions: Spring Rain Thatched Hut by Wang Jianzhang; The Kitchen Table Series by Carrie Mae Weems; and Song by Jennifer Bartlett
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the appointment of Marcia Steele as the museum's new Chief Conservator
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the appointment of Richard H. Fearon, Frederick R. Nance, and Jerry Sue Thornton to its Board of Trustees, as well as, Helen Collis, Lucia S. Nash, and Cara S. Stim as Honorary Trustees
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the appointment of Griffith Mann as the Chief Curator of the museum
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jun 30, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces the fourth season of VIVA! & Gala Around Town with the publishing of the season's schedule of performances, films, and artists
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces that the museum has raised $204.5 million through its The Campaign for the Cleveland Museum of Art which has received an unprecedented amount of support from public and private sources for the renovation and expansion of the museum facilities
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Jun 4, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art continues it Panorama Film series in July with seven films that celebrate folk, rock, classical, Latin, jazz, and gospel
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The Cleveland Museum of Art returns more than 900 works of art the newly renovated and expanded galleries on the second floor of the 1916 museum building.
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
May 19, 2008
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For the third consecutive year, the Cleveland Museum of Art's Distance Learning Program wins a Teachers' Choice Award for Best Content Providers for the 2007-2008 school year in the Fine Arts Museum category
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
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The VIVA! & Gala Around Town concert series presents Trio Mediaeval + Cantus at the Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland
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The Cleveland Museum of Art presents the Cleveland debut of Nikolai Gogol's The Gamblers for its VIVA! & Gala Around Town performance series
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The Cleveland Museum of Art reminds the public that time is running out to see the Arms and Armor from Imperial Austria exhibit which features more than 200 works from the Austrian armory and examines the role of arms and armor in a historical context. The Cleveland Museum of Art is the sole American stop for this exciting exhibit from one of Europe's most important collections.
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The VIVA! & Gala Around Town concert series presents Zarbang: The Percussions of Iran and Afghanistan to perform at the Murch Auditorium at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 16, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art highlights fashion and armor in the May Panorama Film Series with a new documentary about Karl Lagerfeld, a feature that complements the museum's current exhibit, Arms and Armor from Imperial Austria
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 15, 2008
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The Textile Art Alliance (TAA) of the Cleveland Museum of Art presents the bi-annual juried contemporary fiber art show, Focus: Fiber 2008
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Apr 10, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art prepares for its annual Parade the Circle by announcing the museum's series of community workshops for individuals and groups
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Cleveland Museum of Art Press Releases
Mar 31, 2008
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The Cleveland Museum of Art announces its 19th annual Parada the Circle taking place at University Circle
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The VIVA! & Gala Around Town concert series presents the acclaimed organist Paul Jacobs to perform at the Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland
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The Cleveland Museum of Art presents The Qawwals of Pakistan for its third concert for the VIVA! & Gala Around Town concert series
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The kickoff of the 19th annual Parade the Circle begins with the Cleveland Museum of Art's Circle of Masks Festival with this year's parade them, Skipping the Muse - Running the Fiddle
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