Monday, August 20th, 2012

Cleveland Museum of Art views the 20th century with fresh enthusiasm in reinstalled East Wing galleries

The Cleveland Museum of Art has been oddly quiet about the reopening of its East Wing galleries devoted to modern and contemporary art, which occurred without hoopla last Saturday.
It could be that the museum feels it has bigger news to announce this fall. Or perhaps it doesn’t want...

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Cleveland Museum of Art buys important ancient Roman and Mayan antiquities

The Cleveland Museum of Art has re-entered the controversial world of antiquities collecting by purchasing an ancient Roman marble portrait head and a glazed ceramic Mayan vessel.

Both pieces, acquired for undisclosed prices, are in superb condition, of excellent quality and were bought in accordance with American art museum...

Wednesday, August 08th, 2012

Cleveland Museum of Art offers a first look at its new restaurants, 'Provenance' and 'Provenance Cafe': Restaurant Row

Closely held plans for a restaurant, cafe and private dining facilities attached to the Cleveland Museum of Art's soon-to-debut central atrium have finally been revealed.

Provenance, a 76-seat fine-dining restaurant and lounge occupying roughly 1,200 square feet, and Provenance Cafe, a 67-seat casual-dining spot with an additional 144...

Monday, July 16th, 2012

EPA Awards Grant to Cleveland Botanical Garden to Use Vacant Lots to Protect Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $59,680 under its Urban Waters Small Grants program to the Cleveland Botanical Garden to improve vacant land in Cleveland neighborhoods and reduce stormwater runoffto Lake Erie and its tributaries.

“EPA’s Urban Waters program provides grants to protect and improve...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Peter B. Lewis donates $5 million to the Cleveland Institute of Art, his biggest hometown donation in a decade

Peter B. Lewis, the iconoclastic insurance executive and philanthropist, has done an about-face on his hometown by making a $5 million donation to the Cleveland Institute of Art.

The gift, announced Tuesday, is the biggest from Lewis to any institution in Cleveland since he declared a temporary boycott on his...

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