Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Natural History Museum unveils new Human Origins Gallery

Humans have been evolving for almost 6 million years. The Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Human Origins Gallery has been evolving much more briskly.

The latest iteration debuts Friday morning, with two updated reconstructiions of Lucy, a 3.2 million-year-old ancestor known formally as Australopithecus afarensis.


Dr. Donald Johanson, a former curator at...

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/09/natural_history_museum_unveils.html

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Western Reserve Historical Society reopens lower gallery; Cars by Twilight returns after two years

Western Reserve Historical Society Chief Operating Officer Kelly Falcone stood on a staircase between an upper gallery renovation of the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum and a new lower gallery museum crew applying the finishing touches to its latest historical celebration: the REVolution Exhibit.

"The Crawford Auto Aviation collection is one of...

http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/oh_cuyahoga/Western-Reserve-Historical-Society-reopens-l

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Nancy and Joseph Keithley donate $15 million to CWRU and the Cleveland Museum of Art to train scholars and curators of the future

A $15 million donation from Nancy and Joseph Keithley could put Cleveland on the map nationally as a training ground for museum curators and directors of the future.

The Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University, which will split the Keithley gift, will use the money to give...

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2013/09/nancy_and_joseph_keithley_dona.html

Thursday, September 05th, 2013

The Cleveland Museum of Art's 'Tantra' show is an invitation to experience Buddhist visions of enlightenment

A small bronze Buddha statue on view in the Focus Gallery at the Cleveland Museum of Art radiates authority, serenity and an elevated state of being that belies the work’s relatively diminutive scale.

Initiates would understand why. On a cushion in front of the Buddha’s crossed legs lies a small object...

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2013/09/the_cleveland_museum_of_arts_t.html

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Julia and Larry Pollock donate $1 million to the Cleveland Museum of Art's $350 million campaign

The Focus Gallery at the Cleveland Museum of Art, a space intended to highlight specific works in the institution’s permanent collection, has new namesakes: Larry and Julia Pollock of Shaker Heights.
 
The Pollocks have donated $1 million to the museum’s $350 million capital campaign, which is paying for the massive...

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2013/08/julia_and_larry_pollock_donate.html

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