Monday, March 04th, 2013
Disrespectful as it may sound, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s big new exhibition on “The Last Days of Pompeii” is downright entertaining, sometimes outrageous and often loads of fun.
This may not seem like the appropriate response to a show packed with death and destruction. But what else can...
Author: Steven Litt
Monday, February 18th, 2013
Lisa Edgehouse burst into tears Saturday at the Western Reserve Historical Society research library. She had just found her mother's grandparents in census records -- names that she feared were lost in antiquity.
It was the kind of serendipity that the society encouraged because this is Family History Weekend there,...
Author: James Ewinger
Monday, January 28th, 2013
University Circle Interactive Cleveland (UCIC) is on a mission: to promote education and lifelong learning through the use of videoconferencing. Developed more than a decade ago through a National Endowment for the Arts grant as an educational videoconferencing initiative,
UCIC programming involves cultural institutions in and around Cleveland—from the Cleveland...
Author: Sandy Kreisman
Monday, January 21st, 2013
The decision by the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University to purchase a piece of property jointly to keep it out of the hands of a private developer is smart thinking, even if they haven't decided yet what to do with the land.
The 4.1-acre plot on...
Author: Plain Dealer Editorial Board
Monday, January 14th, 2013
Three University Circle institutions have come together in a transaction that enables one to advance its existing aspirations and the others to preserve future opportunities.
In a joint announcement, the leaders of the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Museum of Art announced...