It's all about the wonderful world of art at the Cleveland Museum of Art, with a permanent collection home to more than 40,000 objects - now THAT is pretty impressive!
Cleveland Museum of Art is one of the nation's top museums, and shares the art and stories from its collections and changing exhibits as a way to preserve, build and study outstanding art in all forms, and from all around the world!
This iconic Ohio museum was founded back in 1913, "for the benefit of all the people forever", and features artwork from some of the most incredible and iconic artists of all time.
Kids, have you heard of Monet, or Matisse, or Cezanne, or perhaps Vincent van Gogh? What about Picasso? Well, you can see original artwork from these amazing historic artists and so much more in their collection, but it's not just paintings that feature at this art museum!
Did you know that their collection also features incredible historic artifacts from around the world, including the Head of Amenhotep III from Ancient Egypt, examples of Hieroglyphs, and European sculptures from hundreds of years ago!
Then you have the changing exhibitions, which allow you to enjoy something new with every visit. Each exhibition focuses on a particular artist, or theme, or style, or region, so you can really immerse yourselves in on aspect of art history.
If that wasn't enough, the museum run programs, special events, films, free guided tours, and so many more opportunities to immerse yourselves in art and related activities.
So get ready to be part of Cleveland's amazing world of art, and surround yourself with some of the greatest works of art of all time!
Just five miles east of downtown Cleveland, the Cleveland Museum of Art is located in University Circle—the largest concentration of cultural, medical and education institutions in the United States.Get directions
Free admission! Some special exhibits may have a charge
The museum work hard on the conservation on the artwork too
The Provenance Cafe is a great place to grab brunch & lunch during museum hours, and even dinner on Wednesdays and Fridays. There is also a sit down restaurant if you prefer
The FREE guided tours run daily, Tuesday through Sunday, at 1pm. Additional tours run at 11am on Tuesdays and Fridays.
You can enjoy a school field trip with at least 4 weeks notice, but no backpacks are permitted in the galleries
There are salads and plenty of healthy options in the cafe!
Most of the historic 1916 building is accessible to disabled visitors, but visitors must enter the museum from the ramps and elevators at the north entrance and continue through the east wing or the atrium to access the 1916 building.
If you want to sketch in the galleries, use of pencils is permitted in the galleries. Pens, markers, paint, charcoal, or pastels are not permitted.