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Adult Lectures

Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.

See also our annual lecture series.

E.g., 04/07/2020
E.g., 04/07/2020
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fink Benefit
  • Wed., April 8, 2020, 6:00 pm
Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall

This event is canceled.

Stephanie Foster, lead interpretive planner, reveals how photographs play with reality and illusion. Free; ticket required. Space is limited.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Birds and Flowers
  • Tue., April 14, 2020, 12:00 pm
Arlene M. and Arthur S. Holden Textile Gallery (234)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr.: The Cleveland Museum of Art at Mid-Century
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Ninth Day Literary Gathering at Xing’an (detail) 九日行庵文讌圖  1743 Fang Shishu 方士庶  (Chinese, 1693-1751) and Ye Fanglin 葉芳林  (Chinese, late 1600s-mid-1700s)  China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)  Handscroll, ink and color on silk
  • Sat., April 18, 2020, 2:00 pm
The Pauline and Joseph Degenfelder Distinguished Lecture in Chinese Art
Gartner Auditorium
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
The Bird’s-Eye View and the Balloonist
  • Wed., April 22, 2020, 5:30 pm
JULIUS FUND LECTURE IN RENAISSANCE ART
Recital Hall
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Hasta La Casta, 2017. Michael Menchaca (American, born 1985). Screenprint; image: 60 cm x 43.8 cm; sheet: 70.6 cm x 54.1 cm. Printed and published by Overpass Projects, Providence, RI. © Michael Menchaca. Image courtesy of the artist and Overpass Projects
  • Fri., April 24, 2020, 7:00 pm
Salon
Ames Family Atrium
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 6:00pm
Frajndlich and Bing
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Sat., May 2, 2020, 1:00 pm
Transformer Station, 1460 West 29th Street, Cleveland, Ohio, 44113