The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) invites you to celebrate love in all its forms from Friday, February 11, to Sunday, February 13. Explore the galleries with your loved one and enjoy a wonderful slate of exhibitions, including the thought-provoking exhibition Picturing Motherhood Now or the recently opened free exhibition Women in Print. Grab lunch in the museum’s Ames Family Atrium, Cleveland’s largest free interior public space, and purchase a sweet treat in Provenance Café. Other highlights include a love-inspired self-guided collection tour via the ArtLens App, which can be accessed on- and off-site.
You may want to bring your camera to capture the magic of your visit with couples’ selfies in front of Jacques-Louis David’s Cupid and Psyche or Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s Untitled. When you bundle up for a stroll through the Fine Arts Garden, be sure to see The Thinker sprinkled with snowflakes and Wade Lagoon’s frozen, shimmering surface.
Share your photos on Instagram stories; tag the CMA and use #CMALoveStory.
For those who wish to cuddle up at home and visit the CMA virtually, a selection of high-level, digital-engagement offerings, for which the CMA is known worldwide, is available online. Home Is Where the Art Is offers an abundance of resources and activities to enjoy the museum’s collections and includes a host of engaging programs.
The CMA’s current hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays.
CMA Love Story Activities
Picturing Motherhood Now
Through March 13, 2022
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Gallery
Responding to the current time, Picturing Motherhood Now brings together works by a diverse range of contemporary artists who reimagine the possibilities for representing motherhood. The exhibition focuses on art made in the past two decades, while integrating work by significant pioneers to narrate an intergenerational and evolving story of motherhood.
Adults $12; seniors, college students with ID and children ages 12 to 17 $10; member guests $6; children ages 11 and under and CMA members FREE.
Reserve tickets online at cma.org, at the box office or by calling 216-421-7350.
Share your love of art by purchasing a CMA membership for someone special. Recipients can take advantage of special discounts and free exhibition tickets. Shop online at cma.org/giftmemberships to choose the perfect level for your loved one.
CMA Store Celebrate your loved one with something special from the CMA store. Members receive a 15 percent discount.
Enjoy something sweet for you and your sweetie. Members receive a 10 percent discount.
Self-Guided Collection Tour
ArtLens App Tour
Dive into the CMA’s collection with works chosen to inspire conversation and provoke getting-to-know-you questions.
For more information on using the ArtLens App, visit cma.org. The ArtLens App is free to download to iPads or iPhones (iOS9 or higher) or to Android devices (5.0+) from the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
The CDC and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health recommend wearing face coverings in public settings to slow the spread of COVID-19. The CMA requires everyone—all visitors, staff and volunteers—to wear a face covering inside the building.
Photo by Scott Shaw Photography for the Cleveland Museum of Art
About the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and breadth of its collection, which includes more than 63,000 artworks and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The museum is a significant international forum for exhibitions, scholarship and performing arts and is a leader in digital innovations. One of the top comprehensive art museums in the nation, recognized for its award-winning Open Access program and free of charge to all, the Cleveland Museum of Art is located in the University Circle neighborhood.
The museum is supported in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and made possible in part by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC), which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts. The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally and economically. For more information about the museum and its holdings, programs and events, call 888-CMA-0033 or visit cma.org.