22
Apr
Exhibition Program
Tuesday 5:00pm7:00pm

OPENING RECEPTION: FREE and open to all

ON VIEW: WEDNESDAY, APR 23–FRIDAY, APR 25 / FREE and open during MOCA public hours

Industrial design, graphic design, and interior architecture students from the Cleveland Institute of Art exhibit their innovative designs throughout MOCA’s building in this special collaborative event.  
24
Apr
Education Program
Thursday 9:45am10:30am

FREE with Museum admission

Space is limited and registration is required.
Call Nicole Ledinek at 216.421.8671.
**A minimum number of 4 preschoolers is needed.**

This program is recommended for 3-5 year olds.

The youngest art lovers are invited to play, create, and move to the art and architecture found at MOCA Cleveland each season at the ArtSquad Plays preschool playdates. Museum educators design open-ended and fun ways for your preschooler to learn about color, line, shapes, or textures. Each month a new theme and activities are chosen and build on earlier concepts, and families are encourage to attend multiple playdates. ArtSquad Plays playdates take place before the museum opens to the public and preschoolers are encouraged to use the museum in fun and unexpected ways!
 
24
Apr
Education Program
Thursday 3:00pm7:00pm

Staff tours and presentations at 3:30pm, 5pm

FREE for all teachers, refreshments and resources provided

Spend an afternoon at MOCA to tour the exhibitions, make connections to classroom goals, network with other art educators, and fuel your own creative projects. Attend this Open House to learn why MOCA’s educational focus on visual thinking and critical problem solving is important to your students. Teacher Thursday’s are free to all educators but specifically designed for classroom art educators looking to add contemporary art into their classroom.
 
Registration is requested and can be done by calling Nicole Ledinek at 216.421.8671. 
27
Apr
Education Program
Sunday 1:00pm3:00pm

$30 (for suite of 3 classes, covers materials and museum admission)

SESSION DATES: Sunday, March 23, April 27, and June 1

 
Tinker Space Tween is an experimental art-making lab for youth 8-12 years old. Emphasizing process over results, Tinker Space pushes kids to consider new ways to see, think, and make. Each class draws inspiration from the exhibitions on view and presents creative opportunities for kids to test assumptions and experiment or improvise with new processes and materials.
 
3
May
Exhibition Program
Saturday 11:00am

FREE and open to all

First Saturday’s are a fun way to get to know MOCA on your own terms. Get inspired with a 15 minute Target Talk, led by museum staff who share their personal reflections to the art and encourage you to do the same. Get to know more about the museum on a drop-in Highlights tour with a docent who can answer questions about the art, architecture, and history of the museum. Families with kids 10 and under can get creative in the third floor ArtSquad Plays Workroom.
3
May
Education Program
Saturday 1:00pm3:00pm

FREE and open to all

ON VIEW: May 3–July 6

Cleveland teens from MOCA’s ACE program present an exhibition about interacting with works of contemporary art. This exhibition will reveal the process of developing interpretive experiences from the point of view from these bright and creative students. Traditional and unexpected ways to go deeper with a work of art will be presented through the lens of each students preferred art discipline. Poetry, gaming, photography, acting, and drawing exercises will be done in response to the forthcoming exhibition: Someday is Now. The Art of Corita Kent.

3
May
Social Program
Saturday 9:00pm

Free for MOCA Members
$10 In Advance
$14 Night of Event


In celebration of 90-days out to the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland and Akron, MOCA Cleveland invites you to don your finest Cross Colours shirt, unclasp one overall strap, spray some CK1, and lace up your Doc Martens as we fill the Diskman with the greatest dance songs and memories from the 1990s.
 
8
May
Chuck Behrens
Exhibition Program
Thursday 7:00pm

FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

Beliefs about the afterlife and relationships to religion and spirituality deeply inflect our understanding of and relationship with mortality. This consideration subtly inflects many of the works in DIRGE. In this talk, Chuck Behrens, chaplain for the Hospice of the Western Reserve, will explore the relationship between creative expression, spirituality, and mortality. An accomplished speaker and advisor, Behrens received his Masters in Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary and has worked in a spiritual care capacity with HWR since 1994. 
 
9
May
Social Program
Friday 7:30pm

FREE and open to all

In partnership with Cleveland Institute of Art

Come congratulate graduating seniors of the Cleveland Institute of Art after they present their extraordinary capstone projects: their bachelor of fine arts (BFA) thesis exhibitions. Each CIA senior is required to present an exhibition of his or her work, displaying skill, voice, and vision developed in their undergraduate years.The artwork will be displayed for the public in CIA's Gund (11141 East Boulevard) and McCullough (11610 Euclid Avenue) buildings from 5:30-8:30pm. 
 
10
May
Exhibition Program
Saturday 11:00am

Tour Group #1: 11am - 1pm
[Lolly the Trolley cemetery tour followed by MOCA gallery tour]

Tour Group #2: 1pm - 3pm
[Lolly the Trolley cemetery tour followed by MOCA gallery tour]

$15 General Admission
$12 Senior Admission
$10 MOCA Members

MOCA Cleveland and Lake View Cemetery present a two-part tour in connection with the Museum’s current exhibition, DIRGE: Reflections on [Life and] Death. After meeting at MOCA, visitors will board Lolly the Trolley to embark on a guided tour through the picturesque and historic Lake View Cemetery. Travelling through time, visitors will view monuments spanning the cemetery’s 145 year history and learn about the special symbols and imagery used to express beliefs about death at different times. This tour will be followed by a guided tour through MOCA Cleveland’s current exhibition, DIRGE, that will reflect on similar themes of grief, memory, and commemoration as expressed in art today.

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