July 28, 2016 / 6:45pm
The Life Artistic: Wes Anderson + Mark Mothersbaugh  

Between 1996 and 2004, Mark Mothersbaugh scored Wes Anderson’s first four features. This series presents each of these acclaimed, quirky comedies (all on 35mm) and hear Mothersbaugh’s unique compositions at the Cleveland Institute of Art’s state-of-the-art Cinematheque.  

July 8, 2016 / 8:00pm

Sponsored by Cleveland Foundation and University Hospitals

Unwind with cocktails and tap into your creativity at this experimental maker space featuring activities inspired by Mark Mothersbaugh’s artistic practice. Local teaching artists will share techniques for creating rubber stamp prints, mirrored objects, and mutated musical instruments. And, Mothersbaugh will join in the fun via Skype to teach sketching and postcard collage!

June 4, 2016 / 11:00am5:00pm

MOCA Cleveland is free to all on the first Saturday of each month. People of all ages can explore one of Cleveland's cultural anchors, engage with the exhibitions on view, and take part in family-friendly workshops or activities. Guided tours are also available for adults.

With three different exhibition seasons each year, MOCA Cleveland, Northeast Ohio's only contemporary art museum, is always changing. Come explore!

First Free Saturdays are made possible by: 

August 26, 2016 / 5:00pmAugust 27, 2016 / 5:00pm

Now in its second year, BOUND: Art Book + Zine Fair brings together the most creative zinesters, comic creators, photomakers, and independent publishers together to share and sell their work. In addition, BOUND will include live music, DJ sets, video art, workshops, and artist talks. 

July 22, 2016 / 8:00pmJuly 23, 2016 / 1:00am
Social Program

Sponsored by Cleveland Foundation and University Hospitals 

DADAPUNK Cabaret | 8-10PM
DADAPUNK Party | 10PM-1AM 

May 27, 2016 / 7:00pm
Performance Program

Myopia Mania is coming! Kick off MOCA’s summer season with a free outdoor party and concert - with Mark Mothersbaugh in person - to celebrate the opening of two exhibitions with Ohio roots: Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia and Richard Myers: Aberrations.

June 24, 2016 / 7:00pm

Try the Mark Mothersbaugh-inspired hot dog, participate in a pinball tournament, and experience the Something Weird Mixtape. Founded in 1990 by cult film enthusiast Mike Vraney, Something Weird is a visual collage of wild and zany film clips, trailers, loops, and ephemera that Mark Mothersbaugh has set to music with unheard recordings to create the de-evolution of cinema. 

June 2, 2016 / 12:00pmAugust 25, 2016 / 3:00pm
Education Program

Summer Thursdays: JUNE 2 – AUGUST 25 | 12-3PM

Calling MyopiAWESOME makers of all ages! Join us each Thursday for Mark Mothersbaugh-inspired creativity where you’ll experiment with different materials and take a zany guided tour of the exhibition.

June 13, 2016 / 9:00amJune 17, 2016 / 4:00pm
Education Program

Discover northeast Ohio’s cultural institutions—including MOCA, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Severance Hall, Dunham Tavern & Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden, and more—in this multi-day summer camp for teachers. Visit two institutions each day and engage in hands-on activities to investigate resources for you and your students. Recommended for teachers Pre K-3rd grade.

July 15, 2016 / 9:15pm
The Life Artistic: Wes Anderson + Mark Mothersbaugh

Between 1996 and 2004, Mark Mothersbaugh scored Wes Anderson’s first four features. This series presents each of these acclaimed, quirky comedies (all on 35mm) and hear Mothersbaugh’s unique compositions at the Cleveland Institute of Art’s state-of-the-art Cinematheque.  

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