moCa in the News


1/29/20 Cleveland Magazine Margaret Kilgallen's Pioneering Influence
1/28/20 Canvas Cleveland 5 Questions … with Courtenay Finn

Fall 2019


12/1/19 CAN Journal Site Responsive

50th Anniversary Season





Fall 2018 Season



Summer 2018 Season


8/28/18 The Architect's Newspaper Cleveland's FRONT festival ties the city together with art and history

7/19/18 Artnet Can the FRONT Triennial Redefine the Meaning of Cleveland? Yes, But Not in the Way You Think

7/17/18 ARTnews Hot in Cleveland: Front International Triennial Kicks Off in Ohio with Promising First Edition

7/14/18 Smithsonian Magazine Contemporary Artists Take Over Cleveland

7/11/18 The New York Times New Triennial Offers Artists the Canvas of Cleveland

6/27/18 Cultured Tauba Auerbach Sails Away In Her New Public Art Fund Commission

6/25/18 Art & Education Sondra Perry Wins MOCA Cleveland's Inaugural $50,000 Toby's Prize

6/22/18 Artforum Sondra Perry Wins MOCA Cleveland's Inaugural $50,000 Toby's Prize

6/19/18 ARTnews MOCA Cleveland Names Sondra Perry First Winner of $50,000 Toby’s Prize


9/11/18 Supremes Mary Wilson visits Museum of Contemporary Art to discuss Motown, Cleveland and creating an identity

7/5/18 FRONT International artists portray Cleveland as 'An American City'

6/29/18 Cleveland Magazine Tap Into Your Artistic Side At FRONT

Winter/Spring 2018 Season


5/17/18 Artforum Critics' Picks Tauba Auerbach and Eliane Radigue

4/30/18 Architectural Digest Culture + Lifestyle - Cleveland

3/1/18 Artnet News How Artist Simon Denny Is Turning Board Games Into Hilarious Critiques of Digital Capitalism


5/29/18 Ideastream Sherrill Roland Turns Prison Time Into Performance Art

5/18/18 MOCA to Have Panel Discussion That Will Focus on Social Justice

4/15/18 The Plain Dealer Tauba Auerbach Show at MOCA Cleveland Melds Art, Physics

3/15/18 MOCA Welcomes Board-Game Lovers With 'Check The Rule Book' Game Nights

2/22/18 Ideastream Artist Simon Denny Uses Board Games to Explore How Business Affects Culture

Fall 2017 Season


12/6/17 Artforum Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Establishes $50,000 Prize

12/6/17 ARTnews Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland to Launch $50,000 Toby’s Prize

12/1/17 Art Basel Miami Beach Life at 50

11/29/17 Hyperallergic Aural Art Composed from Random Phone Calls


10/2/17 Cleveland Scene MOCA Cleveland Celebrates Five Years in its New Home With Free Community Day, Launch of Fall Exhibitions

10/12/17 Freshwater Cleveland Local color: MOCA celebrates a five-year milestone with three all-new exhibitions

10/25/17 Cleveland Scene MOCA Cleveland Announces Free Admission for All Visitors 18 and Under

Summer 2017 Season


6/22/17 Women in the Arts Culture Watch: Lu Yang


5/12/17 News 5 Cleveland From Superman to Rolling Stone magazine: These 5 exhibits show just why Cleveland rocks

5/30/17 Cleveland Scene MOCA Tees Up Vibrant Summer Exhibitions with Friday Opening

6/2/17 CAN Journal MOCA's Constant: How To Engage Community?

6/2/17 CAN Journal My American Dream: Keith Mayerson at MOCA

6/2/17 Cleveland Scene Sprawling MOCA Cleveland Summer Exhibitions Open to the Public Tonight

6/3/17 Akron Beacon Journal LeBron and the American dream featured at new Cleveland exhibit of Keith Mayerson's art

6/8/17 Freshwater Cleveland American Dream, Constant Sun illuminate MOCA

6/9/17 Crain's Cleveland Business Thirteen Things to do in Cleveland through June 13

6/10/17 MOCA's new "Constant as the Sun" show portrays Great Lakes artists in search of community

8/27/17 MOCA Cleveland shares two years' worth of upcoming exhibitions

Winter/Spring 2017 Season


11/22/16 Art News Lisa Oppenheim: Winter Preview

1/27/17 E-flux Winter Exhibitions at MOCA Cleveland

2/16/17 New York Times T Magazine This Season Art Gets Noisy

4/18/17 The New York Times The Rising Art World Star Behind 'Black Dada'


1/19/17 Megan Lykins Reich Interview

2/1/17 Fresh Water Cleveland Pendleton Review

2/10/17 Cleveland Jewish News Pendleton Review

Fall 2016 Season


9/29/16 E-flux Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

10/5/16 Eutopia Contemporary Art Review Anders Ruhwald Exhibition

10/13/16 Domus Wall to Wall

10/13/16 Amica (Italy) Wall to Wall: opere d’arte calpestabili

10/18/16 C-File Exhibition | Anders Ruhwald “Unit 1: 3583 Dubois” in Cleveland

10/21/16 Interni (Italy) WALL TO WALL: CARPETS BY ARTISTS

10/21/16 Arte Magazine (Italy) Tappeti d'artista in mostra al MOCA di Cleveland

10/26/15 Blouin Art Info Rust Belt Bound: Andria Hickey on Her Move to Cleveland


9/23/16 Cleveland Magazine, "From The Ashes A Detroit Artist Resurrects A Vacant Apartment Building"

9/26/16 FreshWater Cleveland, MOCA's fall exhibits ignite all senses

9/26/16 Canvas Cleveland, "Multi-layered and carpet-centric, ‘Wall to Wall’ is..."

10/4/16 Applause "Interview with Megan Lykins Reich on Wall to Wall"

10/4/16 "MOCA Cleveland fall shows: carpets by artists, plus a nightmarish interior by Anders Ruhwald"

10/5/16 Cool Cleveland "Artist-Run Super PAC For Freedoms Aims to Get Artists Engaged at MOCA"

10/6/16 Cleveland Scene "MOCA Will Host 'Open Projector Night' for Filmmakers"

10/7/16 Plain Dealer "New MOCA Cleveland senior curator Andria Hickey sees museum expanding global reach"

10/21/16 FreshWater Cleveland "New curator brings New York sophistication, public art experience to MOCA"

Summer 2016 Season


5/10/16 ArtNews, “Andria Hickey Named Senior Curator at MOCA Cleveland”           


5/10/2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer, "MOCA Cleveland hires rising star curators Andria Hickey and A. Will Brown"

5/10/2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer, "MOCA Cleveland completes $35M capital campaign, hits milestones, plans global future"

5/13/2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer, "Q&A with Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh, whose 'Myopia' show opens soon at two NEO museums"

5/18/2016 Canvas, "Channel Vision"

5/18/2016 Cleveland Scene, "Rubber City Rebel: Inside Mark Mothersbaugh's Magical World of Mutants, Monsters and Mongoloids"

5/19/2016 Akron Beacon Journal    Mothersbaugh exhibit a lighthearted display of artist’s world view

5/20/2016 Cleveland Jewish News Arts donors painting a pretty picture       

5/26/2016 Canton Repository Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh is focus of major art retrospective       

5/27/2016 Crain's Cleveland Business, Ten new things to do in Cleveland through June 2      

5/27/2016 Crain's Cleveland Business In Cleveland and Akron, 'Myopia' offers a look at the artistic vision of Mark Mothersbaugh

5/27/2016 WKYC Local Akron legend shares his passion

5/27/2016 Beacon Journal Mark Mothersbaugh’s artwork shows his constant, evolving creativity

5/27/2016 Beacon Journal No end and no beginning: A conversation with Mark Mothersbaugh

6/2/2016 Canvas Parallel Perspectives

6/6/2016 WCPN Interview with MM & Adam Lerner

6/9/2016 Freshwater Cleveland From Jocko Homo to Pee-wee's Playhouse: it's a beautiful world

7/13/2016 Freshwater Cleveland DADApunk Cabaret Party to close out RNC week with rebellion, absurdity

7/20/2016 Cleveland Scene MOCA DaDaPunk Cabaret Party

Winter/Spring 2016 Season


10/15/2015 Aesthetica, “Frieze Film: Charles Atlas, Xavier Cha, Gery Georgieva & Thirteen Black Cats”               

2/18/2016 ARTNews, “Xavier Cha at MOCA Cleveland”

3/22/2016 Artforum, “Xavier Cha at MOCA – Critic’s Picks”         


1/27/2016 Cleveland Scene, “New MOCA Exhibitions Focus on Moments When We 'Meet' a Work of Art”           

2/2/2016 Cleveland Jewish News, “Human figure no ‘Stranger’ in MOCA exhibit”

2/2/2016 Fresh Water Cleveland, “Latest MOCA exhibits reimagine the body, devastate viewers”

2/5/2016 Canvas Cleveland, “Human figure no ‘Stranger’ in MOCA Cleveland exhibition, which explores interaction between art and viewer upon introduction”   

2/5/2016 Case Observer, “Head Uptown for spring art exhibitions”

2/19/2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer, “MOCA Cleveland shows depict humans - and humanity - in an age of terror and anxiety”

3/15/2016 Cleveland Scene, “MOCA to Host Preview Party, Discussion Ahead of 'Foreign Exchange' Opening”         

3/16/2016 Fresh Water Cleveland, “Inaugural Cleveland Humanities Festival: Remembering War”           

4/1/2016 ABC 5 [video], “My Ohio: Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates its pushing of the boundaries of art”          

4/14/0216 Fresh Water Cleveland, “MOCA: Cleveland Cosmopolitan”

Fall 2015 Season

National / International                                                                              

9/30/2015 Art Asia Pacific, “Asian Art At Expo Chicago 2015”

9/1/2015 White Hot Magazine  “25 Amazing Exhibitors at Expo Chicago 2015”


8/21/2015 Crain's Cleveland, “MOCA Cleveland, Akron Art Museum partner to present DEVO co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh's work”

8/21/2015 Cleveland Scene“Museum of Contemporary Art and Akron Art Museum to Present Art Show by Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh”

9/22/2015 Cleveland Scene, “MOCA Cleveland Goes International in its Fall Exhibitions, Debuting This Friday”

9/30/2015 Cleveland Scene, “MOCA Opens Fall Season with Enticing Exhibitions, Including Do Ho Suh's Breathtaking Work,”

10/2/2015 Case Observer, “Art from around the world comes to MOCA”

10/6/2015 Cleveland Jewish News, “International artist stirs waters with ‘transcultural displacement’”

11/19/2015 Fresh Water Cleveland, “MOCA: enduring vanguard”

12/9/2015 “Cleveland Plain Dealer, MOCA show on Do Ho Suh reveals an artist's wistful search for 'home' in a global age”

12/10/2015 Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Arlene Watson tapped as director of institutional advancement for MOCA Cleveland”