Galleries and Museums Slowly Re-Open

In the most complicated and difficult atmosphere in recent memory, Cleveland galleries and museums are beginning to re-open their doors, after being closed nearly three months in response to the COVID pandemic. While commercial galleries as retail businesses have been permitted to open since mid-May, Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement Thursday, June 4 specifically named galleries and museums among a long […]

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Paper soaked by the sea: Yuko Kimura at The Verne Collection

Through their website, the Verne Collection is hosting Usumono, an exhibit of unique paper works by Japanese-American artist Yuko Kimura. Based out of a brick-and-mortar gallery on Murray Hill Road in uptown Cleveland, Verne specializes in contemporary Japanese art. However, they do represent American artists, including Cleveland’s own Timothy Callaghan and Gloria Plevin. Kimura has a foot in both Japan […]

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Ohio Museums Develop Guidelines for Re-Opening

    Ohio’s major museums and the nonprofit arts advocacy group Ohio Citizens for the Arts recently delivered to the office of Governor Mike DeWine a set of guidelines for re-opening their doors to the public after the COVID crisis lockdown. The group’s recommendations will inform the Governor’s office as they issue official guidelines for museums. Currently, museums are among the […]

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SPACES Extends Emergency Relief Grants

  SPACES Satellite Fund Emergency Relief Program–created in April when the Warhol Foundation authorized its 16 re-granting partners, including SPACES, to re-allocate funds to make grants to individual artists who have lost income due to the COVID 19 pandemic–has been extended with support from the Cleveland Foundation.  The application for a second round of support will be open May 20 […]

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Art from a Distance: Darius Steward

  In this installment of CAN Blog’s Art from a Distance series, painter Darius Steward talks about being at home with his family during the COVID crisis, and developing new ways to reach out to potential customers at a time when gallery exhibits are not an option. Steward’s work was featured both in FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art […]

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Art from a Distance: Genius Loci at Zygote Press

In this installment of CAN’s Art from a Distance series, take an eerily silent tour of Genius Loci _toward understanding of place, at Zygote Press. The exhibit features works of Boston-native, Pittsburgh-based Tressa Jones and Arron Foster, who is currently visiting professor of printmaking at Ohio University. As the curators say in a statement, “Place carries the markings of time […]

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