MOCA Cleveland Executive Director Steps Down

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland announced Friday that executive director Jill Snyder has stepped down after 23 years in that role. The organization had recently apologized to artist Shaun Leonardo, whose exhibit, The Breath of Empty Space, curated by former Clevelander John Chaich, was scheduled to be on view at moCa in the Summer. The Breath of Empty Space deals with […]

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Open Call: Art Made In The COVID Shutdown

CAN Journal is pleased to partner with Worthington Yards in presenting an exhibit opportunity open to all artists who continued making work during the COVID Shutdown.  Art from the Shutdown will be on view at Worthington Yards June 24 – August 15, by appointment. Accompanying artist videos will be available via the CAN Blog Art From A Distance series. From […]

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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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