Craving a little sophistication on your road trip through Ohio? The Cleveland Museum of Art, home to some of the best art exhibitions and installations in the Midwest, might be exactly what you’re looking for. If you want to add an artsy outing to your vacation, load up the family in your Cleveland car rental, and pay a visit to the art museum.
To reach the museum, drive your Cleveland car rental from City Auto Rental to 11150 East Boulevard, right here in Cleveland, OH.
Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Regarded as one of China’s most controversial artists, Ai Weiwei has become a well-known name in the global art scene over the past few years. This exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art features a series of bronze animal heads inspired by the Chinese zodiac. Similar figures once graced a Qing imperial fountain in the 18th century but were looted by European invaders during the Second Opium War.
Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome: With over 150 objects from Sicilian history, this exhibition focuses on the lasting artistic and cultural impacts the small island had on both Rome and Greece. The artifacts give museum visitors insight into the religious, military, and everyday lives of Sicilians living in the third to fifth centuries.
Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum: As one of the largest art exhibitions to feature Japanese modern art since WWII, this collection of modern Japanese masterpieces is a truly unique installation. The exhibition opens in mid-February 2014 and will feature over 50 works from some of Japan’s most renowned artists.
The Cleveland Museum of Art is closed on Mondays, but it is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Wednesday and Friday, the museum is open from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m.
There is no charge to visit the Cleveland Museum of Art and its various exhibitions, making it an ideal destination when vacationing on a budget.
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