The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland

Presented by Artists Archives of the Western Reserve at Online/Virtual Space

May 12 2021
The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland

On May 12th, join the Artists Archives for The May Show: The Museum, The Community, & The Story of Art in Cleveland, a virtual panel discussion which examines the role of major museums in relation to the creative communities which surround them.

The May Show. If you are a creative type in Cleveland, you’ve heard it mentioned, and likely in the same breath as some choice words concerning its removal. Hosted by the Cleveland Museum of Art, the annual juried show served as a who’s who of regional artists for nearly 75 years until it was retired in 1993 due to mounting expense and the reallocation of resources towards national-level exhibitions.

Its cancellation sparked debates of revival for decades, but whether you miss it, love

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Free Admission. Register on Zoom to attend:

Please note: this webinar is limited to 100 attendees. If capacity is reached, Zoom will give you the option to join the program via Facebook Live. Simply follow the prompts to view the presentation. If you would like to participate in the webinar directly on Zoom, we recommend logging on as close to 7pm as possible. The event will also be recorded and available on within the week.

Contact: 216-721-9020


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  • May 12, 2021 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Wed)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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