Event Title

Art Study Group - Celebrate the Book in Art at CMA

Location

Cleveland Museum of Art

Event Website

www.heightslibrary.org

Start Date

10-1-2014 7:00 PM

End Date

10-1-2014 8:30 PM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

Yes

Contact Information (for registration)

Call Heights Library at 216-932-3600 to register. Attendance is limited.

Event Type

Lecture, Tour

Description

On this fast-paced tour through several galleries at the Cleveland Museum of Art, we will look at book-like objects, depictions of books, the works of artists who make books, and even some objects whose relationship to the book and paper arts might surprise you. From an Egyptian Book of the Dead to illuminated manuscripts to paintings based on pages snipped out of encyclopedias, the museum is a treasury of the book and paper arts and a perfect place to celebrate Octavofest! Laura Martin, docent at the CMA will lead this tour. Space is limited.

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Oct 1st, 7:00 PM Oct 1st, 8:30 PM

Art Study Group - Celebrate the Book in Art at CMA

Cleveland Museum of Art

On this fast-paced tour through several galleries at the Cleveland Museum of Art, we will look at book-like objects, depictions of books, the works of artists who make books, and even some objects whose relationship to the book and paper arts might surprise you. From an Egyptian Book of the Dead to illuminated manuscripts to paintings based on pages snipped out of encyclopedias, the museum is a treasury of the book and paper arts and a perfect place to celebrate Octavofest! Laura Martin, docent at the CMA will lead this tour. Space is limited.

http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/octavofest/2014/all/14