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Another milestone for the Cleveland Museum of Art
Seventeen renovated galleries open and the 350 million dollar renovation and expansion project remains on time and on budget.
by WKSU's VIVIAN GOODMAN


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The Emperor as Philosopher, probably Marcus Aurelius (reigned AD 161?180), c. 175?200. Turkey, Bubon(?) (in Lycia), Roman, late second century. Bronze, hollow cast in several pieces and joined; 193 cm. Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund 1986.5
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This weekend, the Cleveland Museum of Art marks another milestone in its 350 million dollar renovation and expansion, the largest project of its kind in Ohio history. WKSU's Vivian Goodman reports the opening of 17 renovated galleries puts antiquities in a whole new light:
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CMA Chief Curator Griffith Mann in the Egyptian Gallery. It's adjacent to the African Gallery in the new installation.

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CMA Chief Curator Griffith Mann in the Egyptian Gallery. It's adjacent to the African Gallery in the new installation.

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Going Global Family Day
Sunday, June 27
12:30-4 p.m.
 
Masked ceremony of the Bwa people from Boni, Burkina Faso, starts at the North Door at 12:30 p.m.
 
Demonstration: African Mask Carving
1:30-3 p.m., Education Lobby
Master carver Yacouba Bonde from Burkina Faso demonstrates traditional methods of carving masks.
 
Art Cart: Egypt
1-3 p.m., Plain Dealer Lobby
Chance to touch specially designated works of art.
 
Art in a Snap: Mask Making
1-3 p.m., Classroom Level
Drop-by art workshops. Timed tickets are available the day of the event in the Education Lobby. 
 
Storytelling Greek and Roman Tales
12:30-1:30 p.m. OR 2-3 p.m.
Timed tickets are available the day of the event in the Rotunda. 
 
Highlights Gallery Talks
1:30-2:30 OR 2:30-3:30 p.m. Meet at the Portholes for topics drawn from the museum’s renowned collection. 
 
Art in Motion: Animals in Art; movement meets storytelling
1-1:45 OR 2-2:45 p.m., Meet in the Rotunda. Timed tickets are available day of the event in the Rotunda. 
 
Family day culminates with a masked ceremony of the Bwa people from Boni, Burkina Faso, joined by Cleveland specialists in African drumming and dance. 
Begins at 3:15 p.m. at the South Door and travels into the Key Bank Lobby. 
 
 
 
 
 

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