Editorial photography includes images of Cleveland Museum of Art exhibitions, events, museum buildings, people, and some miscellaneous photography of Cleveland sites. The digitized portion of the collection covers roughly the years 1916-1968. Post 1968 images have not yet been digitized, for access to these images please contact the …
The Mrs. Emil (Mollie) Brudno Collection includes photographs of musicians, dancers, conductors, and other performers who participated in Mrs. Brudno's Cleveland Concert Course (later renamed the Cleveland Civic Concert Course), which was sponsored by the Cleveland Museum of Art. These concerts took place in Cleveland from the …
The John Paul Miller collection was donated to the museum archives by the artist's heirs following his death in 2013. The collection documents the artist's life and career through visual and textual materials as well as ephemera. In addition, it includes family history records of the Brooks, Hershberger, and Miller families. …
The John C. Bonebrake collection consists of two watercolor drawings executed by Bonebrake during his scholarship summer in France in 1939. Each drawing is signed in pencil in the lower right corner and inscribed with the title in the lower left corner.
The Archives of the Cleveland Museum of Art preserves records that document the origins, development, achievements, and activities of the museum.
Archives collections include the administrative records of museum offices; records of the board of trustees; audio and visual recordings of museum programs and events; electronic records; oral histories; and a small number of manuscript collections from persons related to, but not employed by, the museum. These materials are valuable resources for researching the history of the museum and its collections, the evolution of exhibitions and other projects, the social background of the major art movements of the 20th century, and the social and cultural history of the Cleveland area.
We are pleased to offer access to digitized materials through this website. These digitized materials represent a small portion of our total holdings. For more information visit: library.clevelandart.org/archives.