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Thoughts on Reopening the Museum #WelcomeBackCMA

Cleveland Museum of Art
Jul 2 · 4 min read
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A visitor explores the CMA’s galleries, reopened after months of being closed to meet public health guidelines.

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Shortly before opening the doors, the media line up outside the building to interview the CMA’s director and capture images of the reopening.
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William Griswold, director, welcomes the first visitors back to the museum.
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It’s 10:00 a.m.! The doors open and visitors are welcomed back into the CMA. After a quick, no-contact temperature scan, with face masks on, visitors show their free tickets and enter the building.
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Open for business! The first visitors enter the Ames Family Atrium and head off to their favorite galleries.
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Valerie Young, visitor services associate (left), is glad to be working among first-day visitors (right and above).
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Dwayne Kirkland, gallery guard, posing with the painting Gouise by Joan Mitchell, gets ready to welcome visitors.
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New masterpieces from the Keithley Gift, the redesigned British galleries, and many special exhibitions are on view now.
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While visitors are enjoying strolling through the galleries, the CMA staff works hard to maintain enhanced cleaning standards.
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Art from another angle: Stories from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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Art from another angle: Stories from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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