Art Exhibits

33rd Annual Fine Print Fair

When: Thu., Sept. 14 2017

This weekend, the Cleveland Museum of Art hosts the Print Club of Cleveland's 33rd Annual Fine Print Fair in its Ames Family Atrium. The Print Club of Cleveland is a nonprofit group founded in 1919 to enrich the museum's permanent print collection. Fifteen art dealers from around the country will exhibit and sell fine art prints and drawings, ranging from classical masters to contemporary, living artists, at this annual benefit for the CMA's department of prints. This year's Fine Print Fair begins with a benefit preview party tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.; it continues from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to a chance to shop for fine art prints and drawings, the weekend includes hourly door prizes; a raffle of Raoul du Gardier's "Yachting," valued at $2,500; information on paper conservation by the Intermuseum Conservation Association; and printmaking demonstrations by the Cleveland Institute of Art, Kent State University and the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at the University of Akron. Additionally, Emily J. Peters, curator of prints and drawings at the Cleveland Museum of Art, will discuss the history of prints in the CMA Recital Hall at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Tickets to today's preview event are $125. Admission is free tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday. (Usmani)

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