CLEVELAND, Ohio — Public tickets starting at $15 for adults go on sale next Monday at 10 a.m. for the Cleveland Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition, “Impressionism to Modernism: The Keithley Collection.”
Complimentary tickets for members can be reserved starting today, by visiting the exhibition page on the museum’s website, clevelandart.org/exhibitions/keithley-collection, by calling 216-421-7350 , or by visiting the museum ticket offices on site during opening hours. from Tuesday to Sunday.
The exhibit, on view September 11 through January 8, 2023, will explore the donation and pledge of more than 100 works of art by Shaker Heights residents Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley to the museum in March 2020 .
When it originally announced Keithley’s donation, the museum valued the collection at over $100 million. He said some works are promised as gifts, but all were now in the possession of the museum.
The museum called it the largest gift the institution has received in more than 60 years, since Leonard C. Hanna Jr.’s $34 million bequest in 1958, worth $352 million today. .
The upcoming exhibition will mark the first time the Keithley Gift will be displayed in its entirety.
The collection focuses on Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and Modern European and American paintings.
Highlights include five paintings by Pierre Bonnard; four each by Maurice Denis and Édouard Vuillard; two each by Milton Avery, Georges Braque, Gustave Caillebotte, Joan Mitchell and Félix Vallotton; and individual photos of Henri-Edmond Cross, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro and Andrew Wyeth.
Works on paper in the collection include six watercolors by John Marin, five drawings by Bonnard and a spectacular pastel by Eugène Boudin.
The collection also includes a selection of European and American decorative arts, contemporary Chinese and Japanese ceramics.
Exhibit preview days—available to museum members—are Friday, September 9, 2-9 p.m. and Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.