The Observer

Art Book + Zine Fair Preview

Sanjana Singh, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2016

Bound: Art Book + Zine Fair will arrive to MOCA on August 26th to 27th. Although it is the second annual exhibition, the inspiration is different from last August’s Mimeo Revolution theme. After last year’s success, Cleveland native TR Ericsson modeled an idea based on the MoMa PS1 Book Fair, which...

Head Uptown for spring art exhibitions

New exhibitions opened this week at MOCA Cleveland, including ones focusing on the body and emotional expression.

Holly Chen, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

This season the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) offers several compelling exhibitions centered around the theme of the body. The exhibitions, organized by Associate Curator Rose Bouthillier, are among her last exhibits at MOCA. “Stranger,” an exhibition featuring nine international...

MOCA hosts Halloween silent disco

Rachel Payne, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) sold-out silent disco was turning people away as I waltzed into to the museum, receiving a pair headphones from the lady at the front desk. The headphones were definitely not of the highest quality, but I slid them over my ears and started bobbing away to the...

Get spooky at a silent disco

After a successful silent disco in the Spring, MOCA is back with a Halloween event.

Rachel Payne, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015

If you are too excited to wait for Halloween to roll around or you just want to test out a sick new costume you should check out the Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) Silent Disco: Halloween Edition. A silent disco is exactly what it sounds like: an event where guests are given a pair of headphones...

Art from around the world comes to MOCA

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

An injured statue, a talking stairwell and an apartment made of cloth: The surreal became real this fall at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). On Friday Sept. 25, the museum opened new exhibitions from three international artists: Do Ho Suh from South Korea, Fatima Al Qadiri from Kuwait and Nevet...

Changing tradition

Maria Fazal, Copy Editor

January 23, 2015

On Jan. 29, The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland will be unveiling an exhibition by Joyce J. Scott, a sculptor widely known as the “Queen of Beadwork.” A Baltimore native, Scott still calls the city her home, and her art derives some of its core elements of inspiration from her identity...

Let art engage your senses

Tiffany Cheung, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2014

This year’s Fall Exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Cleveland features two exhibitions: Ferran Adrià’s “Notes on Creativity” and Kirk Mangus’ “Things Love.” Both of these exhibitions feature a new look at contemporary art. Jill Snyder, the executive director of the...

MOCA Opens in University Circle

MOCA Opens in University Circle

Joseph Sussi, Fine Arts Reporter

October 14, 2012

For those that have been here for a few years, you will remember what the corner of Euclid and Mayfield looked like – littered with bland architecture, hard to recognize and beyond any semblance of utilizable space. Slowly, Uptown began to be dismantled as we stood and watched a functionless propert...

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