General Information

Yoga: The Art of Transformation


The Cleveland Museum of Art presents Yoga: The Art of Transformation, the world's first exhibition about yoga's visual history. The exhibition, which is coming to a close, explores yoga's meanings and transformations over time, including its entry into the global arena; yoga's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art.

You have until September 7th to view sculptural masterpieces of historical and divine yogis, exquisite Mughal paintings of militant yogis and romantic heroes, Islamic divination texts, fifteen-foot scrolls depicting the chakras (energy centers of the body), nineteenth-century photography and early films. Noteworthy objects include an installation that reunites for the first time three monumental stone yoginis from a tenth-century Chola temple; ten folios from the first illustrated compilation of asanas (yogic postures) from 1602, never before exhibited in the United States; and Hindoo Fakir by Thomas Edison, the first film on an Indian subject ever produced (1906).

Ticketed Exhibition

Tickets are Buy One, Get One.
Adults: $15
Seniors: $13
Students (with valid ID): $13
Children 6–18: $7
Children 5 and under: Free
CMA members: Free
Member guests: $7

Yoga Classes

Join the Cleveland Museum of Art for yoga classes, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Yoga: The Art of Transformation, on view June 22–September 7, 2014.

Registration Fee:
$19, single yoga session AND exhibition entry
$12, single yoga session ONLY
$8 CMA members, single yoga session

Register in person; by phone at 216-421-7350; or online at Tickets, starting June 1. Space is limited and advance registration is highly recommended.

Museum Store

Museum Store


Looking for the perfect housewarming gift, a poster of your son's favorite work of art in the collections, or the latest museum catalog?

The New Cleveland Museum of Art Store, located off the atrium, sells a variety of cards, posters, and gifts based on works from the museum collections as well as unique jewelry, clothing accessories, and other items from local artists and museums around the country. A wide variety of art books and museum catalogues is also available.

In addition, major special exhibitions at the museum include a store at the exhibition exit dedicated to merchandise, souvenirs, and catalogues and books related to the art, artists, and subjects represented in the exhibition. Take home a memento from your visit to remember the exhibition for years to come.

Both the main Museum Store and all special exhibition stores are open during regular museum hours. Members always receive a 15% discount on regularly priced merchandise, and are invited to shop twice annually in summer and fall to receive additional, temporary discounts.


Gallery One

Gallery One


Now open at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Gallery One, a unique, innovative gallery that blends art, technology, and interpretation. This revolutionary space features the largest multi-touch screen in the United States, which displays over 3,500 objects from the museum’s world-renowned permanent collection. Throughout the gallery, visitors will have a chance to utilize technology to delve deeper into works of art throughout their museum visit.

If you have an iPad 2 or higher, you’re encouraged to download our new, multi-dimensional app, ArtLens, before your visit in order to experience all the aspects of Gallery One. Limited quantities of iPads will also be available on-site for use during this testing period.

Location and Directions

Location and Directions



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