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Don't miss FiveOne Experimental Orchestra at NeoSonicFest this Saturday!

Missed the opening? Click on the link to catch a glimpse of the performance from one of our current W2S artists, David Colagiovanni.

March 19 - March 30, 2014

Tower City Cinemas

The Cleveland International Film Festival is a non-profit arts organization that started in 1977, and has expanded to an international event featuring movies from the world over. The festival has emphasized diversity in filmmaking, celebrating films that broadcast social justice, environmental justice, underserved areas of the world and empowerment of women, to name a few. The Sculpture Center has joined CIFF this year as a community partner. We encourage viewers to attend "Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer's Monolithic Sculpture." "Levitated Mass" is sculptor Michael Heizer's project of over 40 years - a 340 ton boulder transported 105 miles in an 11 day journey from the desert to the city of Los Angeles - coming to fruition. His work exemplifies what dedication to art truly means.

More information on "Levitated Mass" can be found here.

"Levitated Mass" will show three screenings:

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM
    Neighborhood Screening @ Akron Art Museum
Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Tickets prices for showings are as follows:

Members: $12.00

Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 7. Using code "TSC" when purchasing will save $2 off the purchase price. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or at the Ulmer & Berne Film Festival Box Office in Tower City Cinemas. More information about tickets and the festival can be found here.

Julie Schenkelberg, Unfounded (detail), 2013, bed frame, mirror, concrete, plaster, plates, silk, vintage drawer, 42 x 63 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

January 16 - March 6, 2014
Opening Thurs Jan 16
5:30-8:00 PM Julie Schenkelberg: Present Resonance
Colleen Toledano: Grit

6:15 PM The Artist Talks: Colleen Toledano in the Euclid Avenue Gallery
7:00 PM The Artist Talks: Julie Schenkelberg in the Main Gallery
Julie Schenkelberg describes her sculpture as "poetry combined with industrial grit and beauty." Her artwork invokes the power of memory and draws from her history as a set painter for theater. Colleen Toledano addresses her interest with the body as an edifice, much like the steel and wood framework that surrounds her in an urban area. Questioning whether she should or should not have control over her instinct to create a more domestic lifestyle, she takes inspiration from her immediate surroundings to create ceramic mixed-media sculptures.
For more information, click here.

Przemyslaw Jasielski, Analog Immigration (2013), interactive installation with "customs agents" and "customs forms," room of copper mesh, stainless steel, oscilloscope, wooden desk and chair, dimensions variable. Shown in partnership with The Galleries at Cleveland State University. Image courtesy of the artist.
See the creation of ANALOG IMMIGRATION by Creative Fusion artist-in-residence Przemyslaw Jasielski and students of CSU Professor Irina Koukhanova ON YOUTUBE.

The Sculpture Center, through the generous support of the Ohio Arts Council and The George Gund Foundation in 2012, is using crowd sourcing to collect new information on already listed sculptures and sculptures in Ohio that were never listed or are new since the 1990s. To add new images, new data, and new sculptures please visit The Sculpture Center page on Yahoo Flickr.

Gallery hours: Wednesday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday 12 noon to 4 pm or by prior appointment (Free Parking, Handicapped accessible)