The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents MIX: Amplify
In partnership with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, free virtual
event celebrates how music and visual artists promote social
Cleveland (September 24, 2020)—Virtual MIX
at CMA returns Friday, October 2, from 8 to 9 p.m. with MIX:
Amplify, a celebration of how music and art have promoted
social justice and combatted racism through messages of rage,
hope and empowerment. The
event features a live DJ set from Vikter
Duplaix, a showcase of different styles of street
dance from hip-hop ambassador and choreographer Samuel
McIntosh of 10K Movement, video art by Wil
appearances from surprise guests.
MIX: Amplify is
inspired by and in partnership with the Rock
& Roll Hall of Fame, whose physical and digital
Been Said All Along: Voices of Rage, Hope & Empowerment highlights
Hall of Fame inductees and artists who use music as a platform
for protesting injustice and fighting for equality. Amplified
through artifacts, artist narratives and intimate images
captured by influential African American photographers, the
exhibition explores these important issues we face in 2020, the
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th anniversary
Get ready for the event with a virtual MIX:
Amplify kit featuring
curated playlists from the DJ and the Rock Hall, virtual Zoom
backgrounds designed by Frierson, restaurant recommendations for
ordering takeout, themed cocktails you can make at home, artist
bios and information about It’s Been Said All Along: Voices
of Rage, Hope & Empowerment. The kit also includes resources
from community partner Cleveland VOTES to encourage everyone to
amplify their voices by voting in this year’s election.
Share your photos of your MIX vibe using #MIXatCMA
The CMA is a leader in the use of technology to enhance the
visitor experience both on-site and online.
MIX: Amplify is
part of the museum’s free, dynamic digital initiative Home
Is Where the Art Is, which
showcases the museum’s globally recognized digital resources and
offers a variety of newly created fun and engaging programs for
people of all ages. With this initiative, the CMA has leveraged
technology to bring works of art to people, responding
to changing needs in new, enriching and innovative ways. These
sustainable digital experiences continue to complement the
in-person museum experience now that the CMA has reopened.
How to Join MIX: Amplify:
Zoom (with “dance cam”) Join
the party through Zoom for a chance to be featured in a live
“dance cam” that will spontaneously occur throughout the hour. A
link to join will be posted to cma.org/mix or
on the museum’s Facebook
page. You can also send an email (subject line: “MIX:
Amplify”) to firstname.lastname@example.org to
receive a link in your inbox.
live on the CMA’s Facebook page
from your smartphone, iPad or computer.
Make a contribution to
the Cleveland Museum of Art through The Eric and Jane Nord
Family Challenge. Your gift will be increased fourfold by the
Eric and Jane Nord Family who has offered a challenge match for
donations received this calendar year. Your support will advance
the museum as it creates new programs to engage the community.
Text OURCMA to 44321
Community Partner: Cleveland
VOTES, a nonpartisan democracy-building and
mobilization entity that aims to strengthen and amplify
equitable civic engagement to ensure we have a more informed,
participatory and cohesive community.
The Cleveland Museum of Art would like to thank Chase Private
Client for their generous support of MIX: Amplify.
Image caption: James
Brown, 1966 Courtesy of the Chuck Stewart Estate.
Upcoming Virtual Events:
Every first and third Wednesday at noon
Listen as curators, educators, community leaders, artists and
others offer new ways to look at and understand artworks,
special exhibitions and museum-specific issues.
Close Looking at a Distance
Every second and fourth Wednesday at noon
Examine a work of art, ask questions and learn how art can frame
our understanding of both the past and present.
About the Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art is renowned for the quality and
breadth of its collection, which includes more than 61,000
objects and spans 6,000 years of achievement in the arts. The
museum is a significant international forum for exhibitions,
scholarship and performing arts. One of the top comprehensive
art museums in the nation and free of charge to all, the
Cleveland Museum of Art is in the University Circle
The Cleveland Museum of Art receives funding from a broad range
of individuals, foundations and businesses in Cleveland and
northeast Ohio. The museum is supported in part by residents of
Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts &
Culture and made possible in part by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC),
which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National
Endowment for the Arts. The OAC is a state agency that funds and
supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities
culturally, educationally and economically. For more information
about the museum and its holdings, programs and events, call
888-CMA-0033 or visit ClevelandArt.org.