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Researching CMA Objects: Home

This is an easy four step guide that will walk you through the process of finding information about objects owned by the Cleveland Museum of Art.

 easy steps to researching objects at 


Are you looking for information about a piece of art at the Cleveland Museum of Art? 

This guide will help you find all the information you need in just four easy steps.


   Determine the artist, the title and the CMA accession number for your object.


   Check the CMA Publications Index online.


   Check the CIA Library catalog for books.


   Check the CIA Library databases for articles.


Still need help? Contact a librarian!