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Short Introduction

'The mission of the Cleveland Museum of Art is to fulfill its dual roles as one of the world's most distinguished comprehensive art museums and as one of northeastern Ohio's principal civic and cultural institutions' (

Photographic Muybridge highlights within the collection include:
'“Dread” Trotting' (1887),
'Valley of the Yosemite from Rocky Ford' (1872),
'Emptying a Bucket of Water' (1887),
Untitled - Landscape near Watsonville, California (c. 1879)

Further collections items may also be available. Please contact the museum for further details.

Past Exhibitions

Tom E. Hinson. Catalogue of Photography, The Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland Museum of Art: Cleveland, 2006

Legacy of Light: Master Photographs from the Cleveland Museum of Art, November 24, 1996 - February 2, 1997

Icons of American Photography, June 24, 2007 - September 16, 2007

Rights & Reproduction Information

Contact: Elizabeth Saluk. All image use requests must be made in writing to the Office of Rights and Reproductions, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, or 216-707-2498 (p), 216-421-8815 (f),

Online Presence

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Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 4

Exhibition Material

Catalogues: 1

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11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA

Phone: +1 216-421-7340



Lead Contact:
Robin Koch Curatorial Assistant, Photography & Contemporary Art(

Open Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday, Friday: 10am-9pm
Closed Mondays

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
If the photographs are not on display, a visitor may make an appointment to view the images.