Myth and Mystique: Cleveland's Gothic Table Fountain

  • November 16, 2016 - February 26, 2017
  • 11150 East Boulevard
  • Cleveland OH 44106-1797
  • Venue: Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. (Museum closed Mondays)
  • Admission: Free
Event - Myth and Mystique

See the most complete surviving example of a Gothic table fountain—a medieval mechanical device with moving parts that spouted (sometimes perfumed) water. The Cleveland fountain, datable to about 1320–40, is internationally recognized as a stunning piece of Gothic architecture in miniature, with parapets, arcades, vaults, pinnacles, columns, and arches with tracery. Experience this unique and special object alongside important international loans, including Jan van Eyck’s rarely seen "Madonna at the Fountain".

Special Offers

All Offers ›
Bed and Breakfast Romance-Package Romantic Getaway includes breakfast for two, champagne and a...
Visit us at Daydreams & Tea - Through the Looking Glass located inside The Arcade at 401 Euclid...
Cleveland Spotlight
Download the Destination Cleveland App

The Destination Cleveland app is your guide to art, culture and rock ‘n’ roll in a city that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Grit meets sophistication in a town with world-class experiences without the world-class ego. And for that, you’re welcome.

Destination Cleveland
334 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114
800. 321. 1001
Check out what other travelers say
about Cleveland on TripAdvisor.