CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Museum of Art reported it will quickly close at 5 p.m. Thursday for the duration of the continue to be-at-home advisory issued Wednesday by the Cuyahoga County Board of Well being to fight the rising spread of the coronavirus.

“In recognition of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and fitness advisory and to make sure the health and fitness and safety of each site visitors and team, The Cleveland Museum of Art will shut at the conclude of the working day on Thursday, November 19 and reopen after the advisory expires,” William Griswold, the museum’s director, said in a information release.

“The museum hopes once more to open its doorways in mid-December,’’ he reported. “We approach to retain our existing workers throughout the interval we are closed, and we will go on to give a entire slate of plans on-line and on social media.”

The museum shut from mid-March right up until June 30 all through the earlier onset of the world pandemic.

When it reopened, it followed health protocols recognized by an inner job force in consultation with a board-licensed epidemiologist and with peer establishments across the nation.

The museum explained it will carry on to observe the circumstance and comply with all rules issued by condition and neighborhood authorities and the Centers for Condition Management (CDC).

The museum’s on the web choices contain archived video chats in which curators examine favourite artworks in the assortment, a weekly website, the ArtLens app, and virtual gatherings. It’s all available beneath the heading “House is In which the Artwork Is.”