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Creative Team Building at CMA

Creative Team Building at CMA

Looking for a reason to visit CMA on work time? Take a cue from Sue Ellen Deiley, Managing Director of Experis Manpower Group, and bring your colleagues to the museum for some creative team-building. Last week Sue Ellen customized an Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
New Mobile Photography Exhibition at Columbus Museum of Art

New Mobile Photography Exhibition at Columbus Museum of Art

Columbus Museum of Art presents our fifth exhibition of mobile photography. It’s all part of our ongoing CMA Photo Hunt project, a social campaign to connect mobile photographers to art and each other. Challenges for this round of CMA Photo Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts, Uncategorized
Global Weekend of Play 2014

Global Weekend of Play 2014

Join CMA’s Center for Creativity for a Global Weekend of Play, October 4 & 5 at the Columbus Museum of Art. After a huge turnout in 2013, the community cardboard challenge is back! Started by the Imagination Foundation, Global Day Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Welcome Back College Students

Welcome Back College Students

The CMA audience changes with the seasons. Fall is just about here. In central Ohio that means apple-picking, pumpkin festivals, and back-to-school season. At CMA that means college students.   It happens every year. The flurry of energetic summer campers comes Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
Ask a Curator Day 2014

Ask a Curator Day 2014

Columbus Museum of Art joins hundreds of museums from around the world in participating in the 2014 Ask A Curator Day on September 17, 2014. How do curators decide how artwork should be displayed? How does an exhibition come together? Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
August Construction Update

August Construction Update

August, 2014 Construction Update Construction of the Columbus Museum of Art’s new wing and the renovation of the Ross Wing, an addition the Museum built in 1974 that housed the Museum’s lobby and temporary exhibition space are moving along and Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
Modern Dialect Photo Challenge 6: Portrait

Modern Dialect Photo Challenge 6: Portrait

This last mobile photography challenge delves into yet another style featured in our Modern Dialect exhibition. Get inspired by this Modernist American art exhibition, then respond with your take on the sixth challenge in the series: Capture something that reflects Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
CMA Celebrates Festival Latino

CMA Celebrates Festival Latino

Celebrate our community on Saturday, August 9 & Sunday, August 10 at Festival Latino downtown in Bicentennial Park from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm. Columbus Museum of Art is proud to partner with State Auto Insurance and Festival Latino to Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Listening Ears and Sensitive Antennae

Listening Ears and Sensitive Antennae

What does it mean to truly listen— to our students and to each other? During my first visit to the Bumble Bee classroom as part of CMA’s Imagine That program, I asked the class to tell me what some of Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Sense of Pride

Sense of Pride

Earlier this week I had fun playing with Martha and her 2-year-old son David. In many ways, they are like other CMA visitors. Like other visitors they enjoy playing together in the Wonder Room, stacking blocks, laughing in the mirror, Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations