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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
July Construction Update

July Construction Update

Columbus Museum of Art Monthly 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 Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
Inspired by LEGO: A Family Story

Inspired by LEGO: A Family Story

LEGO bricks provide inspiration for many families to be creative. We talked with the Gonzalez family, last year’s LEGO DESIGN Challenge winner to get the scoop. How did you decide what you were going to build? (What were some of the Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 5: Still Life

Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 5: Still Life

This next 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 fifth challenge in the series: Capture something that reflects Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 4: Surrealism

Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 4: Surrealism

This next series of challenges is inspired by our new exhibition Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, a striking exhibition showcasing American modernist paintings from some of the most respected American artists of the 1920s Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts