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2014 LEGO Design Challenge: Reimagining Columbus

2014 LEGO Design Challenge: Reimagining Columbus

Here at CMA we geek out about LEGO® bricks. They are a great material to explore, play with, and use as a tool to express ideas. On view now in CMA’s Center for Creativity are the finalists from a community Read More…

Posted in Exhibitions, Musings from the Center for Creativity
Creativity Calisthenics

Creativity Calisthenics

At the Columbus Museum of Art, in the Center for Creativity, we believe that everyone has the capacity for Creativity. We believe that creativity is for everyone, can live within anyone and can take any form. But rather than talk Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
SURGE: Opening the Art World to Teens

SURGE: Opening the Art World to Teens

SURGE Columbus is a collaboration between Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Wexner Center for the Arts, WOSU Public Media, and COSI to connect teens with tools and resources to explore technology, media, art and more. Recently the CMA Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
October Construction Update

October 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 we’re excited to share Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
An Insider’s View with CMA’s Sessions Society

An Insider’s View with CMA’s Sessions Society

Are you genuinely interested in art in Central Ohio? If so, the Sessions Society of the Columbus Museum of Art is a great group to join. Sessions Society provides members with the opportunity to see a variety of art forms, Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Gallery of Echoes at Shadowbox Returns in November

Gallery of Echoes at Shadowbox Returns in November

Back by popular demand! In May 2014, Shadowbox  Live and CMA joined forces — the result was twenty-one original songs, inspired by works from CMA’s  collection, paired with vocals, dance, spoken word,  and video. This innovative, multimedia performance  provides “a Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Wonderball Gallery

Wonderball Gallery

Our new Wonderball event on January 31, 2015 promises to be a fabulous evening of local food and drink, music and out-of-the-ordinary experiences. Tag YOUR Wonderball pics on Instagram with #CMAWonderball.

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Connector Series and Creative Community at Columbus Museum of Art

Connector Series and Creative Community at Columbus Museum of Art

If you happen to wander into CMA on the second Saturday of any month, you will be greeted with a surprising and participatory experience called the Connector Series. What is this “Connector Series,” you ask? Here’s the short answer: Connector Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
What Creativity Can Look and Sound Like

What Creativity Can Look and Sound Like

The bird nest making area in the Wonder Room is one of my favorite places to interact and observe visitors. They create, tell stories, and laugh with each other. What does this creative process look and sound like? For Gail, Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
September Construction Update

September 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 we’re excited to share Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion