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Closed Sept. 7 to prepare for October opening celebrations

Closed Sept. 7 to prepare for October opening celebrations

We’re heading into the final stretch before our new wing opening. In preparation for our Community Grand Opening, presented by PNC Arts Alive on Sunday, October 25,  Columbus Museum of Art will be closed September 7 – October 24. This Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
Columbus and Germany—Connections and Cross-Currents in Art and Architecture

Columbus and Germany—Connections and Cross-Currents in Art and Architecture

The topic of Columbus’s cultural connections and parallels with Germany was inspired by a recent trip to Berlin. I visited the German capital in June as study leader with a group from the Art Institute of Chicago, where I worked Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
New Acquisitions to Debut at CMA Grand Opening

New Acquisitions to Debut at CMA Grand Opening

Four recently acquired works of art will make their CMA debut during the Museum’s Community Grand Opening, presented by PNC Arts Alive, on Sunday, October 25 celebrating the completion of the Museum’s new wing. The works, all by contemporary artists, Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
Calling Master LEGO Builders: 2015 LEGO Design Challenge

Calling Master LEGO Builders: 2015 LEGO Design Challenge

The 2015 LEGO DESIGN CHALLENGE is a partnership between the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA), COSI, and Ohio History Connection Open to builders of all ages and experience levels, the challenge promotes the creative use of LEGO bricks to explore Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Celebrating Aminah Robinson

Celebrating Aminah Robinson

Join us July 18 for A Celebration of Life: Aminah Robinson. This day-long event features many opportunities to remember and to celebrate Aminah. A special exhibition of Aminah’s work is on view in the Forum. Guests of all ages can Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Microwave Talk

Microwave Talk

At the Center for Creativity, in the Columbus Museum of Art, we’re always asking ‘why?’ which leads us to big, heavy, and Interesting topics about how we as a museum affect our community. One of the great perks of working Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson 1940-2015

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson 1940-2015

The central Ohio community, and the nation, mourns the loss of Columbus artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson, who died on May 22 at age 75. For more than sixty years, Aminah Robinson created art inspired by the African concept of Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
2015 Mother’s Day Brunch at Columbus Museum of Art

2015 Mother’s Day Brunch at Columbus Museum of Art

Make this Mother’s Day especially memorable by celebrating at the Columbus Museum of Art. Treat your mom to a special day of art, food, and memories at one of the most lovely locations  in Columbus during our Mother’s Day Brunch on Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Inaugural Exhibitions Announced for Columbus Museum of Art New Wing

Inaugural Exhibitions Announced for Columbus Museum of Art New Wing

The Columbus Museum of Art announces the opening exhibitions for the Museum’s newly built 50,000-square-foot addition. On October 25, 2015, the doors to the new wing are opened to the public and visitors will experience Keeping Pace: Eva Glimcher and Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion, Exhibitions
Art and Alzheimer’s

Art and Alzheimer’s

Toward the end of the movie Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore (who won an Oscar for her performance as Alice Howland, a Columbia University linguistics professor who’s stricken with an early-onset form of Alzheimer’s at age of 50) Moore is Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity