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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
Putting Visitors to Work

Putting Visitors to Work

This summer, I am working on an artist research project around how artists use creative spaces, particularly with an eye towards CMA’s Studio. As an artist and educator, I am very interested in the ways a space can influence and Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
American Surrealism and Modern Dialect

American Surrealism and Modern Dialect

Columbus Museum of Art American Curator Melissa Wolfe tells the story of American Surrealism in conjunction with Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, an exhibition now on view at CMA through August 31.  Modern Dialect Read More…

Posted in Exhibitions
Wallowing in the MUD: Making Use of Documentation Copy

Wallowing in the MUD: Making Use of Documentation Copy

In the past three years as Visiting Education Scholar at the Columbus Museum of Art, I’ve noticed something astounding happening in the museum’s education department. It’s transformative… and it is going viral, spreading to the children, teens, and adults who Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 3: Industrial

Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 3: Industrial

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
CMA June Construction Update

CMA June 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