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Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 2: Abstraction

Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge 2: Abstraction

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
Homago, Connected Learning, and Teen After School Programming

Homago, Connected Learning, and Teen After School Programming

If you’ve attended CMA on a Thursday night, chances are you’ve noticed teenage visitors in the Center for Creativity playing Xbox, creating sculptures, composing songs, or even hanging out with friends. The CMA Teen Open Studio is a part of Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Musings from the Center for Creativity
Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge Series

Modern Dialect Photo Hunt Challenge Series

We’re pleased to announce our next CMA Photo Hunt Challenge. This next series of assignments are inspired by our new exhibition Modern Dialect: American Paintings from the John and Susan Horseman Collection, a striking exhibition showcasing American modernist paintings from Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
Experiments in White

Experiments in White

Elaine and her daughter Lydia were engrossed in looking when I met them. The object of their sustained concentration wasn’t a work of art; it was a new sign in the Center for Creativity called Whiteout. “We can’t find the Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
CMA and 2014 Columbus Arts Fest Challenge

CMA and 2014 Columbus Arts Fest Challenge

Join CMA and Greater Columbus Arts Council at the Columbus Arts Festival located on the Riverfront on June 6, 7, and 8. The Riverfront will be transformed  into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s  top artists display their Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
CMA May Construction Update

CMA May 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, Uncategorized
Middle School Redo and Role Models

Middle School Redo and Role Models

My name is Alvin White, and I am a Teaching Artist at the Columbus Museum of Art. Imagine walking into a middle school classroom and you’ve become the star of 6th, 7th and 8th grade. Students are high-fiving you, asking Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Lessons from a Boxer

Lessons from a Boxer

“This is a great place to learn about yourself.  You can get in tune with a lot of learning and things you didn’t know about yourself and your family here, like patience.” Armond shared this wisdom with me as he Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
Encounters with Nudity

Encounters with Nudity

Navigating nudity in art during a visit alone or with family and friends can be challenging for many of us. Indeed, I have been uncomfortable making sense of some works that contain nudity on view at CMA.  For me, every Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
Art in Bloom Photo Hunt Gallery

Art in Bloom Photo Hunt Gallery

To celebrate Spring and our biennial Art in Bloom (where floral designers interpret museum masterpieces), we asked mobile photographers to give us their take on the theme witha  special Art in Bloom Photo Hunt. More than 250 photos were submitted Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts