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5th Brandt Inspired Photo Hunt Challenge

5th Brandt Inspired Photo Hunt Challenge

The current round of CMA Photo Hunt assignments are inspired by our upcoming exhibition Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, which opens November 15, and is the first museum show for the hot Los Angeles based photographer. Brandt processes his photos using nontraditional Read More…

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Wishing for Wonder

Wishing for Wonder

The first generation of the Wonder Room closed last Sunday.  On Monday we removed the Calder mobile and the giant Balkenhol Head.  We boxed up the dowel rods, dishes, and animal parts.  We tore down the Fort.  In a few Read More…

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4th Brandt Inspired Photo Hunt Challenge

4th Brandt Inspired Photo Hunt Challenge

The current round of CMA Photo Hunt assignments are inspired by our upcoming exhibition Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, the first museum show for the hot Los Angeles based photographer. Brandt processes his photos using nontraditional materials such as bubble gum, honey Read More…

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Family Ties

Family Ties

When families discover Columbus Museum of Art for the first time, they’re often surprised and delighted. I met this endearing family during their very first visit to CMA this fall. “We didn’t know the art museum had so many things Read More…

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Help us Reimagine the Wonder Room

Help us Reimagine the Wonder Room

Columbus Museum of Art’s beloved Wonder Room is being transformed into a mysterious and playful forest filled with great art and one-of-a-kind hands-on activities designed by local artists and crafts people. The Wonder Room is our unique and dynamic gallery Read More…

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3rd Brandt Inspired Crowdsourced CMA Photo Hunt

3rd Brandt Inspired Crowdsourced CMA Photo Hunt

The current round of CMA Photo Hunt assignments are inspired by our upcoming exhibition Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, the first museum show for the hot Los Angeles based photographer. Brandt processes his photos using nontraditional materials such as bubble gum, honey Read More…

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Day of Play

Day of Play

Last Saturday Raeanne brought her family to the museum to play.  CMA hummed that day with the 2nd Annual Global Day of Play Cardboard Challenge.  Raeanne (left), her family, and friends accepted the challenge with gusto. If you aren’t already Read More…

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Art and Ice Cream: Q&A with Jeni of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Art and Ice Cream: Q&A with Jeni of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Recently we caught up with Jeni Britton Bauer, James Beard award-winning cookbook author and founder of Columbus-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to get her take on art, thinking like an artist, and her inspiration for creating an ice cream tribute Read More…

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Free Admission for Smithsonian’s 9th Annual Museum Day Live

Free Admission for Smithsonian’s 9th Annual Museum Day Live

The Columbus Museum of Art will offer free admission on Saturday September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! Read More…

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Oh So Sweet CMA Photo Hunt Challenge 2

Oh So Sweet CMA Photo Hunt Challenge 2

We’re super impressed with your response to the first Matthew Brandt inspired challenge. These CMA Photo Hunt assignments are inspired by our upcoming exhibition Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, the first museum show for the hot Los Angeles based photographer. Brandt processes Read More…

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