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Like the Coffee Shop

Like the Coffee Shop

What brings you to the art museum? Jordan, a communications major at OSU, comes here to do her homework. I happened upon Jordan one recent weekday afternoon. Spread out on a table near the Palette Express Café, Jordan was working Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
How We Make Art in the CMA Center for Creativity

How We Make Art in the CMA Center for Creativity

As we head full steam ahead into the school year, I am taking some time to reflect on Summer Art Workshops (SAW), why they are awesome, and how we can infuse the same energy into our school year programs, such Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
4th CMA Photo Hunt Series

4th CMA Photo Hunt Series

We’re pleased to announce our fourth CMA Photo Hunt Challenge. This next series of 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 Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
Creativity Coach

Creativity Coach

In the Center for Creativity at the Columbus Museum of Art we believe that creativity is for everyone. By everyone, we mean people of all ages.  If only I had a dollar for every time an adult quipped, “me? I’m Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations
Art of Concern Symposium: George Bellows Revisited

Art of Concern Symposium: George Bellows Revisited

Our annual symposium on American art, inspired by the Museum’s acquisition of the Philip and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930–1970, attracts top scholars from around the world. Each year the symposium focuses on a particular theme. Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
3rd CMA Mobile Photography Exhibit

3rd CMA Mobile Photography Exhibit

More than three dozen photographers were chosen for our third CMA Photo Hunt installation of mobile photography: COLOR. Catherine Evans, our William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography, selected her favorites from nearly 1,500 photos submitted via Instagram in Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
2013 LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE

2013 LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE

Your LEGO® creation could be on display at the Columbus Museum of Art. Our 2013 LEGO® DESIGN CHALLENGE, presented by the Center for Creativity at the Columbus Museum of Art, is a design competition that promotes the creative and original Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
New Wing Ground Breaking

New Wing Ground Breaking

Breaking Tradition. Breaking Ground. On August 22 we break ground on the new wing and open the new exhibition George Bellows and the American Experience. Columbus Museum of Art was built by the community for the community. This is a Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
EXCITING NEWS from CMA

EXCITING NEWS from CMA

Last night, the Board of Trustees of the Columbus Museum of Art approved the beginning of construction for the final phase of the renovation and expansion. We will celebrate with a Ground Breaking ceremony on August 22, the same evening Read More…

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