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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
Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of a Museum Educator

Inside the Strange and Wonderful World of a Museum Educator

If you’ve ever worked in the field of museum education, you know that people “on the outside” have no idea what that means. “That must be so fun,” we hear a lot. Yes, it is fun! However, no, we don’t Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Breaking Tradition. Breaking Ground: Construction Update #1

Breaking Tradition. Breaking Ground: Construction Update #1

Here’s what’s been building at Columbus Museum of Art. April 2014 Construction Update ·        If you’ve visited the Museum recently you’ve noticed that the 1974 addition has been stripped down to the steel frame. ·        The elevator shaft at the Read More…

Posted in CMA Expansion
Special Art in Bloom Photo Hunt

Special Art in Bloom Photo Hunt

Celebrate Art in Bloom with our special spring CMA Photo Hunt. This special CMA Photo Hunt is inspired by our upcoming Art in Bloom, and this Kirchner work, one of the 20 + works floral designers will also be interpreting Read More…

Posted in CMA Photo Hunts
In the Arms of the Willow

In the Arms of the Willow

How does one go about turning a Monet into music? Behind the scenes of Gallery of Echoes with Shadowbox’s Gabriel Guyer. My name is Gabriel Guyer. I am 35 years old and the Bassist and Co-Composer for the Gallery of Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Artful Mother’s Day Brunch at Columbus Museum of Art

Artful Mother’s Day Brunch at Columbus Museum of Art

Catch the last days of Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne, and treat your mom to a delicious and artful brunch at one of the most lovely spots in Columbus during our Mother’s Day Brunch on May 11, 2014. Enjoy spending Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Surge Columbus Ignite For Teens

Surge Columbus Ignite For Teens

We had tons of new teens in our space making beats in the sound booth, creating stencil art, and participating in button-making during last week’s Surge Columbus Ignite event. We met some truly inspiring teens and their families who are Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens
Gallery of Echoes: Art inspired by Art inspired by Art

Gallery of Echoes: Art inspired by Art inspired by Art

Imagine if you stopped to look at a painting, it unfolds in front of you, moving through space to cover every inch of your vision…Music transforms the brush strokes into melodies and harmonies that become the painting’s soundtrack. And nearby, Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Dear CMA Visitors

Dear CMA Visitors

Dear CMA visitors, I want to properly recognize your valuable contributions to our museum. Because of you, inspired visitor, CMA not only showcases the creative output of established artists, but also reflects the imagination, ingenuity, and attitudes of our community. Read More…

Posted in Visitor Stories and Conversations