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Steve Jobs, Curiosity & Intuition

Steve Jobs, Curiosity & Intuition

If there’s one man who knows the value of following your curiosity and intuition it’s Apple’s Steve Jobs. Jobs is in the news again with the announcement yesterday of his new position as chairman of the board for Apple. Check Read More…

Posted in Day to Day
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

  Encouraging Meaningful Dialogue Last week, I attended a five-day institute for museum educators held in Chicago.  We gathered together from across the country to talk about teaching in art museums, with the Art Institute of Chicago as our playground.  Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Free Syjuco Fabric

Free Syjuco Fabric

For Stephanie Syjuco: Pattern Migration, the artist had 5,000 meters of plastic fabric manufactured in Beijing. The fabric design was inspired by an American coverlet from CMA’s Stuck Collection of coverlets from the nineteenth-century. The exhibition perfectly dovetails with the Read More…

Posted in Exhibitions
Creative Theft

Creative Theft

In the years since the rise of easy-to-access digital media and the proliferation of user-generated content on sites like YouTube, there’s been a flood of remix and mashup projects that show a tremendous amount of creativity. Originally coined as the Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Travel Musings from a Museum Nerd

Travel Musings from a Museum Nerd

I am a museum nerd. I work at an art museum and I love museums of all kinds – art museums (of course), history museums, house museums, science museums and on and on. Whenever I travel I search them out… Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Museum Store Top 10 Best-Sellers

Museum Store Top 10 Best-Sellers

See what people are buying in the Columbus Museum of Art Store. Here are the most recent Top 10 Best-Sellers at CMA. 1.     Modern Art Memory Game The “Modern Art Memory Game” features classic modern art from the world’s Read More…

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