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Project Pivot Teens at Roy G. Biv Gallery

Project Pivot Teens at Roy G. Biv Gallery

If you were one of the more than 500 visitors to this month’s Gallery Hop in the Short North, you might have been stopped by a strange traveler outside of the ROY G BIV Gallery, and beckoned onwards to explore Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Musings from the Center for Creativity
Can We Really “Study” the Visual Arts?

Can We Really “Study” the Visual Arts?

Cindy Foley, the director of education at Columbus Museum of Art, wrote an article for LearnNow.org asking the question “Can We Really ‘Study’ the Visual Arts?” In the article, she shares a unique perspective on what the visual arts can Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Why Not Try

Why Not Try

Why not try is a new mantra I’ve been trying to wrap my head around. I have a CMA visitor to thank for this statement.  It was in the form of a tape creation at one of our in-gallery activities Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Art Lab, Project Pivot, and Teens at CMA

Art Lab, Project Pivot, and Teens at CMA

If you happened to be in the museum on Wednesdays recently, you may have noticed the surplus of high-school-aged youth engaging in various activities. Project Pivot, the 4-year partnership with the Arts and College Preparatory Academy (artcollegeprep.org), is a high Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Musings from the Center for Creativity
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…

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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…

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Let’s Go LEGO!

Let’s Go LEGO!

Toys are amazing. Who among us could forget our favorite childhood toy? Odds are you may event still have it in a box in the attic, or even on display in a spare room or den (my own Care Bear Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Connecting the Community

Connecting the Community

  CMA worked with three high school students from Linden McKinley High School to find a way to reach out to their community. The result was the design and manufacturing of QR Code plaques that have been installed at 15 Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Art Lab Teens Take Over CMA

Art Lab Teens Take Over CMA

Thirteen teens set out to change the way you experience the Columbus Museum of Art. Art Lab is a teen internship program at the Columbus Museum of Art. Our interns from The Arts and College Preparatory Academy, Focus Learning Academy, Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Musings from the Center for Creativity