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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…

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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…

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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
Game Show on the Road in Portland

Game Show on the Road in Portland

Game Show hit the road last month to participate in Open Engagement, an international conference hosted by Portland State University’s School of Art and Social Practice. The conference focuses on art practices that engage local communities and break down barriers Read More…

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The Thrill of Creative Gardening

The Thrill of Creative Gardening

After a relatively mild winter, spring and summer in Columbus is quickly on its way. I love the this time of year: the warmer weather, the baby animals, lighter clothes and jackets and, of course, the green sprouts of new Read More…

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Adventure Out: Art Super Heroes

Adventure Out: Art Super Heroes

Adventure Out Celebration May 5, 2012, 10 AM – 5 PM What happens when art educators and a museum’s permanent collection intersect with preschoolers? Join us as we celebrate our Adventure Out program, an in-depth art program for preschoolers at Read More…

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