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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
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…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
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…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
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…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Teens, Photography, & Columbus

Teens, Photography, & Columbus

Utilizing the power of photography to engage teens in socially relevant conversations, the Columbus Museum of Art’s Columbus In Focus program invites students from two Columbus City high schools, Linden McKinley and Marion Franklin, to examine the rich history of Read More…

Posted in CMA for Teens, Day to Day, Musings from the Center for Creativity
Critical Thinking & Art

Critical Thinking & Art

What would you say if someone asked you, “What really matters to you?” It seems like that might be a straightforward question, but take a moment to think about it. Now think about what you might have said when you Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity
Paid to Play

Paid to Play

If you spend time in the Wonder Room, chances are you will meet Alvin. Alvin White has a very important job at CMA.  He gets paid to play. It may seem odd that we pay someone to play.  But many Read More…

Posted in Musings from the Center for Creativity