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Art Madness Returns

Art Madness Returns

Art Madness is back. For the second year we’re pleased to present Art Madness, our version of March Madness for Art Lovers. To put together our bracket, we selected some of the most beloved works of art from our collection, Read More…

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Czech Puppets Behind the Scenes

Czech Puppets Behind the Scenes

Our Strings Attached: The Living History of Czech Puppets exhibition opens today. Thanks to our Curator Carole Genshaft, who documented the installation, you can see how the exhibition came together (from the unpacking and uncrating to putting the Czech puppets Read More…

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Rothko and Red

Rothko and Red

I expect we will see a lot of red on February 14: red boxes filled with chocolates, bouquets of red roses, greeting cards splashed with red, those delightful heart-shaped gummy red candies that grocery stores only carry this time of Read More…

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American Scene Acquisition Honors Laborers

American Scene Acquisition Honors Laborers

Recently the Columbus Museum of Art acquired a number of new acquisitions including this important American Scene painting by Joe Jones, a fitting tribute to the American worker as we celebrate Labor Day weekend. Threshing No. 1 is, without a Read More…

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By Teens for Teens

By Teens for Teens

“Teens need a program that will make them believe that something is possible for them.” Dyshawn – CMA Art Lab Teen Intern You may have seen one of CMAʼs 15 member strong Art Lab Teen Collective (ALT-C) in the halls Read More…

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CMA Acquires Lino Tagliapietra Glass Installation

CMA Acquires Lino Tagliapietra Glass Installation

We’re thrilled to announce that the Columbus Museum of Art has acquired Lino Tagliapietra’s glass installation Endeavor, an astounding and luminous work that magically captures Lino’s love of glass.  This armada of thirty-five boats suspended from the ceiling has become Read More…

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West Garden Opens, A Natural Partnership

West Garden Opens, A Natural Partnership

The way we use our leisure time, directly affects our quality of life. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and exercise our minds and our bodies are more important than ever. That’s why I am so proud of our partnership with Read More…

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Become a Docent at Columbus Museum of Art

Become a Docent at Columbus Museum of Art

Do you love learning, have a passion for art, and like talking and sharing with others?  The Columbus Museum of Art is recruiting a new docent class for the 2012-2013 year.  Docents are volunteer gallery teachers who guide visitors in Read More…

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A Day in the Life of Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier

A Day in the Life of Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier

Paul Hornschemeier from thisartist on Vimeo.   Join us this Thursday April 5, 2012 for an interview with Paul Hornschemeier, Ohio State University alumnus and author of graphic novels including Mother, Come Home and the New York Times bestselling Life Read More…

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The Art Madness Title Goes To:

The Art Madness Title Goes To:

Thanks to everyone who participated in Art Madness, our version of March Madness for Art Lovers. To put together our bracket we selected some of our most beloved pieces from our permanent collection. Each day we posted a new match Read More…

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