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Summer Classes at CMA

Summer Classes at CMA

Summer Art Workshops at CMA have begun, and the creativity of kids’ brains has certainly been on display. Periodically this week I’ve been popping in to check on the progress of our Mythbusters art class for first and second graders. Read More…

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Behind the Scenes: Stephanie Syjuco

Behind the Scenes: Stephanie Syjuco

A week before an exhibition opens is always an exciting time. It’s when vision becomes reality. This year, as part of our CURRENTS series with living artists, I invited Stephanie Syjuco to exhibit a new project.  My hope for the Read More…

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The Art Museum with TV’s?

The Art Museum with TV’s?

Samsung is sponsoring an exhibition at Seoul Korea’s Hangaram Museum where you can see major works of art including Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night during their Rêve et Réalité (Dream and Reality) exhibition running from now through September. Four 46″ Read More…

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Detention of Artist Ai Weiwei

Detention of Artist Ai Weiwei

The Columbus Museum of Art joins our museum colleagues in expressing concern over the detention of acclaimed Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. We believe wholly in the freedom of expression and the nurturing of creativity and independent thought. We support the Read More…

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Thank you

Thank you

A special thank you to our volunteers as we celebrate National Volunteer Week! The Museum would not be succeeding today without the passion of our dedicated volunteers who so generously share their talents, time and resources. We are proud to Read More…

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Technology Update

Technology Update

It’s been a long time since I have put an update on the blog about the technology usage here at the CMA. As I have mentioned before, people have asked me what the heck the Museum does with technology, well, Read More…

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Remembering George Tooker

Remembering George Tooker

It has been a sad week for me personally, for CMA, and for the American art community.  The painter George Tooker died at his home in Vermont this past Sunday.  He was 90.  The Museum owns two of George’s paintings, Read More…

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St. Patrick’s Day and why I love working at CMA

St. Patrick’s Day and why I love working at CMA

This morning, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it would be fun to see if there were any connections between our collection and Ireland. I emailed our curators to pose the question and their responses not only gave Read More…

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We’re Moving In…

We’re Moving In…

The art is back!  Masterpieces are currently being reinstalled in the renovated CMA. On a recent (unofficial, unsanctioned) tour of the Museum’s reinvigorated galleries, I got an exciting peek at the process of re-imaging our collection. In Derby Court, exquisite Read More…

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Visiting our Sister City

Visiting our Sister City

A week ago I traveled via Rome to Genoa, Italy where I accompanied two of our European paintings, an 1888 Claude Monet view of The Mediterranean and a 1923 Chaim Soutine Landscape at Cagnes.  Both paintings are part of the Read More…

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