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Way to go Nannette

Way to go Nannette

Last night our Executive Director, Nannette Maciejunes, received a South Side Settlement House and Nationwide Easton Community Foundation Arts Freedom Award. For any of you that have had the pleasure of meeting Nannette, you know that she is a tireless Read More…

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Creativity Summit

Creativity Summit

Okay, how do I describe what just happened at the Museum?  Well, the words that pop in my head aren’t quite right…magical (too corny), profound (too academic), engaging (too general), serious (too, well, serious), so I will use the word Read More…

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Historic Broad Street Museum Building Named Ross Building

Historic Broad Street Museum Building Named Ross Building

Often, just at a moment when you are forging into the future, you find yourself reflecting on your past. As the Columbus Museum of Art enters a new era, we honor our past by proudly announcing that our newly renovated Read More…

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World’s Largest Digital Photo Image

World’s Largest Digital Photo Image

Up until recently, the largest digital photo was a 45-gigapixel image of Dubai.  Well, now Gadling.com has an article up on their site highlighting the latest in the world record seekers for the largest digital photo in the world. 70-gigapixels! Consider Read More…

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Southward Expansion

Southward Expansion

Yes, Southward, not Westward this time. Our computer network at the CMA is growing!  Many of you know the main building that was built in 1931 is under renovation right now. Well, along with that, we’ll need computer operations throughout Read More…

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The Creativity Crisis

The Creativity Crisis

The July 10 Newsweek article, The Creativity Crisis http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html outlined clearly whatt many of us in education/the arts knew was inevitable.  In essence, the Torrance Creativity Test—the gold standard in creativity assessment and taken by millions worldwide—is showing that since Read More…

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A Creative Solution

A Creative Solution

Educators, politicians, and business leaders recognize that exploring creativity increases our global success. High-end analytical and problem-solving skills are pivotal to creating thriving communities. In A Whole New Mind, Daniel Pink asserts that the wealth of nations and the well-being Read More…

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An opportunity to meet glass artist Lino Tagliapietra

An opportunity to meet glass artist Lino Tagliapietra

Hawk Galleries is presenting a lecture at The Ohio State University in the Ohio Union on Friday, June 4 at 4:00 pm featuring Richard Harned and glass artist Lino Tagliapietra, whose works have been shown at the Columbus Museum of Read More…

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Elijah Pierce

Elijah Pierce

CMA’s adjunct curator of American Folk Art, Michael Hall, first met Elijah Pierce, a self-taught sculptor,  in 1971. Hall became a frequent visitor to Pierce’s Long Street barber shop/studio for the next ten years. Recently, Chiquita Mullens Lee interviewed Michael Read More…

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When does a 33 by 33 foot stage front-cloth become a masterpiece?

When does a 33 by 33 foot stage front-cloth become a masterpiece?

When it was painted by Pablo Picasso, arguably the greatest artist of the 20th century. The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, which acquired the huge canvas in 2007, announced that it will finally be able to display the work Read More…

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