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Art and Science of Glass

Art and Science of Glass

Much of the educational content we’ve created around the Chihuly Illuminated exhibition focuses on the science of glassblowing, neon illumination, and color. That’s made me more curious about the relationships between glass art and science. Here are a few links Read More…

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What is CMA’s Policy on Robots?

What is CMA’s Policy on Robots?

If I had a nickel for every time a visitor has asked about CMA’s policy on robots… I’d be broke. But who knows, maybe that will be an issue someday. In a fun bit from radio program Studio 360, artist Read More…

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Exciting Week

Exciting Week

Giving you a little technology update at the museum here. This week we installed our new network switches that will power our computer systems. I can’t show you everything but I can show you the stack to the right. Many Read More…

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In the Eternal Quest to determine why people visit art museums…

In the Eternal Quest to determine why people visit art museums…

As a not-for-profit cultural institution, we are constantly trying to find out why visitors come here and how we can make ourselves better known to people who may not have visited before.  One way we try to get people here Read More…

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Why Creativity Now?

Why Creativity Now?

Here’s an excellent interview found by CMA Educator for Teacher and School Partnerships Jessimi Jones and forwarded to me by CMA Manager for Creative Initiatives Merilee Mostov. Why Creativity Now: A Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson According to his profile Read More…

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Film Program at CMA

Film Program at CMA

After the renovation of CMA’s original 1931 building, and specifically the transformation of our auditorium, we will launch a revitalized film program. The auditorium’s new projection system, new sound system, and NEW SEATS will make for a dramatically improved viewing Read More…

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Three weeks and counting

Three weeks and counting

In three weeks we’ll be moving equipment into Beaton Hall. I’m getting quite excited because this will mark the end of 10 months of planning and preparation and the beginning of a new network and phone system for the Museum. Read More…

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Changes..

Changes..

There’s a French expression that says “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” which most Americans know as “the more things change, the more they stay the same.”  Well, I can tell you unequivocally that there are big changes Read More…

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Another Ohio art museum Director leaving…..

Another Ohio art museum Director leaving…..

Last week I wrote about the appointment of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new director, Thomas P. Campbell, and I mused briefly on the sort of person it takes to be an art museum director.  Sometimes it’s a curator who Read More…

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Lectures on Creativity

Lectures on Creativity

If you’re on the internet much, you’ve probably come across TED talk videos. If you haven’t, then today’s your lucky day, because TED talks, in my opinion, provide some of the best content available on web. To quote their website, Read More…

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