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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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Art Video on the Internet

Art Video on the Internet

There is a LOT of video art available to view on YouTube, but unless you know what you’re looking for it’s hard to wade through all the ‘History of Dance’ and ‘Leave Britney Alone’ stuff to get there. Fortunately, ARTFORUM Read More…

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Thoughts on The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Museum Directors and Curators

Thoughts on The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Art Museum Directors and Curators

New York’s Metropolitan Museum has been in the news a great deal of late.  That’s not unexpected given the Met is the largest and most prestigious art museum in the United States.  Last year, Philippe de Montebello, the Met’s longest-serving Read More…

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The Muralist

The Muralist

Recently I was forwarded an email from a Columbus Dispatch reporter asking for suggestions of  murals in Columbus.  Being new to town, this wasn’t easy for me to answer, but I did know about something else.  Keturah Bobo, my current Read More…

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Five Apps for the Art Lover

Five Apps for the Art Lover

I’m a Mac guy at heart. While the Art museum runs windows, for the most part. My heart is on the Mac. I saw this post at The Unofficial Apple Weblog and thought I’d pass it along. Five Apps for Read More…

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