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New Wing Ground Breaking

New Wing Ground Breaking

Breaking Tradition. Breaking Ground. On August 22 we break ground on the new wing and open the new exhibition George Bellows and the American Experience. Columbus Museum of Art was built by the community for the community. This is a Read More…

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What Do These Paintings Have in Common?

What Do These Paintings Have in Common?

Here’s a hint: This weekend is the 100th anniversary of the first Armory Show. You may have heard the Armory story on NPR recently. Still need more help? You know I’m always saying that art transforms lives. The 1913 Armory Read More…

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CMA Finalist for 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

CMA Finalist for 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced Columbus Museum of Art, Cuyahoga County Public Library of Cuyahoga County, and The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County of Cincinnati as National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalists. Read More…

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12 Things CMA Gave in 2012

12 Things CMA Gave in 2012

The holidays are a time for giving. Here at the Museum, we are committed to giving back to our community. Here’s a year-end wrap-up of 12 gifts the Columbus Museum of Art gave to Central Ohio this year: 12. Memories. Read More…

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In honor of the Royal Wedding

In honor of the Royal Wedding

First, I need to confess that I am a royal watcher. I remember being in college in 1973 and getting up early with my friends to watch Princess Anne’s wedding and several years later watching as Prince Charles married Lady Read More…

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A Great Week for CMA

A Great Week for CMA

It has been a busy and exciting week. The Museum received  Proclamation from the City of Columbus recognizing CMA for our participation in the Museo Nacional de Belles Artes’  exhibition Centenario: Exposición Internacional: Del Pasado al Presente in Santiago, Chile. Read More…

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CMA Board Member Recognized for Community Commitment

CMA Board Member Recognized for Community Commitment

This week I had the pleasure of attending a SalvationArmy event honoring Barbara and Al Siemer and the Siemer Family Foundation with the 2010 Need Knows No Season Award for their “unselfish, ongoing commitment and dedication to improving the lives Read More…

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The rhythm of life

The rhythm of life

It’s amazing to me how much the smallest changes in routine can impact our lives. The last few months I’ve been feeling like something was out of kilter. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it, but yesterday I finally Read More…

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100 years of history

100 years of history

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to travel to Santiago, Chile for the opening of the Museo Nacional de Belles Artes’s  exhibition Centenario: Exposición Internacional: Del Pasado al Presente. The exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Museo. One hundred Read More…

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Arts Alive in Columbus

Arts Alive in Columbus

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the PNC Foundation’s PNC Arts Alive event. Thirteen area arts groups with innovative ideas for reaching new audiences were awarded grants of a combined total of $500,000. I am very happy to say Read More…

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