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Early Snow Removal

Early Snow Removal

I’m sitting here watching the snow come down outside and talking with a colleague. The conversation came around to weather and snow removal of all things. She told me that New York uses garbage trucks to plow and remove the Read More…

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All Sides with Ann Fisher

All Sides with Ann Fisher

Yesterday Bruce Harkey, the executive director of Franklin Park Conservatory, and I had the opportunity to talk about our respective Chihuly exhibitions on WOSU’s All Sides with Ann Fisher. In case you missed the program, you can click here to Read More…

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A sad day for our Museum family

A sad day for our Museum family

    It is with great sadness that I write to tell you that Charles Kleibacker  died yesterday morning. He was a beloved member of our Museum family and will be deeply missed by all of us. He had been Read More…

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New York – Part 3

New York – Part 3

After visiting the Met and the Guggenheim, I moved on to The Jewish Museum for their Man Ray exhibition, Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention. The show is fantastic, but was really exciting for me because CMA loaned 4 Read More…

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New York – Part 2

New York – Part 2

This is really a whirlwind tour of the city, so I’m breaking up the posts a bit. One of my first stops was the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Looking In: Robert Frank’s The Americans. The heart of the exhibition Read More…

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A New York State of Mind – Day 1

A New York State of Mind – Day 1

It seems as though all I’ve done recently is travel, but it makes for wonderful blog material, so I’m thankful for that and for the opportunity to have so many wonderful and sometimes quirky art experiences I discovered that the14th Read More…

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Saying a fond farewell…

Saying a fond farewell…

Since 1998, we have had the pleasure of displaying a wonderful George Bellows portrait of William Oxley Thompson, who served as the president of The Ohio State University for 26 years. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed sharing this treasure with the Columbus Read More…

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Quick trip to Chicago

Quick trip to Chicago

The past few months have been a flurry of activity here at CMA. We’ve moved our offices into the newly renovated Beaton Hall, opened our wonderful Chihuly Illuminated exhibition, and begun the process of renovating our historic Broad Street building. Read More…

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Passport to History

Passport to History

I have to admit that, at heart, I remain a historian. I revel in the power of history to teach us and in many cases, bring us together. There is a fantastic program happening this Sunday, November 1 from 2:00 Read More…

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A Crowing Moment

A Crowing Moment

I am very proud of our incredibly talented staff and relish the opportunity to brag about their many accomplishments. Charles Kleibacker, a renowned fashion designer and our adjunct curator of design, will have his work represented it the Fashion Institute Read More…

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