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A great read

A great read

This September our Art Book Club will be discussing Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo by Gregory Curtis. I’m telling you this now so you’ll have plenty of time to read the book before we all gather to Read More…

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The National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts

There was a great article in The New York Times and The Columbus Dispatch recently about the NEA. Click here to read. Art Speaks. Join the Conversation. Nannette Maciejunes CMA Executive Director

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Momentum

Momentum

Wow! What a busy year we’ve had. Following on the heels of our incredibly successful Egyptian exhibition, we’ve launched Summer Fun which encompasses free admission to the Museum and all special exhibitions throughout the months of July and August. The Read More…

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It’s all in how you look at it

It’s all in how you look at it

This past Sunday we enjoyed a fabulous lecture with Dr. Mark Cole, associate curator of American painting and sculpture at the Cleveland Museum of Art and formerly curator of American Art here at CMA. Dr. Cole spent an entire hour Read More…

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Ohio Statehouse Museum Opening

Ohio Statehouse Museum Opening

Wednesday was the Grand Opening of the Ohio Statehouse Museum, an incredibly exciting event for our city. The Museum offers exhibits that encourage visitors to participate in the government process by making choices, expressing their opinions, comparing viewpoints and even Read More…

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Holocaust Museum Tragedy

Holocaust Museum Tragedy

I am deeply saddened by yesterday’s horrific events at the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. My heart goes out to the Museum staff and the family of Stephen T. Johns, the guard who was killed as a result of the Read More…

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What a weekend!

What a weekend!

This past weekend was an extremely exciting one for CMA. Not only did we have the GCAC annual Arts Festival right in our back yard, it was the final weekend for To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum.  Read More…

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Sometimes a picture just isn’t enough

Sometimes a picture just isn’t enough

          The next time you are at CMA, I want you to find this painting, Wind by Agnes Martin, located in the upstairs hall just outside of Gallery 5. It is a recent gift from Arne Read More…

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Celebrating Columbus City Schools

Celebrating Columbus City Schools

This past Sunday, we were happy to be able to welcome more than 4,000 visitors as we hosted our Columbus City Schools Day for Families. For forty-two years, CMA and Columbus City Schools have partnered to ensure that every Columbus Read More…

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Has Cleopatra’s Tomb Been Found?

Has Cleopatra’s Tomb Been Found?

With all my travels, I occasionally fall a bit behind on the latest news, such as the exciting announcement that the final resting place of Cleopatra and Mark Antony may have been located. Our current exhibition, To Live Forever: Egyptian Read More…

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