CMA Blog

I just love this…

I just love this…

With Easter this past Sunday, I thought I’d share this link to the Washington Post’s Annual Peeps Diorama Contest. This year’s winner was based on The Wizard of Oz, but some of my personal favorites are The Tomb of King Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

The past week has been busy and very exciting. The Museum is full of life as visitors continue to be drawn in by To Live Forever , we are preparing for Art in Bloom here in the building and Decorators’ Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
Screaming Mummies

Screaming Mummies

If you’ve been in to visit To Live Forever, you know that Demetios, the mummy in the exhibition, is neatly wrapped, but, if you’ve ever seen photos of unwrapped mummies, you will have noticed they all appear to be screaming, Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
It IS a small world!

It IS a small world!

The past week has been wonderfully busy here at CMA. Our Mummy Madness Family Sunday, which was free to the community, drew in more than 2,300 people! Thank you to everyone who came for that special day and to the Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
Women of Achievement

Women of Achievement

2009 already promises to be a busy and exciting one for CMA, but I also need to remember to take a moment to celebrate occasionally. On April 8, I will be one of several local women being honored at the Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
Egypt Everywhere

Egypt Everywhere

If you haven’t actually visited the Museum to see To Live Forever yet, you still have time, but I wanted to share some of my own excitement about the promotions we’ve done for this special exhibition. If you are downtown, Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
And the wait is over!

And the wait is over!

The past week has been a busy and exciting one for CMA. If you’ve ever worked on a long-term project, you know that as you are in the day-to-day process of planning and preparing, it’s difficult to imagine that moment Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
On the road with CMA

On the road with CMA

If you’re looking for things to do this winter that are close to home, and most importantly indoors, why not take a little “staycation” and visit Along Water Street: New Work by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson as it travels to Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays and all the best for a wonderful New Year. And now for something totally obscure. Do know what the first side-long glance in the history of Western Art was? Well, I do. When I taught History of Art, Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette
You ought to be in pictures

You ought to be in pictures

  I’m sure everyone is incredibly busy right now with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, but I’d like to ask each of you to participate in what I promise is a fun project. Right now we have Read More…

Posted in Notes from Nannette