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Free Admission for Smithsonian’s 9th Annual Museum Day Live

Free Admission for Smithsonian’s 9th Annual Museum Day Live

The Columbus Museum of Art will offer free admission on Saturday September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! Read More…

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EXCITING NEWS from CMA

EXCITING NEWS from CMA

Last night, the Board of Trustees of the Columbus Museum of Art approved the beginning of construction for the final phase of the renovation and expansion. We will celebrate with a Ground Breaking ceremony on August 22, the same evening Read More…

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CMA Photo Hunt Final Color Assignment

CMA Photo Hunt Final Color Assignment

Here is your last color-themed Photo Hunt assignment: Capture something that reflects  “Neon” Tag your work on Instagram with #CMAPhotoHunt and #Neon For this Color assignment you have until Tuesday May 28, 2013. Please note: images must be your own. Read More…

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CMA Photo Hunt Color Assignment 2

CMA Photo Hunt Color Assignment 2

Here is your second color-themed Photo Hunt assignment: Capture something that reflects “Golden” Tag your work on Instagram with #CMAPhotoHunt and #Golden For this first Color assignment you have until Friday March 15, 2013. Please note: images must be your Read More…

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12 for 12: Elijah Pierce

12 for 12: Elijah Pierce

Elijah Pierce (1892–1984) was born in Baldwin, Mississippi and took up carving wood after his father gave him his first pocketknife when he was only seven years old. As a young man, Pierce left Mississippi and moved north. Working as Read More…

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CMA Photo Hunt Challenge 2

CMA Photo Hunt Challenge 2

It was an absolute delight to see the creative variety of the more than 200 entries for the first Columbus Museum of Art Photo Hunt assignment. We challenged people to capture something that reflects the phrase “sign of the times.” Read More…

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12 for 12: Abdi Roble

12 for 12: Abdi Roble

In the next of our 12 for 12 series in celebration of the Columbus Bicentennial, we feature Columbus photographer Abdi Roble. Abdi Roble was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1964 and immigrated to the United States in 1989, first to Read More…

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Become a Docent at Columbus Museum of Art

Become a Docent at Columbus Museum of Art

Do you love learning, have a passion for art, and like talking and sharing with others?  The Columbus Museum of Art is recruiting a new docent class for the 2012-2013 year.  Docents are volunteer gallery teachers who guide visitors in Read More…

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12 for 12: Christopher Ries

12 for 12: Christopher Ries

In the next of our 12 for 12 series in celebration of the Columbus Bicentennial, we feature native Columbus glass artist Christopher Ries. While bow fishing as a child in Little Darby Creek, glass artist Christopher Ries was fascinated by Read More…

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The Radical Camera Opens in Columbus

The Radical Camera Opens in Columbus

Find out more about our major exhibition, The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936 – 1951, which opens this Thursday April 19, 2012 in Columbus. We co-organized the exhibition with The Jewish Museum, where it premiered this fall to Read More…

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