Think Like an Artist Thursdays


*First Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Play, make art, and enjoy craft beer, cocktails and live music the first Thursday of the month with Columbus Museum of Art and our local creative partners during Think Like an Artist Thursdays. Each month we partner with local creatives to bring you new experiences. Tickets are $5, free for members. Includes Thursday evening admission.

Fall: Streetlight Guild
September 5, October 3, November 7
Join us for an evening with Streetlight Guild, and beer by Land-Grant Brewing.

September 5

What does the terrain of life look like? How do we find our way to home?

Join CMA, Streetlight Guild and Land-Grant Brewing Company for an evening of interactive art created on site by visitors alongside some of Columbus’ fine artists. We will be exploring the concept of home in conjunction with the museum’s “Home” exhibition in the Big Idea Gallery through the making of maps of all kinds: creative road maps, artistic maps, maps of things we love, mental maps…all manner of exploration through the creative process. Featured Artist: Hemalatha Venkataraman – Artist of “Brewing Home” SLG solo exhibit. 


October 3

What does the soundtrack to your life LOOK like? If you recorded an album, how would the cover look? Join us this month for an evening with Streetlight Guild, a DJ, and beer by Land-Grant Brewing. Visitors are encouraged to get their hands on some vinyl and some craft stuff to make their own records! Vinyl, cassettes, album covers…all manner of exploration through the creative process using music as the medium. Featured artists include Richard Duarte Brown, Katerina Harris, Music by DJ Nordiq. 


Winter: Make ‘n Shop
December 5
Kick off CMA’s Holiday Wow and Wonder weekend with art-making and pop-ups by this year’s creative partners: Craftin’ Outlaws, Creative Control Fest, and Streetlight Guild, plus music and a cash bar.

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