Wednesdays @ 2 Behind the Scenes Talks

Looking for a midweek pick-me-up? Come to Columbus Museum of Art on Wednesdays at 2:00 PM and gain a behind-the-scenes perspective on current exhibitions, CMA’s collection, and more as you hear personal and professional stories from guest speakers. Questions? Call 614.629.0359.

Wednesdays@2: Low-Maintenance Annuals That Will Make Your Friends Say WOW!
May 8, 2:00 PM
Presented in conjunction with Designer Showcase, join Pam Bennett to learn about the beautiful world of annual plants and the dramatic impact they can have on your home garden. Pam is OSU’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program Director and Horticulture Educator for OSU Extension in Clark County. She is the co-author of the award-winning book, Garden-pedia, An A-to-Z Guide to Gardening Terms, and writes a weekly gardening column. She also authors the bi-monthly “Ask the Expert” column for Ohio Gardening magazine and is a frequent writer for other popular gardening magazines and trade publications. Cost of this program is $20 for nonmembers and $5 for members.


Wednesdays@2: Antiques & Design
May 15, 2:00 PM
Presented in conjunction with Designer Showcase we welcome back Graydon Sikes, Art Director from Everything But The House and appraiser for PBS Antiques Roadshow. Hear about the latest trends in the antiques market and how to sell your treasures. Bring your object to be appraised (all objects must be easily carried; maximum 2 objects per person.) Cost is $20 for nonmembers, $5 for members.


Wednesday @2 Reality & Illusion in 17th-Century Dutch Painting
Wed., May 22, 2:00 pm

Barbara Haeger, OSU Associate Professor of History of Art and noted scholar of 16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art, presents an in-depth look at paintings in Life in the Age of Rembrandt, with focus on their often-startling realism. Cost is just $5 for members, and $20 for nonmembers.