Ambassador Circle Events & Programs

Members of the CMA Ambassador Circle enjoy access to unique programs throughout the year, with the opportunity to engage in artful experiences at CMA and throughout the community.

Ambassador Circle programs are a special benefit for members at the Supporter level ($250) and above. For more information on upgrading your membership contact Bethany Simms, Member Relations Manager, at 614.629.0344 or

Coffee with the Curator
A Mile and a Half of Lines: The Art of James Thurber
October 5,
3:00 – 4:00 PM
Columbus Museum of Art

Join Guest Curator Michael J. Rosen for a closer look at the art and life of Columbus-born humorist James Thurber. Thurber’s depictions redefined American humor and cartooning, most famously published in The New Yorker, as well as numerous books, ad campaigns, and children’s illustration. Michael is a writer, illustrator and editor who has worked with the Thurber Estate for nearly forty years, and has edited six volumes of Thurber’s work. He was the founding literary director of the Thurber House and has written a book to accompany the exhibition. Complimentary for Ambassador Circle members. 


Sessions Soirée at DLZ Corporation
November 7, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
DLZ Corporation, 6121 Huntley Road

Join us for a reception and tour of a private collection at DLZ Corporation’s Karma Gallery. Curator Rebecca Ibel will lead guests through the exhibition featuring selections of paintings, drawings, and prints by contemporary Indian artists. Complimentary for Ambassador Circle Members.


Sessions Matinee at Scioto Country Club
Thursday, December 12, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Scioto Country Club, 2196 Riverside Drive, Columbus

Holiday luncheon at Scioto Country Club featuring 2020 exhibition preview by CMA Chief Curator David Stark. $35 per person.