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    Learning to Look Tour: Visitor's Choice

    March 29
    1:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    March 29
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Sunday @ Central

    March 29
    3:00PM

    Nonprofit recital series Sunday at Central presents a concert by The Rodin Duo; David Niwa, violin and Mariko Kaneda, piano; featuring extraordinary w

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    Sparking Imaginations

    March 31
    1:00PM

    Sparking Imaginations is a tour designed for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia and their caregivers. This hour-long program provides

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    Roaming Docents

    March 31
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Young Child Studios

    March 31
    10:30AM-12:00PM

    These hands-on workshops are for children ages 18 months to 5 years and a caregiver. Each unique session includes opportunities for families to explor

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    Roaming Docents

    April 01
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Spring Break Workshop

    April 01
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    This fun, hands-on workshop is a great way to play and create as a family. Explore unique materials and respond to creative challenges that will engag

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    Roaming Docents

    April 02
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    April 02
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

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    Inside Story Tour: Old Masters Gallery

    April 02
    6:30PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    April 03
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Learning to Look Tour: Selections from the Laurence DiRosario Collection

    April 03
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Open Studio

    April 04
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Check out the ways artists play in the Big Idea Gallery, and then challenge your friends and family with inventive games of your own design.Fans o

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    Roaming Docents

    April 04
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: Visitor's Choice

    April 04
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    April 05
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: CMA Favorites

    April 05
    1:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Richard Lopez Presents: Jazz Master Sessions

    April 05
    3:00PM

    Join us Easter Sunday for Cubop: the intersection of Salsa and Jazz! Warm up with hot sounds when Afro-Cuban meets Bebop. Richard will be joined by Mi

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    Roaming Docents

    April 07
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    April 08
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Spring Break Workshop

    April 08
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    This fun, hands-on workshop is a great way to play and create as a family. Explore unique materials and respond to creative challenges that will engag

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 09
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    April 09
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Learning to Look Tour: Shine On: Nurses in Art

    April 09
    6:30PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    April 10
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Remembering Marvin: A Tribute Evening

    April 10
    5:00PM-8:00PM

    Join CMA and the New Albany Symphony for a night of music, art, and celebration. The evening includes a program with photographer Len Prince and Terre

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    Learning to Look Tour: Shine On: Nurses in Art

    April 10
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Slow Art Day

    April 11

    CMA is excited to again host Slow Art Day. A global all-volunteer event, Slow Art Day strives to help more people discover for themselves the joy of l

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    Open Studio

    April 11
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Check out the ways artists play in the Big Idea Gallery, and then challenge your friends and family with inventive games of your own design.Fans o

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    Connector 26

    April 11
    1:00PM-4:00PM

    Chris Greathouse and visitors will remix, hack, and mutate action figures and dolls to create original toys. Design custom packaging and buy, sell, or

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    Roaming Docents

    April 11
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: Visitor's Choice

    April 11
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    April 12
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Family Adventures Tour

    April 12
    2:00PM

    Share ideas, laugh, and play games during this docent-guided  experience. Your family team may embark on a scavenger  hunt, imagine yourselves insid

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    Jefferson Signature Series

    April 12
    3:00PM

    Jefferson Academy of Music presents the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet featuring Quartet for the End of Time composed by Olivier Massiaen while he was i

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    Fabric of Survival: Opening Reception and Lecture

    April 12
    5:00PM-7:00PM

    Join us for a reception starting at 5:00 pm with light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments in Derby Court. Bernice Steinhardt, the artist’s daughter,

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    Roaming Docents

    April 14
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Young Child Studios

    April 14
    10:30AM-12:00PM

    These hands-on workshops are for children ages 18 months to 5 years and a caregiver. Each unique session includes opportunities for families to explor

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    Roaming Docents

    April 15
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    April 16
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    April 16
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 17
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: Shine On Nurses in Art

    April 17
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

    Learn More

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    Open Studio

    April 18
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Check out the ways artists play in the Big Idea Gallery, and then challenge your friends and family with inventive games of your own design.Fans o

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 18
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: CMA Favorites

    April 18
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Learning to Look Tour: Visitor's Choice

    April 19
    1:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Columbus City Schools Day for Families

    April 19
    1:00PM-5:00PM

    In celebration of Artful Reading, our 5th grade partnership with Columbus City Schools, come enjoy a free day of fun, friends, family, and art. With s

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    Roaming Docents

    April 19
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    April 21
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Homeschool Workshop

    April 21
    1:30PM-3:30PM

    The GCAC exhibition is always full of new and unusual materials. Can you use these same materials to create your own work of art? Families can join

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    Roaming Docents

    April 22
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    April 23
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    April 23
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Learning to Look Tour: Visitor's Choice

    April 23
    6:30PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

    Learn More

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    Art Book Club

    April 23
    7:00PM

    Join Author Alison Leslie Gold, via Skype, and Nannette Maciejunes for a discussion of The Woman Who Brought Matisse Back from the Dead, a novel prese

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    Roaming Docents

    April 24
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Inside Story Tour: Shine On Nurses in Art

    April 24
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

    Learn More

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    Inside Story Tour: Shine On Nurses in Art

    April 24
    12:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

    Learn More

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    Open Studio

    April 25
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Check out the ways artists play in the Big Idea Gallery, and then challenge your friends and family with inventive games of your own design.Fans o

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 25
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

    Learn More

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    Learning to Look Tour: Old Masters Gallery

    April 26
    1:00PM

    Take a stroll through the galleries accompanied by a CMA docent and learn more about our collection and special exhibitions. Want to learn how to loo

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    Roaming Docents

    April 26
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

    Learn More

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    Family Adventures Tour

    April 26
    2:00PM

    Share ideas, laugh, and play games during this docent-guided  experience. Your family team may embark on a scavenger  hunt, imagine yourselves insid

    Learn More

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    Art Book Club

    April 26
    2:00PM

    Join Author Alison Leslie Gold, via Skype, and Nannette Maciejunes for a discussion of The Woman Who Brought Matisse Back from the Dead, a novel prese

    Learn More

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    Sparking Imaginations

    April 28
    1:00PM

    Sparking Imaginations is a tour designed for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia and their caregivers. This hour-long program provides

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 28
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Young Child Studios

    April 28
    10:30AM-12:00PM

    These hands-on workshops are for children ages 18 months to 5 years and a caregiver. Each unique session includes opportunities for families to explor

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    April 29
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Folk Art Pictures: Stitched and Woven

    April 29
    2:00PM

    Join Michael Hall, CMA Adjunct Curator of Folk Art, to examine the rich tradition of artistic expression in women’s needlework that, like the tapest

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    Roaming Docents

    April 30
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    April 30
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 01
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 02
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 03
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 05
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 06
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 07
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    May 07
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 08
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 09
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 10
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Mother's Day Brunch

    May 10
    11:00AM-2:00PM

    Make this Mother’s Day especially memorable by celebrating at the Columbus Museum of Art. The past two years it's been sold-out! Spend the day explo

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    Roaming Docents

    May 12
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Young Child Studios

    May 12
    10:30AM-12:00PM

    These hands-on workshops are for children ages 18 months to 5 years and a caregiver. Each unique session includes opportunities for families to explor

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 13
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 14
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    May 14
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 15
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 16
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 17
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 19
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 20
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 21
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    May 21
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 22
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 23
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 24
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 26
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 27
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 28
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    SURGE: public space, Drop-In Studio Time for Teens

    May 28
    4:00PM-8:00PM

    Columbus teens are welcome to join us for this drop-in program in a space designated just for them. Here, they can experiment with technology and art

    Learn More

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    Roaming Docents

    May 29
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 30
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    May 31
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    June 02
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    June 03
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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    Roaming Docents

    June 04
    1:00PM-3:00PM

    Initiate a conversation with one of CMA's trained guides. Get your questions answered, chat about a work of art, or be privy to an inside story.

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