Ambassador Circle Events & Programs

Members of the CMA Ambassador Circle enjoy access to unique programs throughout the year. 

Thursday, October 11 – Sessions Soiree
Hawk Galleries
153 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215
6:30 – 8:30 PM – $20 per person 

After-hours reception and tour at Hawk Galleries in the heart of downtown Columbus, featuring an exhibition of works by contemporary glass artists Peter Bremers and Tobias Mohl. Founded in 1986, Hawk Galleries represents major artists working in glass, painting, sculpture, metal and wood.


Sunday, November 11 – Living Legacy Conversation with Professors David C. Driskell and Curlee C. Holton
Columbus Museum of Art
2:00 – 4:00 PM – Complimentary 

David C. Driskell, renowned artist, art historian, collector, and curator, will be joined by artist and Executive Director of the David C. Driskell Center, Curlee C. Holton, to present a conversation highlighting Driskell’s legacy as an artist, scholar, and cultural historian.

This event is presented as part of the series “The Living Legacy National Speaking Tour”, organized by the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland and provides an exclusive opportunity to learn about the contributions of Professor Driskell and African-American artists, to the country’s artistic history and the American art canon.


Thursday, December 13 – Sessions Matinee
Scioto Country Club
2196 Riverside Drive
Columbus, OH 43221
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM – $35 per person 

Holiday luncheon at Scioto Country Club featuring remarks on the Harlem Renaissance exhibition plus a preview of what’s coming to the museum in 2019 by CMA Chief Curator David Stark.


Saturday, February 9 – Coffee with the Curator: Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrechts Museum
Columbus Museum of Art
3:00 – 4:00 PM – Complimentary 

A behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrecht Museum, an exhibition of treasures from the Golden Age of Holland. See how everyday life in the Netherlands is brought to vivid life with the pairing of great paintings and actual, historic objects depicted inthem, from ne porcelain and silver to ice skates, pipes, and helmets. Tickets available in 2019.

Thursday, May 9 – Sessions Soiree at Home of Nannette V. Maciejunes
Granville, OH
6:30 – 8:30 PM – $20 per person 

Personal tour and reception at the home of CMA Executive Director Nannette V. Maciejunes featuring her collection of American art, from folk art to works by leading 20th century and contemporary painters, sculptors and printmakers from Ohio and across the country. Tickets available in April 2019.

Saturday, June 22 – Coffee with the Curator: Alice Schille
Columbus Museum of Art
3:00 – 4:00 PM – Complimentary 

Hear about the making of the exhibition of Alice Schille (1865–1955), the great turn-of-the-century master of watercolor whose life and career took her from her hometown of Columbus, Ohio to Europe, South America, and Africa. A survey of Schille’s remarkable works reveals her skill in capturing the lives and environments of everyday people, at home and abroad, in her distinctive, Impressionistic style. Tickets available in 2019.

Contact Bethany Simms, membership coordinator, at 614.629.0344 or with questions or for more information on upgrading your membership.