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Because the Museum values and cultivates experiences, creativity, and relationships, you can count on us to continue to bring you great art with great experiences for everyone – wherever you may be.

Now more than ever, we need creativity and connection. CMA values the role artists play in society to imagine, question, connect, and explore. Join us online as we experiment with new ways of virtually gathering, cultivating creativity and play, and building community resilience and connection together.

CMA News

Visit the CMA blog for news and creative inspiration.

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Reginald Marsh American, 1898 - 1954 Hudson Bay Fur Company, 1932 Egg tempera on muslin mounted to particle board. Museum…
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Artist Dorothea Tanning once said, "Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity..."  …
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By now you’ve probably heard of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead; the sugar skulls, the skeletons,…
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This year as the Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the Day of the Dead, we asked CMA Member Stella Villalba…
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Duarte uses a younger version of himself to tell the story of how he navigates through the creative community. Young…
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We are always getting great ideas from our visitors, like this one shared by our docent Wendy Johnson. A while…
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explore art online

Explore Art Online

View more than 3,500 works of art from CMA’s collection from the comfort of your own home. Find more CMA favorites here such as Edward Hoppar, Jacob Lawrence, Edgar Degas and Honoré Sharrer. 

Walk With Art

CMA is here for you wherever you are. Scroll through this selection of videos to design your own walk with art experience. Our popular Curator and Wednesdays @ 2 talks are added regularly.

#MyCMAStudio & Studio in a Box

Check out weekly #myCMAStudio creative challenges you can do from the comfort of your own home. Need more inspiration? Try Studio in a Box, CMA’s version of a creative art-making subscription box. And join us for weekly online Studio Workshops, an enriching way to virtually support creative thinking and social connections.

Columbus Museum of Art Zoom Backgrounds

Conduct your next Zoom meeting or Happy Hour from inside a Monet painting and other works of art with these free downloadable Zoom backgrounds from Columbus Museum of Art’s permanent collection.

Creative Happy Hour

Craving social interaction? Grab your favorite drink, and invite a friend to join you virtually, while we make art, and socialize during these monthly Creative Happy Hours. Each month will feature a different theme to inspire your creation of DIY postcard art from recycled materials.


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Art Book Club

Join CMA Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes for virtual version of Art Book Club exploring books about art and artists. Every Art Book Club includes a conversation with Nannette followed by group discussion, and sometimes, even a pop in from the author.

Learn at Home Resources

Check our these virtual creativity challenges for online instruction, and more from Jason Blair, Columbus Museum of Art’s first teacher-in-residence. For more about creativity challenges, including downloadable lists of prompts, check out CMA’s Making Creativity Visible resources site.

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Home Art

CMA Home Kitchen: Get Creative in the Kitchen with Chef Laura

Get creative in the kitchen with peach cocktails, a special recipe for Spring Berry Pie, Summer Ribs and more from CMA Executive Chef Laura Richmond. Watch and read on the blog.

Social Distance Tour

Check out writer Scott Woods’ Social Distance gallery tour. Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes goes behind the scenes of the Folk Art Road Trip installation, and Executive Assistant Director, Director of Learning and Experience Cindy Foley shares ideas from the Center for Art and Social Engagement on how we can stay connected during the age of social distancing. Plus get a sneak preview of a new Wonder Room installation.


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Recreate Famous Art: Homemade Masterpiece Challenge

Recreate your favorite works of art and take the #homemademasterpiece challenge.
And check out some of our favorite #HomemadeMasterpieces.

Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989

Missed Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989? Watch the Art after Stonewall opening talk with curator Jonathan Weinberg, check our the Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 online virtual exhibition  or watch this Art after Stonewall behind-the-scenes video Pizzuti Family Curator of Contemporary Art and Head of Exhibitions Tyler Cann talks about how artists responded to the AIDS public health crisis.

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