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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.

Have you ever played Telephone — when someone whispers in your ear and you pass the message along? The game…
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Water is Life: Finding the ripples, swirls, and other inspiration from the water Water is the single most necessary element…
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I step out of the disrupting circumstances of life to make art. I find making art helps me heal. O.K.…
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Ema Spencer was born to Dr. Benjamin Franklin Spencer and his wife, Susan Porter Spencer, in the Licking County village…
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Use magazines, old calendars, construction paper, and similar items to replicate the brush work of Impressionism.  …
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Making a cake is an art of its own.  We construct it out of a sponge cake base like a…
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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. 

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.

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.

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.

Virtual Social Distance Gallery 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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Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989

Missed the Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 exhibition opening? Watch the Art after Stonewall opening talk with curator Jonathan Weinberg. We’re also bringing you behind the scenes peeks from the exhibition. In this first 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.

Creativity at Home

Imagine, connect, and cultivate your creativity at home.


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.

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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.

Recreate Famous Art:

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

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Want to get involved?

Here are ways you can support CMA and Pizzuti Collect of CMA.

Become a member and help fuel creative expression and ignite cultural curiosity.

Donate and provide critical support for our exhibitions and performances, diverse offering and
imagination-expanding learning experiences that benefit children, youth, adults and families throughout our
region. *IMPORTANT: Because of the Federal Stimulus Package, you are able, for 2020, to receive an extra tax deduction on gifts up to $300 if you do not normally itemize your contributions (that is, you do not donate in excess of the standard deduction).

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