Walk With Art


Walk with Art

CMA is here for you wherever you are. We are committed to sparking curiosity, inciting empathy, creating connection, inspiring hope, and reminding all of us of our shared humanity through art and culture. Scroll through this selection of videos to design your own walk with art experience.

Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson Home Studio Tour

Take a closer look into the beloved Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson’s home and renovation

Wed @ 2 Wyeth and Cadmus: Dance, Music, and Male Muses

Dr. Amanda Burdan, curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, joins Dr. David Stark, chief curator, in an online conversation about Jamie Wyeth’s portraits of Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, currently on view in the Ross wing.

Visit London’s National Gallery with Ann Dumas

CMA’s European Curator Ann Dumas has arranged a special treat! Ann, who lives in London, will take us via Zoom on an Art Escape to see her favorite paintings at the National Gallery. Though she will be joining us from London, she will be able to answer your questions through the magic of Zoom.

Wednesdays@2: Folk Art Road Trip

CMA’s Adjunct Curator of Folk Art Michael Hall gives a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition Folk Art Road Trip.

Art After Stonewall Tour with Nina West

Thank you to our friend Nina West, for conducting this tour of Art After Stonewall, 1969 1989 in support of the Columbus Museum of Art.

Wednesdays@2: Ohio Art and Artists

Columbus Museum of Art Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes and Chief Curator David Stark talk about works by Ohio artists now on view in Museum galleries.

Wednesdays@2: Dreamers and Doers: Newark at the Turn of the Last Century

This program introduces audiences to an exhibition presented jointly at two locations: CMA and The Works, a history and science museum in Newark, Ohio. The exhibition is titled No Mere Button-Pressers: Clarence H. White, Ema Spencer, and The Newark Camera Club. It provides a glimpse into a thriving group of amateur photographers active in Newark in the late 19th-century.

Wednesdays@2: Aminah Robinson & the Spirit of Home

Take a behind-the-scenes tour via Zoom of the newly renovated home studio of Columbus artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson and see how the restoration has captured Aminah’s spirit and at the same time created a warm, comfortable space where artists can live and work. Home was sacred for the artist, who wrote: “Whenever I leave home to visit in another place, I carry in my soul the spirit of home.” Carole Genshaft, curator-at-large, and Deidre Hamlar, consultant, lead the tour and also serve as co-curators for the upcoming exhibition, RagginOn: The Art of Aminah Robinsons House and Journals. 

Wednesdays@2: The Artists’ Eye: CMA’s Modern Art Masterpieces

Chief Curator David Stark presents a virtual walkthrough of newly reinstalled CMA permanent collection highlights. Take a fresh look at your favorite masterpieces of European and American painting, including iconic works by such artists as Monet, Matisse, OKeeffe, Bellows, Lawrence, and Motley. Works are grouped according to thematic content: portraits, cities and towns, the world at war, and views of nature. See how great artists of the late 19th and early 20th century presented time-honored themes in bold, innovative styles, such as Impressionism, Cubism, and Expressionism, which often shocked contemporaries.

Wonder Room Reimagined

Explore the Wonder Room in CMA’s Center for Creativity and hear artist Jeila Gueramian, fashion designer Kelli Martin and artist Susie Underwood talk about their artworks.

CMA is here for you wherever you are. We are committed to sparking curiosity, inciting empathy, creating connection, inspiring hope, and reminding all of us of our shared humanity through art and culture. Scroll through this selection of videos to design your own walk with art experience.

A conversation with Nannette Maciejunes & Ann and Ron Pizzuti

In autumn 2019, the Museum presented Driving Forces: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Ann and Ron Pizzuti, a celebration of the first year of the Pizzuti Collection building and programming joining forces with CMA. The first exhibition to span both CMA locations, it is also the largest exhibition of work ever shown from the Pizzuti’s private collection. Hear Ann and Ron Pizzuti talk about the exhibition, their collection and their legacy of contemporary art in Columbus and beyond.

Conserving Old Master Prints

Get a behind-the-scenes view of the conservation of old master prints that are part of CMA’s collection

Botanical Wonders

Nannette Maciejunes and Donna Wasserstrom discuss Donna and Rodney Wasserstrom’s gift to CMA and the exhibition Botanical Wonders, featuring quilts from the Wasserstrom’s collection, which are now part of CMA’s permanent collection.

The Photo League and McCarthyism: Interviews with Erika Stone, Vivian Cherry, George Zimel, Robeccah Lepkoff, Arthur Leipzig and Ida Wyman.

CMA houses one of the largest collections of photographs by The Photo League. Guided by a belief in the transformative power of photography, the Photo League took to the streets in the 1930s and 1940s to record the effects of poverty, war, racial inequality, and social injustice. The Photo League artists produced a powerful body of work before being disbanded by the politics of McCarthy-era America.

Artist Ed Piskor

Ed Piskor is a graphic artist and cartoonist who was awarded a graphic novel residency by CMA in 2013. Each year, CMA, along with our partners, seeks graphic artists from outside Columbus who demonstrate an experimental approach to creating comics and graphic novels for a residency is designed to provide an opportunity to develop a work-in-progress and to exhibit work at CMA.

Artist George Tooker

George Tooker is an American figurative painter who received a National Medal of Arts in 2007. CMA featured his work in an exhibition in 2009 entitled George Tooker: A Retrospective and houses in our collection, among others, Tooker’s paintings Lunch, 1964 and Cornice, circa 1949.

Artist Evan Penny

Evan Penny is a sculptor known for works that range from lifelike and hyperrealist to distorted or stretched. His human forms are created out of silicone, pigment, hair and aluminum. Penny’s sculpture, Back of Kelly, 2005, is part of CMA’s collection. In 2007, CMA presented Currents: Evan Penny, the artist’s first museum exhibition in the United States.

A conversation with artists Aminah Robinson and Faith Ringgold

Aminah Robinson was known for art inspired by the African concept of Sankofa, understanding the past in order to go forward. Faith Ringgold is an artist, painter, writer, sculptor and performance artist, best known for her narrative quilts.

Who is Aminah Robinson?

Known for art inspired by the African concept of Sankofa, understanding the past in order to go forward, Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson lived and worked in Columbus, Ohio, until her death in 2015.

Artist Robert Buck

In 2016, Pizzuti Collection featured the exhibition States of America: Robert Beck/Robert Buck. In 2018, as part of their transformation gift to CMA, Ann and Ron Pizzuti donated 35 Robert Buck’s from their private collection to CMA. This feature includes Buck responding to the diverse social and cultural changes in today’s world and a tour of the artist’s studio on the lower east side of Manhattan.

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