Spend Mother’s Day at CMA

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*Artwork: ‘Sunflowers in a Windstorm’ by Emile Nolde, 1943
Photo Credit: Columbus Museum of Art

Spend Mother’s Day at CMA!

Celebrate Mom at the Columbus Museum of Art today by exploring the galleries, dropping in on a guided tour, or treating Mom to a festive brunch. All guarenteed to make her day!

For brunch reservations, please call 614-629-0325


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 exploring the galleries and enjoying a relaxing lunch in Derby Court. Adults – $35 • Special Member Price – $30; Children 12 and under – $15 • Special Member Price – $12 

For reservations, please call 614.629.0325 (Space is Limited). Valet parking available.

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Pecha Kucha: Movemeber #31

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Have you heard of Pecha Kucha?

Pecha Kucha is about sharing passion and creativity, and is not a forum for sales pitches, commercial presentations, or self-promotional material.

Pecha Kucha Columbus aims to provide a voice and a platform to local creative people and organizations that are doing interesting, extraordinary things to make our city better. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps — just about anything, really — in the PechaKucha 20×20 format.

Join us!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

from 6:00pm – 9:00 pm

at the Columbus Museum of Art 

Guests will have access to CMA’s galleries throughout the evening. CMA will have alcoholic beverages available for sale to patrons who are 21 and older. Free parking is available in the museum parking lot and the State Auto lot just east of the museum. Carpooling and bicycling are encouraged.

Each speaker will follow the international Pecha Kucha format of showing 20 images and speaking about each image for 20 seconds.

November 13th Pecha Kucha Emcee is Timothy Wolf Starr, Founder, Small Business Beanstalk, Director of Development at the Gateway Film Center.

Presenters include:

  • Bryan Loar and Andrea Dixon: The Secret World of Special Libraries
  • Carlyn Lynch: connection, creativity & cubicles
  • Dan Montour: Improv in the Language Classroom
  • Cory Chan-Frederick: Snips and Snails and Puppy-dogs’ Tails: This is what I’m made of
  • Alexis Perrone: Four Horsewomen of the Apocalypse
  • Ryan Newman: (IN)Security
  • Rae Reed: Why I Rise
  • Andrew Lundberg: Franklinton: Resident Artist’s Perspective
  • Adam Grosshandler: The Art of the Road
  • Norman Ai: symptoms and side effects

Read more about Pecha Kucha: Columbus

Get those LEGOS back out! It’s time to create!

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The 2014 Lego Design Challenge, presented by the Center for Creativity at the Columbus Museum of Art, is a design competition that promotes the creative and original use of LEGO bricks!

Anyone is eligible to participate in the 2014 LEGO DESIGN CHALLENGE, but all finalists must be able to transport their designs to and from CMA on the designated dates. And by anyone, they mean anyone! All ages, as well as groups, are able to submit!

BUT, the deadline for submission is OCTOBER 17!

Those wishing to submit their unique, LEGO-based artwork, are asked to respond to the following challenge:

In The LEGO Movie, the characters explore a wild variety of imaginary worlds made of LEGO bricks. Help us imagine a new Columbus! What building, structure, or mode of transportation does a new Columbus need? Be a Master Builder and make something with LEGO bricks for our new Columbus.

Guidelines, you gotta have ’em:

  • The design must be built on a LEGO baseplate measuring 10”x10”
  • The design may not exceed 10” W x 10” L x 24” H

Judging will be based on:

  1. Creative application of LEGO bricks
  2. Imaginative design and concept
  3. Difficulty of execution

Wake up your inner child for this one, folks! Let Columbus speak to you, and get your creative juices flowing! Find out more here!