CMA Stories

The Open House school visited CMA recently to learn about our exhibition, Scale: Possibilities of Perspective. Teaching Artist Ciara Ruddock led the group through the gallery... Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created their own drawing portfolios, exciting special effects, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of June 25 - 29. Read more

Summer Art Colony campers created their own video games, exciting animal animations, and more. Check out photos and videos from the week of June 18 - 22. Read more

As the school year comes to a close, so does our semester of Young Artist Kollective, our after school mentorship program for tweens age 12 - 15. This spring, YAK tweens have been busy learning various techniques and experimenting with process based work. Read more

We will be creating mixed media wired sculptures inspired by Adejoke Tugbiyele in Fine Arts, upcycling animations in the Media Lab, exploring the beats of West Africa in the Sound Booth and more! Read more

We will be creating colorful doorways inspired by Haiti’s Jalouzi community in Fine Arts, sculpting the coral reefs of Haiti in the Clay Bar, creating Compas inspired music in the Sound Booth and more! To get us ready for the festival, here are 6 fun facts about Mereng... Read more

We will be creating constellation-styled maps inspired by contemporary Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili in the Fine Arts Studio, sculpting the animals of Morocco in the Clay Bar, creating Gnawa inspired music in the Sound Booth and more! To get us ready for our musical creations in the Sound Booth, here are six fun facts about Gnawa music... Read more

How-To: Yarn Animals

We are bringing you a new How-To Tuesdays! Today we are sharing how to make fuzzy yarn animals! Read more

Throughout the festival we will be creating layered mixed media art inspired by Shahzia Sikander in Fine Arts, remixing Pakistani Pop in the Sound Booth, sculpting the fauna of Pakistan in the Clay Bar, and more! To get us ready to dance to our creations in the Sound Booth, here are six fun facts about traditional Pakistani dances... Read more

How-To: Eco-Friendly Puppets

We are bringing you a new How-To Tuesdays! Today we are sharing how to create eco-friendly puppets. Read more

How-To: H is for Helmet

We are bringing you a new How-To Tuesdays! Today we are sharing how to turn the letter "H" into a sports helmet. Read more

Join us on Sunday, February 11 for a celebration of the culture of Taiwan. Taiwan has a rich Indigenous history that is still widely celebrated by its people. To learn more about Taiwan’s unique culture, check out these fun facts. Read more

How-To: Map Paper Garland

We are kicking off a new year of How-To Tuesdays! Today we are sharing how to create a miniature clothesline. Read more

British artist Ian Berry created The Secret Garden to be a place of wonder and imagination. Each detail is created from layers and layers of denim. Read more

6 Fun Facts About Bebop

On Sunday, January 28, the spirit of the legendary Savoy Ballroom will fill the museum with an interactive dance presentation by The Harlem Swing Dance Society. To get ready for the dance workshops, check out 6 fun facts about bebop, a style of music that came out of Harlem. Read more

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