CMA Stories

Add to your collection — or start a new one! — by purchasing from a selection of CMA artworks available on Artsy. Read more

Looking closely at works of art allows children to make observations and opens their imaginations to creatively interpret what they see. Read more

You may recognize Lucia Hierro's artwork from our current Home Sweet Home: Is a Home a Sanctuary? exhibition. Familiarize yourself with Lucia's artwork and try your hand at creating your own! Read more

For the month of February, we are highlighting museums and organizations that focus on community and identity as they relate to our current gallery exhibition, "Home Sweet Home: Is a Home a Sanctuary?" Read more

Artist Letha Wilson talks with CMA about her love for Joshua Tree National Park, her childhood in Colorado, and how she now considers her studio to be her "home." Read more

Would you eat bugs if it helped save our planet? CMA catches up with artists Jude Tallichet and Adam Chad Brody and learns how the humble cricket can change the world. Read more

Artist Todd Hido, known for his ghostly portraits of suburban homes, chats with CMA about Raymond Carver, spectral lighting, and what home means to him. Read more

Get to know artist Ann Toebbe, whose meticulously detailed paintings of home interiors provide endless fascination in our latest exhibition, Home Sweet Home: Is a Home a Sanctuary?, on view through May in the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery. Read more

6 Fun Facts About Crickets!

Follow your ears upstairs to CMA's Bridge to view our latest installation — a live cricket farm! Did you know that these tiny critters may hold the key to a sustainable food source for the future? Click through to find out why! Read more

On weekdays through the end of December, Teaching Artist Carmen Recio leads a Botanical Soft Sculpture workshop in the gallery, highlighting that home can be more than just the building we live in — home can be our daily surroundings and the natural world around us. Read more

Artist Tom Fruin, whose Color Study sculptures are on view in our latest exhibition, discusses discarded materials as tools for art-making, the importance of architectural scale, and his personal relationship between "home" and "quilt." Read more

Artist E.V. Day, whose exhibition at CMA closes this month, shares her thoughts on honoring her feminist heroes, how children can dismantle the glass ceiling, and the challenges and rewards of shattering glass in her studio. Read more

Throughout the month of October, nine CMA Teaching Artists will set up residence at our house on Governors Island to further develop their own studio practices. Meet the residents below and join them at open studios on Governors Island on Saturday, October 26! Read more

Artist Rico Gatson, whose new installation at CMA opens this month, shares his thoughts on using art to facilitate challenging conversations with children, his admiration of Billie Holiday, and his family's ongoing relationship with the museum. Read more

Artist Brian Dettmer is featured in our current exhibition, A Way With Words: The Power and Art of the Book. Learn more about his work! Read more

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