CMA Stories

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

CMA chats with the Climate Museum, the first museum in the U.S. dedicated to the climate crisis, about their public programming for children and families, how to talk to children about climate change, and their strategy for engaging visitors of all ages. Read more

Former CMA exhibiting artist Shane Aslan Selzer took part in Triangle Arts’ residency this summer on Governors Island. Learn about how having her son at work with her taught her about the value of collaborative art projects, how to use experiential play to engage school-age children with exhibitions, and the importance of nonviolent communication for children and adults alike. Read more

As our CIVICKIDS campaign comes to a close, we met with our Governors Island neighbor play:groundNYC to discuss self-directed play, learning from our mistakes, and the benefits of a creative environment in dealing with difficult conditions. Read more

Learn all about Teaching Artist Sofía del Mar Collins! Read more

Read on to hear Teaching Artist Tahmina Norin Sharmin's thoughts on art and civic engagement. Read more

Teaching Artist Zack Filkoff discusses the role of an institution in fostering civic engagement, his photography practice, and more! Read more

Teaching Artist Larkin Grimm shares her thoughts on how art can impact civic engagement. Read more

Teaching Artist Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario teaches complimentary colors to RESTART, our arts education program for children living in transitional housing. Read more

Meet Teaching Artist Yiran Guo!

Yiran Guo joins the staff as a Fine Arts Teaching Artist! Get to know her below. Read more

Meet Teaching Artist Carmen Lucia!

CMA caught up with Teaching Artist Carmen Lucia to discuss the role of art education and her artistic process. Read more

Jacob Hicks is a Texas-born oil painter that reinterprets art historical portraiture to evaluate personhood, objectification, and iconography. Learn about his practice below! Read more

On April 27 + 28, Teaching Artist Ciara Ruddock leads a gallery workshop as part of CMA's Artist In Residence program. Learn more about Ciara and her work! Read more

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