CMA Stories

CMA stories offer a behind-the-scenes look at our artwork, our programs, our patrons, and our personalities.

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November 21, 2017

The CMA's Salviati Chandelier

“Chandeliers are marvels of drop-dead showiness, the jewelry of architecture.”

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November 20, 2017

ArtBreak: Psychology of the Creative Mind with Dr. Robin Rosenthal

Dr. Robin Rosenthal, professor of psychology at Columbia College, dives into the science of the creative mind in this ArtBreak.

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November 16, 2017

Letter from the President

R. Scott McClelland, President of the Board of Trustees

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November 16, 2017

Now On View: Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper

Catherine Walworth, Curator

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November 16, 2017

Now on View: Face Value: Artists’ Portraits by Alphonse van Woerkom

Will South, Chief Curator

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November 16, 2017

Meet the Staff: Executive Director Della Watkins

Executive Director Della Watkins joined the CMA on October 1, and she has taken off running!

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November 16, 2017

David and Goliath on Loan to the Met

Will South, Chief Curator

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November 16, 2017

Growing the Collection: A Glimpse into Early Charleston Life

Will South, Chief Curator

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November 16, 2017

Reflecting on Summer Camp Season 2017

Jackie Adams, Director of Education & Engagement

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November 16, 2017

Meet the Staff: Angi Fuller Wildt and the Development Team

We are excited to have Angi Fuller Wildt join the CMA as Chief Development Officer. So, we sat down with her to ask a few questions.

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November 13, 2017

November 2017 Arts & Draughts Photos

We had a blast at November's Arts & Draughts! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to join us.

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October 27, 2017

Face Value: An Interview with Alphonse van Woerkom

Portrait artist Alphonse van Woerkom talks about what inspires his work and the process of creating portraits of some of New York's most well-known

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October 13, 2017

ArtBreak: Artistic Poetry Revealed with Dr. Jeff Persels

University of South Carolina professor Jeff Persels discusses the poetry of Charles D'Orleans recreated by Henri Matisse in his art book Poèmes

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September 6, 2017

A Moment to Soar

We knew nothing about a mysterious lithographic portrait that I included in That '70s Show titled

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September 5, 2017

More Than a Home: The Influence of Mount Vernon

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August 29, 2017

Always Looking Up

The Eclipse in Renaissance Art with Dr. Anna Swartwood-House

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August 24, 2017

A Nice Surprise

Being a CMA docent comes with many wonderful surprises and benefits—sometimes completely unexpected.

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