Let us bring the CMA to you!
Learn more about art and make some of your own with the activities and videos here.
Walworth Wednesday Art Activities Art Around the Way Visions from India Virtual Family Fun Nights Interview with Philip Mullen Upcoming Virtual Events New Poetry from Ray McManus Behind the Scenes Interview with Joseph Norman How It's Done Black Is Beautiful Harlem South TAP Tours Art Talks It's Alive!
Walworth Wednesdays give you a deep dive into a work of art with your delightful curator Dr. Catherine Walworth, and through her eyes you’ll find yourself falling in love with art over and over again.
Art Around the Way
Looking for art outside the CMA? Art is all around!
Use this PDF to check out some objects from the CMA collection before trying to find some similar examples around town— just be sure you’re safely exploring, whether on foot, bike, or by car.
Visions from India
Learn about the exhibition online. (And come see it in person, too!)
Visions from India: 21st-Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection is on view through January 10.
Interview with artist Philip Mullen
Artist Philip Mullen talks about his art and his CMA collection piece, View.
Upcoming Virtual Events
08 / December
Virtual Panel Discussion: Activism and Art in India
Tuesday, December 8 | 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Facebook LiveIndia is an incredibly diverse country — religiously, linguistically, geographically, socially, and politically. The arts offer insight into all aspects of a culture, and artists encourage us to see things both as they are and how they could be. Join this panel of artists and scholars to discuss the use of various visual and performance arts to critique and lay bare some of the flashpoints in Indian politics, culture, and society.
10 / December
Virtual Lecture: Icons for a New Generation
Thursday, December 10 | Noon – 1:00 p.m. | Facebook LiveThroughout recent developments in India's political and cultural history, issues of industrialization, globalization, and social mobility have challenged definitions of identity. Contemporary artists working in India and abroad have attempted to navigate these changes, exploring both individual and collective responses to identity in their work. This lecture examines how Indian artists have utilized iconic cultural imagery to both challenge and confront these issues in contemporary society.
12 / December
Virtual Art Class: Geological Primer
Saturday, December 12 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | ZoomWith banded agates, rough quartz, and other colorful stones as guides, this interactive class combines close sensory observation of geological specimens with the act of mindful drawing. Students work with a range of wet and dry mediums and easily accessible techniques to explore each stone’s structure, texture, and color in close and intricate detail.
Interview with artist Joseph Norman
Joseph Norman sits down for an interview to discuss the processes and ideas that drive his artistic practice.
Black Is Beautiful
Learn more about Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite.
The exhibition closed September 6, but you can still explore it with Museum from Home activities online.
Harlem South: A View Through the Lens
Enjoy a jazz and theatrical performance of historical fiction chronicling the dynamics of African American life in Columbia, South Carolina, between 1920 and 1936 through the photography of Richard Samuel Roberts. Harlem South features acclaimed jazz musician Dr. Ron McCurdy in collaboration with Darion McCloud of NiA Company and the University of South Carolina School of Music. Presented by Baker and Baker Foundation.
This project is a collaboration with University of Southern California, NiA Theatre Co, University of South Carolina School of Music, USC Press, and the Friends of African American Art and Culture.
Learn more about It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art
from the Kirk Hammett Collection, which was on view February 15 - May 17, 2020.
Generous support provided by Art Bridges.