COLUMBUS, OH, April 1, 2014 - The Columbus Museum of Art is hosting its fifth Columbus City Schools Day for
Families on Sunday, May 4, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.
For more than forty-five years, CMA and Columbus City Schools have
collaborated to ensure that every CCS student has a dynamic museum experience.
In celebration of this longstanding relationship, CMA is inviting CCS students
and their families to enjoy the Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris
1880-1910 and The Art of Matrimony: Thirty
Splendid Marriage Contracts from The Jewish Theological Seminary Library exhibitions,
the Center for Creativity and Wonder Room, family tours, CCS student art
display and musical performances, and gallery games. This event is free.
“Providing a space that
nurtures and encourages creativity is an important aspect of everything we do
at the Museum,” said CMA Executive Director Nannette Maciejunes. “Our
partnership with CCS allows us to be a valuable resource for the community.”
“Arts education is one of
the most important areas of child development,” said Dr. Dan Good,
Superintendent/CEO. Creativity is
required in business, computer science, medicine, and engineering, and our
student’s education is greatly enriched by our partnership with Columbus Museum
of Art and the resources they provide to enhance those critical thinking
established in 1845, is the state of Ohio’s largest school district, serving
the needs of more than 51,000 students in 114 schools. The District is under
the leadership of superintendent, Dr. Dan Good, and a seven-member board of
education. The mission of Columbus City Schools is that each student is highly
educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a
citizen in a global community.
The Columbus Museum of Art creates
great experiences with great art for everyone. The Greater Columbus Arts
Council, Nationwide Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, and the Charlotte R. Haller,
Lewis K. Osborne, and Robert B. Hurst funds of The Columbus Foundation provide
ongoing support. CMA and the Museum Store are open Tuesday through Sunday from
10:00 am to 5:30 pm, and until 8:30 pm every Thursday. The Palette Express
is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am
to 3:00 pm. Museum admission
is $12 for adults; $8 for seniors and students 17 and older with valid id; $5
for students 6 - 17; and free for members and children 5 and younger. Admission
is free for all on Sundays. CMA Free Sundays presented by Arts Alive is made
possible through a grant from PNC Foundation.
For additional information, call
614.221.4848 or visit www.columbusmuseum.org.
Columbus Museum of Art Contact:
Columbus City Schools Contact:
D. Bryant, 614.365.5680
Office of Communications and Media Relations
270 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215