Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
WORTH THE DRIVE
How To Go
What: Columbus Museum of Art
Where: 480 E. Broad St., Columbus
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays
Parking: Free parking located in the lot behind the museum.
Admission: Free on Sundays. $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 60 and older and students 18 and older with ID, $5 for students 6-17, free for members and children age 5 and younger. Sponsoring members of the Dayton Art Institute are admitted free with their membership card.
Other special features: The Museum Store is open during regular hours. The Palette Cafe serves sandwiches, soups and salads and is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saurday and Sunday. Family drop-in programs — called lst Saturdays — are held monthly and include a hands-on art activity, interactive gallery activity and a live performance. The program is free with admission. The next session is from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.
For information: (614) 221-6801 or www.columbusmuseum.org
About this feature
Worth the Drive spotlights destinations across the region that would make a great day trip that are worth your time and money. If you have any suggestions for places you’ve been that we should check out, please send an email to Meredith Moss at Meredith.Moss@CoxInc.com.
About the museum’s connectors
Some examples of the ways the Columbus Museum of Art is working to create a connection and interactive experience between visitors and the art.
“Find a work of art that intrigues you. How would you title this work of art?”
“Find a work of art that intrigues you. How would you describe this work of art to someone to whom you are talking on a cell phone?”
“Find a work of art that intrigues you. If you could give this work of art as a gift, to someone, to whom would you give it?”
“Find a work of art that intrigues you. What song or music would best accompany this work of art?”
— Questions from some of the colorful conversation cards available in the Columbus Museum of Art galleries