Engage and Create

Explore your curiosity and practice your creative thinking skills with fun, playful activities and challenges inspired by works of art from the CMA’s collection. All experiences can be enjoyed from home. Check back weekly for more activities! 

Browse other peoples’ creations for inspiration with Visitor Art Gallery

Creative Challenges

Every week a new creative challenge tasks participants with using one household material to reimagine a selected artwork from the CMA’s collection. The assigned materials will be surprising, flexible, and widely accessible!

CMA Sketch

CMA Sketch challenges participants with a prompt to draw something inspired by the CMA’s collection. Prompts are open-ended and designed for all ages! Join in with your kids, friends, colleagues, or entire family to connect with CMA in a collaborative, virtual community.

Male Dog, 200 BC–AD 300. West Mexico, Colima, Comala style (200 BC–AD 300). Earthenware with burnished red slip, Overall: 39.5 x 20.8 x 47.8 cm. Cornelia Blakemore Warner Fund, 1964.37

Collection Connections

Explore your curiosity and creativity with fun, playful activities inspired by works of art from the CMA’s collection. Gather your family and dive into creative challenges, games, music, stories, and more—all from home. New themes, artworks, and activities will be added each week. Spark your imagination with Collection Connections, then share your creations using #CMAatHome! 

All education programs at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Education. Major annual support is provided by Brenda and Marshall Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Fortney, Florence Kahane Goodman, Eva and Rudolf Linnebach, and the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, the M. E. and F. J. Callahan Foundation, Char and Chuck Fowler, the Giant Eagle Foundation, the Lloyd D. Hunter Memorial Fund, Marta Jack and the late Donald M. Jack Jr., Bill and Joyce Litzler, the Logsdon Family Fund for Education, William J. and Katherine T. O'Neill, Mandi Rickelman, Betty T. and David M. Schneider, the Sally and Larry Sears Fund for Education Endowment, Roy Smith, Paula and Eugene Stevens, the Trilling Family Foundation, and the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art. 

The Cleveland Museum of Art is funded in part by residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

Education programs are supported in part by the Ohio Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Ohio and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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