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Recurring Event Event Series: Arts & Draughts

Arts & Draughts at the Columbia Museum of Art

Friday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm



The Columbia Museum of Art’s signature event is back to mix things up once again with art, music, food, drink, activities, and more in Lake Murray Country. Revel with friends and community creatives from around the corner and across the state!

Save the date — celebrate spring at your favorite museum party! Enjoy beer from The Whig, live music, D.I.Y. art projects, scavenger hunts, unique perspective tours, and a variety of food vendors. Featured exhibitions include Our Own Work, Our Own Way: Ascendant Women Artists in the Johnson Collection and Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World.

Come frolic with your friends, community partners, and creatives from the booming Columbia cultural scene and beyond >> https://bit.ly/3L7cGn3

🔹 Dance to live music by Nashville’s Jive Talk, Athens’ Linqua Franqa, and Augusta’s DJ Lady Marauder, plus Greer’s The Planks in their last performance in Columbia
🔹 Sip on suds from Weco Bottle & Biergarten featuring select brews from Creature Comforts Brewing
🔹 Nosh on delicious delights from Falafel King, Los Chicanos, and Parabellum Mobile Eats
🔹 Stroll the open galleries, from the CMA Collection to exhibitions including Our Own Work, Our Own Way: Ascendant Women Artists in the Johnson Collection, Reverent Ornament: Art from the Islamic World, Forward Together: African American Art from the Judy and Patrick Diamond Collection, and Bullets and Bandaids: A Veteran Anthology
🔹 Take a Unique Perspective Tour of Reverent Ornament with Iranian American artists Nakisa Beigi and Mina Rastgartalab Tabrizi and Bangladeshi American creative and digital marketer Sabah Kadir
🔹 After getting inspired by the outstanding prints in Forward Together, try printing your own designs at the screen-printing station led by the students of USC Screenprinting
🔹 Get your name written in Islamic calligraphy by Hala A. of Barakah Crafts, inspired by Reverent Ornament
🔹 “Stick” it to the patriarchy at the subversive paper doll station inspired by the women artists in Our Own Work, Our Own Way
🔹 Broadcast yourself on the CMA’s Binder Podcast — sit down for a short interview to share what you love most about the CMA, art, and of course, Arts & Draughts
🔹 Drop by the Columbia World Affairs Council station to test your knowledge of Islamic art and geography inspired by Reverent Ornament
🔹 Check in with FemmeX Columbia and see what their mission brings to our great city, featuring South Carolina artists in their curated space and activities inspired by women artists of Our Own Work, Our Own Way
🔹 Go on a scavenger hunt in the CMA galleries
🔹 Check out live screen-printing by Screened Out Printers of the official Arts & Draughts T-shirt. Shirt design by Nick Puza
Become a CMA member at the door and get free admission!