The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Union

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Plan a visit to the Columbia Museum of Art in Lake Murray Country while this exhibit lasts! The Ironic Curtain features artists who worked under political repression in the decades just before the fall of the Soviet Union, making “official” art by day and their own experimental art in secret. The results are wild and darkly […]

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Free First Thursday at the CMA

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Looking for something to do in Lake Murray Country, enjoy free admission and extended hours at Columbia Museum of Art, located Downtown Columbia courtesy of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Plus, head to the galleries at 6:30 p.m. to chat with our friendly docents about the art you see.

Free
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Tour and Tasting Notes from the Underground

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Enjoy a guided tour of The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Underground. Afterward, sample wine expertly paired with works from the exhibition and explained by Danielle Robinson of Advintage Distributing. Includes light refreshments. Please register to reserve your spot. If you are coming with a group of friends, please email [email protected] to be seated with one another.

$50.00
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Outdoor Film Screening: White Nights

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

In celebration of The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Underground, join us on Boyd Plaza for an outdoor screening of one of Curator Catherine Walworth’s favorite films. White Nights (1985) transports us back to the mid-eighties, when the Soviet Union was still in existence and a powerhouse on the world stage. Far into the northern hemisphere, the […]

$10.00
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Rasputin’ on the Ritz

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Drag Queen Ebony Wood leads guests on a subversive gallery tour through The Ironic Curtain: Art from the Soviet Underground and an art project. Registration required as space is limited to ensure physical distancing; includes take-home goodie bag.  

$25.00
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Arts & Draughts

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

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 and enjoy The Ironic Curtain in its closing weekend in an evening that invites you […]

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30 Americans

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Drawn from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, 30 Americans features an incredible “Who’s Who” list from among the most acclaimed Black artists of our time, including Nick Cave, Glenn Ligon, Lorna Simpson, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley. There is no one monolithic experience represented by these African American artists; this exhibition offers an intersectional series of […]

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