The CMA Contemporaries present Interstellar Soiree

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Don your most elegant celestial attire for the Columbia Museum of Art's Contemporaries’ annual fundraising ball, the Interstellar Soirée. Spend the evening underneath the stars while inside the museum with local favorite DJ Preach Jacobs as you and your friends dance the night away to your favorite tunes. Grab a libation from Twist Bartending as well as […]

$100 – $150.00
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Free First Thursday at 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.

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22 South Carolinians Salon Series Kick-off at CMA

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Join us as we kick off this series to highlight the artists of 22 South Carolinians through conversation to learn more about their practices and concepts. Drop by to explore the topic of Afrofuturism and its influence on the creative practice of featured artists from the show. Going strong for several decades, Afrofuturism explores the connections […]

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Free First Thursday at 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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More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series With Dr. Tony McNeill

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

The Columbia Museum of Art will launch the More Than Rhythm series with The Heritage Celebration Chorale, an aggregation of choral music educators, enthusiasts, and vocal artists from the Carolinas and Georgia, and experience a sampling of diverse sacred choral textures that exist in the Black sacred music tradition. Led by Dr. Tony McNeill, they offer […]

$20.00
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CMA Chamber Music on Main

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Happy hour at 6:00 p.m. | Concert at 7:00 p.m. | Galleries open during happy hour The season finale of Columbia Museum of Art Chamber Music on Main brings a special treat along with it, a special composition and world premiere of Six-Mile House for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano by contemporary American composer, conductor, […]

$35 – $42.00
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CMA Chamber Music on Main

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

The season finale of CMA Chamber Music on Main brings a special treat along with it, a special composition and world premiere of Six-Mile House for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano by contemporary American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Turner. A two-time EMMY® nominee, Turner has won the Music + Sound Award, the International Documentary […]

$42.00
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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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More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series Featuring Mimi Jones

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Galleries and bar open at 6:00 p.m. For Jazz Appreciation Month, More Than Rhythm focuses on America’s first global pop style. Guest artist Mimi Jones speaks with series host Dr. Birgitta Johnson and assistant professor of jazz at UofSC Dr. Colleen Clark about the vibrant roots and genre-merging futures of jazz before Jones and her band takes […]

$10 – $20.00
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Restoration: A Concert Film

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

Join us for a free screening of Restoration: A Concert Film (2020), created by Lowcountry hip-hop due Native Son in collaboration with Acres of Ancestry Initiative / Black Agrarian Fund. Restoration: A Concert Film explores Southern Black agrarian stories of self-determination, land ownership, and folkwit; amplifies ongoing struggles for restorative land justice in this country including […]

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More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series Featuring Benny Starr

Columbia Museum of Art 1515 Main Street, Columbia

For the third program of the More Than Rhythm series, we invite SC Lowcountry native and consciousness-raising hip-hop artist Benny Starr. After a sit-down with host Dr. Birgitta Johnson, the recent US Water Alliance Artist-in-Residence performs with a full band to help celebrate Black Music Month.   Contemporary topics, lyrical imagery, and live instrumentation have long been […]

$10 – $20.00
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