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TuesdayOctober 1
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure DrawingPortrait: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure: 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $10 or $8 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older. Cost covers both sessions.
WednesdayOctober 2
Gladys' Gang: Monster Madness! 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys
Participants and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape and texture. This FREE monthly program includes story time and a creative studio activity related to the theme.

In the galleries, young artists (ages 2-5) will learn all about hidden animals and creatures and in the studios they will “shape” their very own monster.
    Register Now!

    Cost:

  • FREE
    Registration required as space is limited
  • Ages:

  • 2-5
ThursdayOctober 3
Members' Opening Party celebrating Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage7:00 - 9:00 p.m.Members
Join us for the members-only exhibition opening celebration. Individual membership admits one. All other levels admit two. If you are an individual member and want to bring a guest, upgrade your membership here. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. No early entry. RSVP by Friday, September 27. RSVP early as space is limited.
Cash bar. $5 Valet parking.
FridayOctober 4
Pilgrimage Opening Day LectureNoonPilgrimage Opening Day Lecture
CMA Curator Victoria Cooke gives an illustrated lecture on the work of Annie Leibovitz.

RSVP by Friday, September 27, by calling 803.799.2810.
RSVP early as space is limited.
SaturdayOctober 5
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage11:00 a.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
SundayOctober 6
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
MondayOctober 7
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older.
ThursdayOctober 10
Question Bridge Blueprint Roundtable6:00 p.m. at Richland LibraryQuestion Bridge Blueprint Roundtable
Friends of African American Art and Culture (FAAAC) of the Columbia Museum of Art, in partnership with the Sumter Gallery of Art and the Richland Library present the Question Bridge: Black Males, a transmedia art project that seeks to represent and redefine Black male identity in America. Through video mediated question and answer exchange, the project instigates conversation among Black men across the geographic, economic, generational, educational and social strata of American society. Question Bridge provides a safe setting for necessary, honest expression and healing dialogue on themes that divide, unite and puzzle black males in the United States. For more information visit questionbridge.com.

    Cost:

  • FREE
FridayOctober 11
Salon Luncheon: Kathleen RobbinsNoonSalon Luncheon: Kathleen Robbins
Join Kathleen Robbins as she discusses her influences and shares insight into her photographic process in relation to the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage. Robbins, associate professor of art, coordinator of the photography program and affiliate faculty of southern studies at USC was recently featured in Garden & Gun. Robbins' gallery talk will be followed by a 3-course lunch with wine, prepared by Chef Ryan Whittaker of 116 Espresso and Wine Bar. Each course will reflect in food either a piece in the collection or its artistic influence on Chef Ryan.

Want to attend just the salon talk? It's free with membership or admission.


Menu

City Roots Mizuna and Snow Pea Greens Salad with Pickled Daikon

Thai Peanut Wil-Moore Farms Chicken Breast with Coconut Jasmine Rice and Stir Fried City Roots Bok Choy

Coconut, White Chocolate, and Ginger Bread Pudding
SaturdayOctober 12
Film: Life through a LensNoonFilm: Life through a Lens
This acclaimed film traces the arc of famed photographer Annie Leibovitz's life, her aspirations to artistry and the trajectory of her career. Directed by her sister, Barbara Leibovitz, this probing and personal film depicts the key phases that shaped Annie's life and work, including her childhood, the tumultuous 1960s and her transition from Rolling Stone to Vanity Fair, as well as her most significant personal relationships, including motherhood. At its center are bountiful, insightful and even playful interviews with her most famous subjects, mentors and colleagues that reveal the evolution of one of world's most influential visual artists. 83 minutes.
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
SundayOctober 13
Passport to Art: Noodle Skeletons!Noon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Noodle Skeletons!
Create your own spooky skeleton made of noodles in this FREE monthly open studio program for families. Plus enjoy a themed family tour at 1:00 p.m. or take a self-guided tour of the Museum.

    Cost:

  • Free
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
TuesdayOctober 15
CDL Presents: Urban Design and Creative Placemaking in the Capital CityCocktail hour begins at 6:00pm
Discussion begins at 7:00pm
CDL Presents: Urban Design and Creative Placemaking in the Capital City
What does it take to go from historic to modern? Timing, passion and synergy. Enjoy an evening examining when creative placemaking and historic preservation collide with the Columbia Design League. Hear from historic preservationists Fred Delk and Richard Burts, and South Carolina Arts Commission Executive Director Ken May in a panel discussion moderated by Historic Columbia's John Sherrer to find out what is on the horizon for Columbia's urban design front. Free for CDL members / $10 for non-members.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure DrawingPortrait: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure: 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $10 or $8 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older. Cost covers both sessions.
ThursdayOctober 17
Conversation with Harriet Tubman descendants Valerie Ross-Manokey & Charles Ross3:00 p.m.Conversation with Harriet Tubman descendants Valerie Ross-Manokey & Charles Ross
In conjunction with the opening of the Harriet Ross Tubman in South Carolina exhibition at Benedict College, The Friends of African American Art and Culture of the Columbia Museum of Art have partnered with the Ponder Gallery of Benedict College to present a conversation with exhibiting artists and Tubman descendants, Valerie Ross-Manokey and Charles Ross of Dorchester County, Maryland.

The program will be held in Fine Arts Little Theater on the campus of Benedict College. It will be moderated by Dr. Patricia Williams Lessane, director of the Avery Research Center of African American History and Culture in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Gallery is located in Henry Ponders Fine Arts building on the campus of Benedict College 1600 Harden St, Columbia, SC. Call (803) 253-5000 or visit http://www.benedict.edu/ for additional information. Contact the gallery at email pondergallery@benedict.edu

    Cost:

  • Free
Great American Whiskey Fair6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: 701 Whaley Street
Great American Whiskey Fair
The Columbia Museum of Art is honored to be the non-profit partner for one of Columbia's most unique events, The Great American Whisky Fair! The Fair promises 400 guests the opportunity to mingle with whiskey creators from all over the country, ranging from distilling luminaries to small batch producers. The evening will also feature a cocktail competition between South Carolina-based bartenders, soul records spun by the GCSPS and a VIP area for special guests and private tastings. The balcony of the market building will be converted into a cigar veranda for the evening, with a local tobacconist on hand. Cajun-Creole fare will be served throughout the evening, provided by Bourbon, Chef Kristian Niemi's newest restaurant soon to open on Main Street. Sponsored by Jaguar of Columbia and Bourbon. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the CMA in support of our educational mission. $75 per ticket. Includes a complimentary tasting notebook and gift bag. Tickets and more information at ExperienceWhiskey.com.
John Richard Craft Leadership Award Celebration7:00 p.m.John Richard Craft Leadership Award Celebration
Join us for the annual John Richard Craft Leadership Award Celebration. This exclusive dinner honors an individual or couple who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the Museum. This is a membership benefit of Taylor Society and above.

To learn more about joining Taylor Society or to RSVP, please contact Becky Wych at 803.343.2210 or becky@columbiamuseum.org.
FridayOctober 18
Toro Y MoiDoors open at 8:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 9:00 p.m.
Toro Y Moi
Toro Y Moi, the electronic psych-pop act helmed by producer, singer and songwriter Chaz Bundick is touring in support of their third full-length release Anything in Return. Written and recorded in the wake of a cross-country move from Bundick’s longtime home here in South Carolina to Berkeley, CA, Anything in Return continues to garner critical praise:
“The strong Anything in Return, Mr. Bundick’s recently released third full-length album...is by far the most muscular of his work.” - New York Times

No bags other than purses will be permitted into the concert.

Tickets are on sale at Etix.com until 6PM on Friday, October 19.
SaturdayOctober 19
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
Spooktacular Night at the CMA 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.Spooktacular Night at the CMA
As darkness falls, the Museum transforms into a Spooktacular place filled with ghosts, art, music and goodies. Explore the galleries by taking a 'spooky'-themed tour and participating in a haunted gallery hunt, as well as creating Halloween art. Buy a burger for dinner from the Pawley’s food truck on the plaza. At the stroke of 7:00, enjoy a performance by Lunch Money followed by a trip to the Garden of Curiosities.

    Cost:

  • $20 per family / Free for members
SundayOctober 20
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
MondayOctober 21
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older.
TuesdayOctober 22
SPECIAL EFFECT : A Live Film by Peter Burr 7:00 p.m.SPECIAL EFFECT : A Live Film by Peter Burr
A cinematic mash-up staged as a live television show inspired by The Zone, the site of an unnamed cataclysm in Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 sci-fi film Stalker. The Zone is off-limits, forbidding and mysterious; but also pregnant with hope, for deep within the Zone, it is rumoured, there exists a room where wishes may be granted.

Presented by USC Media Arts and Art Education.

    Cost:

  • Free
SaturdayOctober 26
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
Baker & Baker Presents: Art of Music: Carolina Cellobration2:00 p.m. Baker & Baker Presents: Art of Music: Carolina Cellobration
Since their formation in 1981, the Jesselson/Fugo Duo of Robert Jesselson on cello and Charles Fugo on piano has been delighting audiences with their impeccable ensemble playing and the rich literature for cello and piano. Produced as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of the Jesselson/Fugo Duo, "Carolina Cellobration: New Music for Cello," includes works commissioned for the duo by six composers. The composers are current or emeritus faculty members of the School of Music at the University of South Carolina, where the duo is in residence. Composers Reginald Bain, Samuel Douglas, Gordon "Dick" Goodwin, Tayloe Harding, Bert Ligon and John Fitz Rogers each composed new work for cello and piano. All the composers are from the Carolinas.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
SundayOctober 27
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
TuesdayOctober 29
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure DrawingPortrait: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure: 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $10 or $8 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older. Cost covers both sessions.
ThursdayOctober 31
CMA Chamber Music on MainDoors at 6:00 p.m.
Concert at 7:00 p.m.
CMA Chamber Music on Main
Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron and intimately set in the Museum's gorgeous DuBose Poston Reception Hall.

Julie Albers, cello
Zvi Plesser, cello
David Requiro, cello
Edward Arron, cello

Arrangements and original works for two, three, and four cellos by J.S. Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Arvo Pärt and others.