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SundayFebruary 10
Passport to Art: Love BugsNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Love Bugs
Create your own valentines in this monthly open studio program for families. Enjoy a family tour at 1:00 p.m. or take a self-guided tour of the CMA. Supported by SCE&G.


  • Free
Family Gallery Tour 1:00 p.m. Family Gallery Tour
This free, 45-minute guided and interactive tour explores the world of art in a way that can be enjoyed by all family members. Discover the CMA in a new way and learn how to talk about art with your children. Supported by SCE&G.


  • Free
Baker & Baker Foundation presents: Art of Music: Opus Two Performs George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess 3:00 p.m.Baker & Baker Foundation presents: Art of Music:  Opus Two Performs George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
Opus Two performs works by George Gershwin, one of America’s most popular and iconic composers. In honor of the 75th anniversary of Gershwin’s death in 1937, violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock perform Jascha Heifetz’s arrangements from Gershwin’s landmark folk opera Porgy and Bess. Through engaging commentary, Terwilliger and Cooperstock explore Gershwin’s groundbreaking contribution to American music. In addition, SC dancer Barbara Howse-Diemer’s Porgy and Bess interpretation is featured on film.


  • Free.
ThursdayFebruary 14
CMA Chamber Music on MainDoors at 6:00 p.m.
Concert at 7:00 p.m.
CMA Chamber Music on Main

Celebrate this romantic day in style! Artistic director Edward Arron is joined by his wife, pianist Jeewon Park, as well as violinist Tessa Lark as they perform works by Bach, Haydn, Pärt and Schubert. The concert begins promptly at 7:00 p.m., so make your dinner reservations accordingly!

J.S. Bach: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004
Pärt: Mozart-Adagio for Piano, Violin and Cello (1992)
Haydn: Piano Trio in A-flat Major, Hob. XV:14
Schubert : Piano Trio in E-flat Major, D. 929

Jeewon Park, piano
Tessa Lark, violin
Edward Arron, cello

Tickets will be mailed two weeks prior to concert.

Impressionism from Monet to Matisse will be open from 6-7 when the doors open.

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  • Date Ticket (Includes two tickets): $60 / $50 for members
    Single Concert:
    $40/$30 for members
    Students: $5
SaturdayFebruary 16
Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse
A guided tour of the exhibition Impressionism from Monet to Matisse offers insight into the artists and their works.
SundayFebruary 17
Film: Art 21 Episode 3 History3:00 p.m.Film: Art 21 Episode 3 History
Art 21 Access ’12 is an international screening initiative created to increase knowledge of contemporary art, ignite dialogue and inspire creative thinking. The third episode, History, features Glenn Ligon, Marina Abramović and Mary Reid Kelley who play with historical events, explore and expose common assumptions about historic truths, and create narratives based on personal experiences. This event is produced in collaboration with Art21, Inc., a non-profit contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public worldwide.


  • Free
WednesdayFebruary 20
Columbia Design League's Meet the Designer: 2012 Runaway Runway6:00 p.m.Columbia Design League's Meet the Designer: 2012 Runaway Runway
Get up close and personal with the 2012 Runaway Runway outfits and learn about the designer’s concept and construction process. From a gown made of old phone books to a Cyborg Lolita dress made of recycled computer parts, these creations range in theme and materials and are wild eco-friendly fashions that elevate green awareness through good design.
FridayFebruary 22
Floral Demonstration by Something SpecialNoonFloral Demonstration by Something Special
Something Special florist Grant Lorick creates arrangements in the CMA that are inspired by the exhibition, Impressionism from Monet to Matisse.
SaturdayFebruary 23
About Face Face Off8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.About Face Face Off
South Carolina artists draw and paint portraits of one another in a head to head, single-elimination competition. The judged competition consists of four rounds, each lasting 90 minutes. Artists 18 and older are invited to enter and are randomly paired, each painting or drawing the other’s portrait in their medium of choice. First place prize is $500, and second place prize is a $250 gift certificate to City Art. Third place prize is a $25 gift certificate to the Museum Shop and a collection of exhibition catalogues.

Official rules and registration forms available here or by calling 803.343.2208.


  • $30 entry fee. Free to watch the competition.
Mosaic Teacher Workshop Day9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Mosaic Teacher Workshop Day
Arts workshops held at at the CMA for teachers k-12. Educators choose from sessions in drama, visual arts, dance, media literacy and music.

Visit our educator page to register now!

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch from Spotted Salamander. Call 803.343.2215 for more information.
Film: Art of the Western World1:00 p.m.Film: Art of the Western World
Art of the Western World presents works within a religious, intellectual and social context. Host Michael Wood, along with a team of international art experts, provides the ultimate guided tour through two millennia of creative genius. Part one, An Age of Reason, An Age of Passion, shows how the playful fantasy and provocative subjects of the Rococo style gave way to strict rationalism. Striving for individual expression, Romantic painters Goya, Gericault, and Delacroix demonstrated a range of styles and subjects. Part two, A Fresh View-Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, features the first giants of the modern age from Courbet and Manet to the Impressionists Monet, Degas and Renoir. It also showcases the masters of Post-Impressionism, van Gogh, Cézanne, Seurat and Gauguin. 114 minutes.
Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse
A guided tour of the exhibition Impressionism from Monet to Matisse offers insight into the artists and their works.