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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.

    Cost:

  • $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.
WednesdaySeptember 3
Gladys' Gang: Home Team10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys' Gang: Home Team
Explore the exhibition, Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection and make your very own mascot with construction paper. Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape, and texture during the Gladys’ Gang series. This program includes story time and a creative studio activity related to the art exploration theme.
FridaySeptember 5
Artist Salon: Virginia ScotchieNoonArtist Salon: Virginia Scotchie
This series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects, topics and disciplines. Ceramic artist and area of ceramics head at USC’s art department, Virginia Scotchie, will discuss her colorful spheres on display in the CMA’s Dubose-Poston Reception Hall.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
SaturdaySeptember 6
Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!
A guided tour of the exhibitions, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed and Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection offers insight into the works of Shelley Reed and the history of mascots for college sports teams found in selections from the Collection.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
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SundaySeptember 7
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.
MondaySeptember 8
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
About Face is a group of artists that share a figural model in the Museum’s studios. This group, representing a wide range of ages and abilities, offers a supportive and friendly atmosphere in which to hone artistic skills.* Participants must be 18 or older to participate.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
TuesdaySeptember 9
About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and Figure DrawingPortrait Drawing: 6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. Figure Drawing: 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and 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. Must be 18 or older to participate. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
FridaySeptember 12
CMA Jazz on Main: An Evening with Nelson RangellDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main: An Evening with Nelson Rangell
"Jazziz" magazine writes that Nelson Rangell is "an artist of depth, a master of song, and an improviser non pareil." The Times of London notes "his extraordinary facility on a range of instruments and his undoubted virtuosity," adding that Nelson is "one of fusion's most accomplished exponents."

Such praise is a confirmation of what contemporary jazz fans have known since the Denver based saxophonist emerged in the late 80s: that Rangell is one of the most exciting and diverse performers in the genre, equally adept at soprano, alto, and tenor saxophone, as well as being a genuine virtuoso on flute and piccolo.

Nelson Rangell will join the Noel Freidline Trio for an amazing evening of contemporary and straight ahead jazz.

Presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina
SaturdaySeptember 13
Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!
A guided tour of the exhibitions, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed and Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection offers insight into the works of Shelley Reed and the history of mascots for college sports teams found in selections from the Collection.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
  • Related Resources:

SundaySeptember 14
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.
MondaySeptember 15
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
About Face is a group of artists that share a figural model in the Museum’s studios. This group, representing a wide range of ages and abilities, offers a supportive and friendly atmosphere in which to hone artistic skills.* Participants must be 18 or older to participate.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
ThursdaySeptember 18
Contemporaries' Oktoberfest5:30 - 8:30 p.m.Contemporaries' Oktoberfest
The Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art proclaim Oktoberfest! Come and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, brats and beer.

    Cost:

  • $15 / Free for Contemporaries members
SaturdaySeptember 20
Film: Rivers and TidesNoonFilm: Rivers and Tides
Landscape sculptor Andy Goldsworthy is renowned throughout the world for his work in ice, stone, leaves, wood. His own remarkable still photographs are Goldsworthy's way of talking about his often ephemeral works, of fixing them in time.. Now with this deeply moving film, shot in four countries and across four seasons, and the first major film he has allowed to be made, the elusive element of time adheres to his sculpture. 90 minutes.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
SundaySeptember 21
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.
TuesdaySeptember 23
About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and Figure DrawingPortrait Drawing: 6:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. Figure Drawing: 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and 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. Must be 18 or older to participate. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
Community Gallery Opening6:00 - 9:00 p.m.Community Gallery Opening
As part of the Latino Month celebration, Palmetto LUNA, a non-profit organization promoting Latin@ arts and culture in SC, is proud to exhibit their second art show: ¡FUERZA! (Spanish for strength, force, and power). ¡Fuerza! is a Latin@-based art show that visually explores the connections between domestic violence and the underrepresented minorities in the United States through the lenses of a cadre of Latin@ artists based in South Carolina. Collaborative work by Piensa Art Company´s artists: Dre López, Sammy López, and Robert Chambers in association with artists Ashley Berendzen, Mariángeles Borghini, and Alejandro García Lemos.

Join us at the opening celebration for drinks, music, and possibly tango! Exhibition is on display in the first floor Community Gallery through November 30, 2014.

    Cost:

  • Free.
SundaySeptember 28
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.