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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.
WednesdayOctober 1
Gladys' Gang: Twisted Trees10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Gladys' Gang: Twisted Trees
Join us for this popular series! Gladys’ Gang is a free, early childhood arts and literacy program for ages 2-5 that focuses on preparing children for kindergarten. Using art as a guide, children and their adult caregivers enjoy story time in the galleries followed by a hands-on art project in the CMA studios. The program is held the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. This month’s theme is trees! Enjoy story time in our galleries and then create your own 3-D trees in the studios. Registration required as space is limited. Free.
SundayOctober 5
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 6
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. Must be 18 or older to participate. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $12 / $10 for members and $5 for students.
SundayOctober 12
Passport to Art: Monster MasksNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Monster Masks
Come get your Passport to Art and create your own spooky monster mask! This free drop-in studio program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. After spending time in our open studios, explore our galleries at your own leisure or join us for the family tour at 1:00 p.m. Free.

    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 14
About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and Figure DrawingPortrait Drawing | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing | 7:15 - 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. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $10/$8 for members and $5 for students. Includes both sessions.
WednesdayOctober 15
Evening for Educators4:30 - 6:30 p.m.Evening for Educators
Evening for Educators is a free event at the CMA for all South Carolina educators. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet colleagues, enjoy light appetizers and libations while previewing exhibitions and upcoming programs, enjoying gallery talks, and creating works of art. Professional development renewal credit forms available. Join CMA Chief Curator Will South for an overview of the Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera exhibition. “Without thinking too much about it in specific terms,” said Norman Rockwell, “I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.”

    Cost:

  • Free.
ThursdayOctober 16
Members' Opening Party Celebrating Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Members' Opening Party Celebrating Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
Join us for the members-only exhibition opening. Individual membership admits one. All other levels admit two. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. No early entry. RSVP by Friday, October 10, by calling 803-799-2810 or visiting columbiamuseum.org. RSVP early as space is limited. Cash bar. $5 Valet parking. Sponsored by the City of Forest Acres.
SaturdayOctober 18
Film: Norman RockwellNoonFilm: Norman Rockwell
His glorious and direct paintings of everyday life celebrate an idealized view of America, but behind these simple images was a complicated man. 50 minutes. Free with membership or admission.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
Gallery Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
A guided tour of the exhibition, Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera offers insight into the creative process of the iconic American illustrator.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
SundayOctober 19
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.
Ed Madden and Ray McManus Book Launch2:00 - 4:00 p.m.Ed Madden and Ray McManus Book Launch
Poetry with a Punch! Celebrate the launch of two books of poetry out this year by South Carolina writers Ed Madden and Ray McManus. Nest, by Ed Madden, was published by Salmon Poetry of Ireland. Punch, by Ray McManus, was published by the award-winning Hub City Press in Spartanburg. Join us for readings by both writers, food, drinks, book signing, and books for sale. Free.

    Cost:

  • Free.
MondayOctober 20
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. Must be 18 or older to participate. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $12 / $10 for members and $5 for students.
TuesdayOctober 21
CinéColaGalleries open at 6:00 p.m.
Screening at 7:00 p.m.
CinéCola
CinéCola is a community-wide French and Francophone Film Festival, which originated from a collaborative desire to bring recent French and Francophone films to South Carolina in an effort to promote the French language and the cultural diversity of the Francophone world. The festival committee is composed of dedicated faculty from the French Program at the University of South Carolina and the Modern Languages Division at Columbia College.

Gabrielle : Gabrielle is a young woman with Williams syndrome who has a contagious joie de vivre and an exceptional musical gift. Since she met her boyfriend, Martin, at the recreation centre where they are choir members, they have been inseparable. However, because they are "different," their loved ones are fearful of their relationship. As the choir prepares for an important music festival, Gabrielle does everything she can to gain her independence. As determined as she is, Gabrielle must still confront other people's prejudices as well as her own limitations in the hope of experiencing a love far from the "ordinary." Screening is followed by a Q & A and reception. $10 / Free to Museum members and students with a valid ID.

    Cost:

  • $10 / Free to Museum members and students with a valid ID.
ThursdayOctober 23
The Art of Giving: Inspiring Generosity with Barbara Bonner4:00 - 6:00 p.m.The Art of Giving: Inspiring Generosity with Barbara Bonner
Join the Columbia Museum of Art and Central Carolina Community Foundation for our planned giving series, “The Art of Giving,” with special guest speaker Barbara Bonner, author of Inspiring Generosity. This inspirational book includes the stories of 14 remarkable men and women who have changed both their own lives and the lives of others through their generosity, along with poems and quotes from inspired thinkers and philosophers like William Shakespeare, Winston Churchill, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others. Inspiring Generosity has received accolades from around the world, including praise from President Obama, President Clinton, and Pope Francis. Ms. Bonner will give a talk on what she has learned about true generosity by working with philanthropists throughout her life, followed by a reception and book-signing. This event is free, but registration is required as space is limited. This is a partnership program with the Central Carolina Community Foundation. Make your reservation today at columbiamuseum.org or by contacting Brenna Cawthorn-Keating at 803-343-2206 or Brenna@columbiamuseum.org.

    Cost:

  • Free. Registration is required.
SaturdayOctober 25
Gallery Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
A guided tour of the exhibition, Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera offers insight into the creative process of the iconic American illustrator.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
Spooktacular Night at the CMA5:00 - 9:00 p.m.Spooktacular Night at the CMA
Come have a ghoulishly good time at the fourth annual “Spooktacular” family fun event. As darkness falls, the Museum transforms with ghosts, bats, pumpkins, art stations, sweet treats, and more! Make sure to wear your costume as you embark on a spooky gallery tour. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Laboratory as he conducts some exciting experiments. And at the stroke of 7:00, enjoy a performance by the band Lunch Money. Sponsored by The Junior League of Columbia and the City of Forest Acres. Admission is free with a canned good donation to Harvest Hope Food Bank.

    Cost:

  • Free with canned good donation to Harvest Hope Food Bank.
SundayOctober 26
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 28
About Face Drawing Session: Portrait and Figure DrawingPortrait Drawing | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing | 7:15 - 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. Mondays: $12 / $10 for members / $5 for students. Tuesdays: $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students. Includes both sessions.

    Cost:

  • $10/$8 for members and $5 for students. Includes both sessions.
ThursdayOctober 30
CMA Chamber Music on MainHappy Hour 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. Edward Arron on cello, Jeewon Park on piano, and Tessa Lark on violin perform compositions by Mozart, Kodàly, and Schumann.

    Cost:

  • $40 / $30 members / $5 Students / Season Tickets $170 / $130 members.
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.

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

Music
Mozart Piano Trio in B-flat Major, K. 502
Kodàly Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7
Schumann Piano Trio in d minor, Opus 63
FridayOctober 31
Artist Salon: Ed MaddenNoonArtist Salon: Ed Madden
This series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects, topics, and disciplines. Ed Madden, USC Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, discusses the American family and the Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera exhibition.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.