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WednesdayApril 2
Gladys' Gang: Jazzy Japan! 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys' Gang: Jazzy Japan!
Join us for this exciting new series! Participants (ages 2-5) 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 a gallery visit, story time and a creative studio activity. Registration required as space is limited.
    Register

    Cost:

  • FREE
    Registration required as space is limited
  • Ages:

  • 2-5
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FridayApril 4
Baker & Baker: Art of Music: Best Loved Operas in the WorldHappy hour 6:00 p.m. | Concert 7:00 p.m.Baker & Baker: Art of Music: Best Loved Operas in the World
Come out to the CMA to enjoy an evening of arias sung by the Palmetto Opera. Artistic Director, Walter Cuttino, will lead the conversation on how Western opera by many European composers, such as Puccini, Verdi, and Wagner influenced the Japanese style of operatic music. Cuttino is currently the Artistic Director for the Palmetto Opera, Conductor of Mastersingers, and is an Associate Professor of Voice at the USC School of Music. The Palmetto Opera is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing grand opera to our capital and state and increasing recognition of the outstanding opera talent in South Carolina. Galleries will be open. $40/ $30 for members and $5 for students. Cash bar.
SaturdayApril 5
CDL Presents Runaway Runway: A Recycled Fashion ShowHappy Hour 7:00 p.m. | Show 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.CDL Presents Runaway Runway: A Recycled Fashion Show
The Columbia Design League's annual Runaway Runway blends design and sustainability into a fun fashion extravaganza. Designers re-imagine trash into creative fashion treasures and compete in an entertaining fashion show.

For more details and ticket information, click here.
SundayApril 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.
MondayApril 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.
TuesdayApril 8
About Face Drawing SessionPortrait Drawing: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing: 7:15 - 9:15 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:

  • $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students
ThursdayApril 10
Champagne and Pearls: an Evening with MikimotoDoors open at 6:00 p.m. | Lecture at 6:15 p.m. Reception to follow.Champagne and Pearls: an Evening with Mikimoto
Join the CMA and Sylvan's Jewelers for an evening with the world's foremost purveyor of the finest in pearl jewelry, Mikimoto. Enjoy a champagne reception after Aaron C. Reed, senior vice president at Mikimoto (America) Ltd., shares the story of one man's quest to uncover the secret of an iconic gem of nature-the cultured pearl. Kokichi Mikimoto followed his vision to "adorn the necks of all the women of the world with pearls." Today, Mikimoto is synonymous with the pearl and recognized internationally as a symbol of excellence. Explore the history of the cultured pearl and the unique craft that blends talent, discipline, and artistry. A trunk show follows the lecture.
FridayApril 11
Gallery Tour: Japan and the Jazz Age1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour:  Japan and the Jazz Age
A guided tour of the exhibition, Japan and the Jazz Age, offers insight into age of Art Deco during the inter-war period of Japan. Free with membership or admission.
SaturdayApril 12
Slow Art Day10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Slow Art Day
One day each year people all over the world visit local museums and galleries to look at art slowly. Participants look at five works of art for 10 minutes each and then meet together over lunch to talk about their experience. That’s it. Simple by design, the goal is to focus on the art and the art of seeing. Free with membership or admission.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
Film: Between The FoldsNoonFilm: Between The Folds
Between The Folds chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and intrepid scientists who abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees- all to forge unconventional lives as modern day paperfolders. The film paints an arresting portrait of the remarkable artistic and scientific creativity that fuels this ever-changing art form, fusing science and sculpture, form and function, ancient and new.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
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SundayApril 13
Passport to Art: Animals OrigamiNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Animals Origami
Learn to fold paper this way and that way to create origami animals in this FREE monthly open studio program for families! Enjoy a themed family tour at 1:00pm, 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.
MondayApril 14
Spring Break Workshop:
Lions, Tigers, and Cranes: Oh My!
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Spring Break Workshop: Lions, Tigers, and Cranes: Oh My!
During this workshop, students will create their own art menagerie! Painting, drawing and forming their favorite animals inspired by the temporary exhibition, Japan and the Jazz Age! This workshop is open to ages 6 to 9.

Spring Break workshops engage kids in hands-on learning and spark creativity! Drop-off begins at 9:45 am. Please bring a brown bag lunch each day.
    Register

    Cost:

  • $90/72 for Dual/Family Members
Spring Break Workshop:
Precious Plumes: From Peacocks to Pegasus
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Spring Break Workshop: Precious Plumes: From Peacocks to Pegasus
During this two-day workshop, students will travel through the galleries learning about CMA’s winged creatures! In the studios, students will make their own clay creation and learn printmaking techniques. Open to ages 10 to 12.

Spring Break workshops engage kids in hands-on learning and spark creativity! Drop-off begins at 9:45 am. Please bring a brown bag lunch each day.
    Register

    Cost:

  • $90/72 for Dual/Family Members
TuesdayApril 15
Homeschool Days at the CMA: Japan and the Jazz Age1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Homeschool Days at the CMA:  Japan and the Jazz Age
Homeschool Days at the CMA is designed especially for home-schooled children ages 4 and up and their parents. This program combines an exploration of the galleries and a studio project.

Each child is $5.00 and parents are free. Register early as enrollment is limited! Pre-registration is required for all programs.

Parents are responsible for the care and supervision of children.
    Register

    Cost:

  • Each child is $5 and one adult per family is free. Each additional adult is $10.
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About Face Drawing SessionPortrait Drawing: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing: 7:15 - 9:15 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:

  • $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students
ThursdayApril 17
Indie Grits presents of Montreal8:00 - 11:00 p.m.Indie Grits presents of Montreal
The Indie Grits Festival, the Columbia Museum of Art, and The Whig are proud to bring of Montreal to Columbia for the first time in over six years! Fresh off their October release of Lousy with Sylvianbriar, of Montreal is touring across the United States in the coming months and they will surely shake the art in the CMA. Joining of Montreal at the CMA will be the up and coming band, Mood Rings, out of Atlanta, GA. This indie pop group has gained national recognition and a mass of faithful followers for their luscious, ethereal jams. Also getting in the act, local indie punk band, FK MT, is gonna start this party with a bang!

For tickets and more information, visit indiegrits.com

Advanced ticket sales end at midnight on 4/16.
This is an all ages event. Upon exit, there will be no re-entry into the event for those under 21 years old.
No backpacks or outside food or drink will be allowed in the CMA
FridayApril 18
Gallery Tour: Japan and the Jazz Age1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour:  Japan and the Jazz Age
A guided tour of the exhibition, Japan and the Jazz Age, offers insight into age of Art Deco during the inter-war period of Japan. Free with membership or admission.
CMA Jazz on Main: East Meets West: Jazz Under the Influence of the Orient!Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main: East Meets West: Jazz Under the Influence of the Orient!

Jazz has always pulled inspiration from every corner of the globe. On April 18th Jazz at the Museum and the Noel Freidline Quartet travels to the farthest corner of the earth, pulling from the rich tradition of the Far East. "East Meets West" will explore jazz under the influence of the Orient. Selections include highlights from Dave Brubeck's "Jazz Impressions of Japan,"Horace Silver's "Tokyo Blues," and Duke Ellington's "Far East Suite," as well as Japanese themed compositions by jazz legends Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, Django Reinhardt and Cal Tjader.

The evening will also feature jazz interpretations of Japanese classics such as "Sakura," 1963's "Sukiyaki," as well as the classic "Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence" by famed Japanese film scorer Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Also featured will be selections from the Eastern inspired "Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio" by Claude Bolling. Charlotte Symphony flautist Amy Orsinger will be the featured soloist on this crossover classic, which combines the best of the classical and jazz world.

TuesdayApril 22
About Face Drawing SessionPortrait Drawing: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure Drawing: 7:15 - 9:15 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:

  • $10 / $8 for members / $5 for students
WednesdayApril 23
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

SundayApril 27
7th Annual Greater Columbia Record FairNoon - 5:00 p.m.7th Annual Greater Columbia Record Fair
Record enthusiasts from across the East Coast will be selling a variety of LPs, 45s, CDs, and DVDs. Records of all types, common to ultra rare, are represented. DJ'd by the Greater Columbia Society for the Preservation of Soul. Enjoy a pop up beer garden on Boyd Plaza brought to you by The Whig, and KC’s Hot Dogs.

    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.
TuesdayApril 29
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.

Jeewon Park, piano
Yosuke Kawasaki, violin
Edward Arron, cello

Bach Sonata No. 3 in E Major for Violin and Keyboard, BWV 1016
Shostakovich Trio in e minor, Opus 67
Mendelssohn Trio in d minor, Opus 49
WednesdayApril 30
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.