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.
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 25
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.
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 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
FridayNovember 7
Arts & Draughts7:00 - 11:00 p.m.Arts & Draughts
Art, drink, and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from The Whig, musical performances, D.I.Y. art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts, and unique perspective tours through the CMA collection. Sponsored by The Whig, WXRY, and Free Times. $8 / $5 for members / join or renew your membership that night and get in for free.

    Cost:

  • Members: $5 / Non-members: $8
FridayNovember 14
CMA Jazz on MainDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main
Enjoy this exciting series of amazing, hot jazz performances, under the artistic direction of internationally renowned band leader Noel Freidline, in the elegant setting of the DuBose-Poston Reception Hall.

Presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina
WednesdayDecember 10
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
Phillip Bush, piano
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Nicholas Cords, viola
Edward Arron, cello

Music
Haydn Piano Trio in A Major, Hob. XV:18
Dohnànyi Serenade in C Major for String Trio, Opus 10
Brahms Piano Quartet in A Major, Opus 26
ThursdayJanuary 15
CMA Jazz on MainDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main
Enjoy this exciting series of amazing, hot jazz performances, under the artistic direction of internationally renowned band leader Noel Freidline, in the elegant setting of the DuBose-Poston Reception Hall.

Presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina
TuesdayFebruary 10
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
Gilles Vonsattel, piano
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Bella Hristova, violin
Edward Arron, cello

Music
Beethoven Piano Trio in c minor, Opus 1, No. 3
Stravinsky Suite from L'histoire du Soldat for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Debussy Sonata for Violin and Piano
Weber Grand 'Trio' Concertant for Clarinet, Piano and Cello (arr. Todd Palmer)
TuesdayMarch 10
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
Adam Neiman, piano
Maria Bachmann, violin
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Edward Arron, cello

Music
Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F Major for Piano Quartet, D. 487
Adam Neiman Serenade for Violin and Piano (2013)
Saint-Saëns Piano Quartet in B-flat Major, Opus 41
Dvo?ák Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 87
SaturdayMarch 21
2015 Gala: A Fair to Remember7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.2015 Gala: A Fair to Remember
On Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. to midnight, the Columbia Museum of Art will transform into a dazzling themed party celebrating the exhibition, Seeking the Ideal.
FridayApril 17
CMA Jazz on MainDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main
Enjoy this exciting series of amazing, hot jazz performances, under the artistic direction of internationally renowned band leader Noel Freidline, in the elegant setting of the DuBose-Poston Reception Hall.

Presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina