CMA Stories- Collections Magazine

 

 

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December 30, 2016

From the Executive Director: Winter 2017

With heart in hand, I send to you all my gratefulness for your friendship and warmth to me throughout my thirteen years at the helm of the Columbia

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December 30, 2016

Meet the Staff: Cathryn Roys, Senior Manager of Major Gifts

As a military wife, adjusting to moves is expected, but it hasn’t been as common for our family as you might think.

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December 30, 2016

Now on View: CUT! Costume and the Cinema

Catherine Walworth, curator

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December 30, 2016

Connecting Communities with CUT!

Over the years, the CMA has partnered with Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF) as we work to make the Midlands more connected, vibrant, an

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December 30, 2016

The CMA Gets on Board

We sat down with Kerry Kuhlkin-Hornsby, CMA director of education & engagement, and Becca Hinton, CMA community programs manager, for a chat about...

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December 30, 2016

Above All Things, Beautiful

Karen Brosius, executive director

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December 30, 2016

CMA Acquires Four Works from REMIX

Will South, chief curator

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December 30, 2016

New Acquisition: Ancestral Spirit Dance #568

Chief Curator Will South discusses the philosophy behind the work of Willis "Bing" Davis in relation to the CMA's recent acquisition, Ancestral

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December 30, 2016

New Acquisition: Plantation Monopoly

Consulting Curator Porchia Moore discusses Colin Quashie's Plantation Monopoly, a tongue-in-cheek re-imagining of the popular board game.

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December 30, 2016

New Acquisition: The Liberation of Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben

Chief Curator Will South talks about the historical significance of breakfast food icon Aunt Jemima, and how artist Renee Cox has reinterpreted her

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December 30, 2016

New Acquisition: Speak No

Consulting curator Porchia Moore discusses Michaela Pilar Brown's piece Speak No, and its relationship with an art artifact from Nigeria.

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September 14, 2016

From the Executive Director: Summer 2016

As we enter the last weeks of summer and the beginning of the fall, I find the change of seasons awakens new energy and often new perspectives.

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September 14, 2016

Speaking with Photographer J Henry Fair

Will South, chief curator

On a beautiful March afternoon, I sat down with J Henry Fair in his fifth-floor walk-up on East 9th Street.

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September 14, 2016

Celebrating the CMA

When the Columbia Museum of Art first opened to the public in a historic home at the corner of Bull and Senate Streets on March 23, 1950, Columbia was a far different place than it is today.

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September 14, 2016

Spoken: Portraits in Black

Porchia Moore, consulting curator

Spoken: Portraits in Black, on view until September 25, is part of an exhibition program dedicated to showcasing works of art by African-American artists, primarily from the CMA’s collection, which changes approximately every three months.

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September 14, 2016

Arts Integration Goes on the Road

The Columbia Museum of Art’s commitment to providing arts education reaches beyond the central Midlands. 

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September 14, 2016

From Silence to Splendor: The Square Piano Returns

If the mention of a pianoforte conjures up images from works by Jane Austen and the Brontës, you’re not alone.

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September 14, 2016

Meet Curator Catherine Walworth

We are thrilled to have Catherine Walworth joining the CMA team.

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April 15, 2016

From the Executive Director: Spring 2016

Two of my favorite things to talk about are art and community.

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