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May 8, 2017

ReTooled Exhibition Crafts Beautiful New Narrative for Utilitarian Objects​

Groundbreaking 20th-Century Artists Illuminate the Subject of Tools with Wit and Wonder On view June 2 – August 27, 2017 Columbia, S.C . – The...

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March 3, 2017

The CMA Gets Surreal with the 2017 Gala, A Night in Wonderland

Largest Fundraiser of the Year Celebrates Dalí Exhibition

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. – Midnight

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March 1, 2017

Salvador Dalí Charms the CMA with Fantastical Fairy Tales

Exhibition to Feature Illustrations from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Don Quixote, and Hans Christian Andersen

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February 3, 2017

Columbia African-American Artist Debuts Powerful New Work at the CMA

Enduring Spirit: The Art of Tyrone Geter premieres Friday, March 3

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February 2, 2017

CMA Acquires Four Works of Art from REMIX Exhibition

Lecture and Reception Thursday, February 16 | 6:00 p.m.

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December 27, 2016

Lynn Robertson Appointed as Interim Director of Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia, S.C. – Lynn Robertson, former executive director of the McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina, has been a

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November 29, 2016

Brosius to Leave Columbia Museum of Art for New Philanthropic Opportunity

Search Firm to Be Hired

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November 17, 2016

Downton Abbey Jeweler Coming to the CMA

Sunday, December 4 | 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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September 30, 2016

Academy Award-Winning Film Costumes Coming to the CMA

Featuring the Glamour and Artistry of Cinematic Couture

CUT! Costume and the Cinema premieres November 18

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September 8, 2016

CMA Exhibition Features the Art of Toulouse-Lautrec

On View through December 4, 2016

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June 24, 2016

Catherine Walworth Joins the CMA Curatorial Team

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Walworth, Ph.D., to Curator.

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May 27, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama to present the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to the Columbia Museum of Art on June 1 at the White House

Free community celebration to be held on Saturday, June 4

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May 26, 2016

Exhibition Shares Last Look at Gullah Life

Daufuskie Memories opens May 27 

Photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe visits the CMA on June 2

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April 28, 2016

National Grant Awards Support REMIX: Themes and Variations in African-American Art

This groundbreaking exhibition earns the support of national funders who support scholarship and community engagement.

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April 19, 2016

Columbia Museum of Art Announced as a 2016 Recipient of Nation’s Highest Honor for Museums and Libraries

National Medal for Museum and Library Service Recognizes the CMA’s Community Contributions

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April 15, 2016

Free All Around Town Arts Education Outreach Program for Lexington and Orangeburg County Students Offered by the CMA

Support from the South Carolina Arts Commission, Norfolk Southern Foundation, and Dr. Suzan D. Boyd & Mr. M.

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March 14, 2016

Verner Award given to Columbia Museum of Art

The 2016 Governor’s Awards for the Arts Recognize Outstanding Achievement and Contributions to the Arts in South Carolina

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February 23, 2016

Columbia Museum of Art selected as National Medal Finalist for Museum and Library Service

The CMA is one of 15 museums from around the nation to be selected for the nation’s highest honor recognizing community contributions and impact f

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January 22, 2016

African-American Artists Explore History, Identity, and the Image at the Columbia Museum of Art

REMIX: Themes and Variations in African-American Art premieres February 5

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September 24, 2015

CMA Chamber Music on Main Launches 14th Season

Acclaimed concert series returns on October 29, 2015

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