Art Activities

  • Get your name written in Arabic calligraphy by Hala A. of Barakah Crafts, inspired by Reverent Ornament.
  • "Stick" it to the patriarchy what’s up at the subversive paper doll station inspired by the women artists in Our Own Work, Our Own Way
  • Take a scavenger hunt in the CMA galleries. 
  • Take a Unique Perspective Tour of Reverent Ornament with Iranian American artists Nakisa Beigi and Mina Rastgartalab Tabrizi and Bangladeshi American creative and digital marketer Sabah Kadir
  • Check out live screenprinting by Screened Out Printers of the official Arts & Draughts T-shirt. Shirt design by Nick Puza.

Community Stations

  • After gaining inspiration from the outstanding prints in Forward Together, try your hand at printing your own designs at the screenprinting station led by the students of USC Screenprinting. 
  • Drop by the Columbia World Affairs Council station to test your knowledge of Islamic art and geography, inspired by Reverent Ornament.
  • Check in with FemmeX Columbia and see what their mission brings to our great city, featuring South Carolina artists in their curated space and activities inspired by women artists of Our Own Work, Our Own Way.

Broadcast Yourself

Speak on the CMA’s Binder Podcast — sit down for a short interview to share what you love most about the CMA, art, and of course Arts & Draughts.


The Draughts

Enjoy beer and wine from Weco Bottle & Biergarten featuring select brews from Creature Comforts Brewing