06 / Thursday
Visions of the Monstrous-Feminine: A Horror Film SeriesDuring Free First Thursday at the CMA, take in a screening of short film Suicide by Sunlight (2018) in the CMA Theater. Filmmaker Nikyatu Jusu explores the racial and gender politics of vampirism through her character Valentina, a Black vampire able to “day-walk” in the sunshine due to the melanin in her skin.
23 / October
Public Tour: Carolina in the CollectionDiscover the rich artistic tapestry of South Carolina. See works by artists in our state and treasures that once adorned local homes. Learn about the Charleston Renaissance, Catawba pottery, and artists right here in Columbia while you explore works by Osamu Kobayashi, Richard Samuel Roberts, Frank Lloyd Wright, and more.
05 / November
Art Class: Drawing 101SOLD OUT Learn the basics of drawing in this one-day class as you experiment with pencil, charcoal, conté crayon, and more. Taught by local art educator Mary Hendrix, who holds a bachelor’s degree in art from East Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in teaching from UofSC. Ages 15 and up. All materials and equipment provided.
19 / November
Art Class: Drawing 102Take your drawing to the next level in this one-day class as you experiment with pencil, charcoal, and conté crayon and take an in-depth exploration of proportions and value as well as textural contrasts. Taught by local art educator Mary Hendrix, who holds a bachelor’s degree in art from East Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of South Carolina. Ages 15 and up. Supplies and equipment provided.