The CMA sits adjacent to one of downtown Columbia's treasures, Boyd Plaza. Completely renovated in 2019, Boyd Plaza offers plenty of seating, plenty of shade, and landscaping and fountains that make for a relaxing place to rest during a busy day on Main Street. This gift to the city from The Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Foundation Inc. is the perfect outdoor spot to spread out and relax.
It’s also an outstanding opportunity to build community through arts and cultural activities.
Events on the Plaza
01 / July
Free First Thursday at the CMAEnjoy free admission and extended hours courtesy of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Head to the galleries at 6:30 p.m. to chat with our friendly docents about the art you see. Plus, head out to Boyd Plaza in the evening for a beer garden from The Whig and a concert presented by First Thursday on Main featuring Charlie Boy, Keath Mead, and Melon In. Food available for purchase from The Wurst Wagon and Los Chicanos.
10 / July
Yoga on Boyd PlazaBegin your day with an all-levels Vinyasa yoga session with Zsofia Jilling of Kudzu Yoga. Jilling has been practicing yoga for the past 20 years and completed training at the Om Yoga Center in New York City. Advance registration required as capacities are limited to ensure physical distancing. Guests must bring their own mat.