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Learn more about art and make some of your own with the activities and videos here.
Walworth Wednesday Art Activities Art Around the Way Black Is Beautiful Virtual Family Fun Nights Interview with Philip Mullen Upcoming Virtual Events New Poetry from Ray McManus Behind the Scenes Interview with Joseph Norman How It's Done Harlem South TAP Tours Art Talks It's Alive!
Walworth Wednesdays give you a deep dive into a work of art with your delightful curator Dr. Catherine Walworth, and through her eyes you’ll find yourself falling in love with art over and over again.
Art Around the Way
Looking for art outside the CMA? Art is all around!
Use this PDF to check out some objects from the CMA collection before trying to find some similar examples around town— just be sure you’re safely exploring, whether on foot, bike, or by car.
Black Is Beautiful
Learn more about Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite.
The exhibition closed September 6, but you can still explore it with Museum from Home activities online.
Interview with artist Philip Mullen
Artist Philip Mullen talks about his art and his CMA collection piece, View.
Upcoming Virtual Events
04 / November
Visions from India Film Club
Wednesday, November 4 | 7:00 – 9:30 p.m. | VimeoJoin us online for a Visions from India film club! We kick things off on November 4 with a virtual film screening of the 2016 film Masaan, a dramatic love story of two young people living in the holy city of Benares, India, whose lives are interrupted by authorities in the name of moral tradition. Following the film screening, Rita Meher of the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival and the Coalition of South Asian Film Festivals will interview the film’s director, Neeraj Ghayawan. This is a not-to-be-missed chance to hear straight from the highly acclaimed director of this award-winning film. Free on Vimeo.
19 / November
Virtual Art Class: Mixed-Media Drawing
Thursday, November 19 | 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | ZoomA virtual studio session with creative play at its core. Artist Sara Schneckloth of current Guignard Gallery exhibition Island Nations / Lands Divided facilitates a 90-minute mixed-media drawing project providing material demonstrations, examples, and prompts. Students draw in a way that is open, exploratory, and accessible to all, regardless of prior experience. At the end of the session, students will have several small unique works and plenty of art supplies to keep going. Ages 15 and up. All supplies provided.
20 / November
Virtual Arts & DraughtsArts & Draughts is back, and this time we’re bringing it out to you — to your homes, on your screens, and into your communities! Join the party virtually from wherever you are and catch amazing performances, art activities, gallery tours, and more with some of your favorite Columbia superstars. Hosted by comedian Jenn Snyder and brought to you in partnership with The Whig, WECO Bottle & Biergarten
Interview with artist Joseph Norman
Joseph Norman sits down for an interview to discuss the processes and ideas that drive his artistic practice.
Harlem South: A View Through the Lens
Enjoy a jazz and theatrical performance of historical fiction chronicling the dynamics of African American life in Columbia, South Carolina, between 1920 and 1936 through the photography of Richard Samuel Roberts. Harlem South features acclaimed jazz musician Dr. Ron McCurdy in collaboration with Darion McCloud of NiA Company and the University of South Carolina School of Music. Presented by Baker and Baker Foundation.
This project is a collaboration with University of Southern California, NiA Theatre Co, University of South Carolina School of Music, USC Press, and the Friends of African American Art and Culture.
Learn more about It's Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art
from the Kirk Hammett Collection, which was on view February 15 - May 17, 2020.
Generous support provided by Art Bridges.