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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
25 / Friday
Baker & Baker presents The Best of CMA Jazz
Friday, September 25 | 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. | VimeoCelebrate five years of jazz at the CMA by revisiting some fan favorites, from Dave Brubeck to The Beatles to Stevie Wonder. For this special broadcast of new performances, artistic director Noel Freidline takes a trip down memory lane with vocalist Maria Howell, saxophonist Adrian Crutchfield, bassist Zack Page, and drummer Al Sergel.
04 / October
CDL presents Please Have a Seat: A Conversation on Eileen Gray
Sunday, October 4 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Facebook LiveJoin Curator Catherine Walworth for a virtual conversation about architect and furniture designer Eileen Gray, a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture. Walworth and Adrienne Montare, founder of the Columbia Design League and executive director of AIA South Carolina, discuss Gray’s career and its relevance today, including the recent acquisition of a Gray chair to the CMA collection.
14 / October
Virtual Evening for EducatorsJoin us for a virtual sneak preview of the exciting fall exhibition Visions from India: 21st-Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection, highlighting work from 20 contemporary artists from India and across its diaspora. Enjoy sneak peeks of the works in the show — ranging from delicate beadwork to large-scale kinetic installations — a preview of virtual tour offerings and lesson plans, and a talk and Q&A with Curator Catherine Walworth.
18 / October
Betwixt and Beyond: Toward a New Indian Art and Identity
Sunday, October 18 | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. | Facebook LivePlease enjoy the opening weekend lecture for Visions from India: 21st-Century Art from the Pizzuti Collection. Dr. Siddhartha V. Shah of the Peabody Essex Museum discusses the ever-evolving story of India; one quite distinct from the fantasy of a timeless, unchanging India that so many have.
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.