Since you can't come to the CMA right now, let us bring the CMA to you!

Learn more about art and make some of your own with the activities and videos here.


  Walworth Wednesday   Art Activities   Interview with Philip Mullen   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 Wednesday

Ever since becoming a curator at the CMA, Dr. Catherine Walworth has been discovering and falling in love with pieces in the vault that, for a variety of reasons, haven't been on view for some time. Now that nothing is on view, she's sharing one of her treasures from the collection with you each week.

See Into the Vault


Interview with artist Philip Mullen

Artist Philip Mullen talks about his art and his CMA collection piece, View.


New Poetry from Ray McManus

In honor of National Poetry Month, CMA writer-in-residence Ray McManus shares some new poetry from his home. Featured in this video are three poems written by McManus, "Calculus for a Disappearing South," "For Lamont," and "Homo Habitus." 


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.

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TAP Tours

Experience the stories behind the art from the comfort of your couch with these multimedia online tours. Hear from the artists themselves or writers responding to the collection.


It's Alive!


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.


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