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Arts and Entertainment

Jan 18, 2024

More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series returns February 2

Dr. Tammy Kernodle opens season 3 with performance of “She Sang Freedom” Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art presents More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series Featuring Tammy Kernodle, the season three premiere of the popular free concert and conversation program, on Friday, February 2, at 7:00 p.m. Hosted by ethnomu[...]

Jan 16, 2024

New, exclusive exhibition examines relationship between people and place

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces Interior Lives: Modern American Spaces, 1890–1945, on view Saturday, February 17, through Sunday, May 12, 2024. Organized by the CMA, Interior Lives examines the relationships between architectural space and inner life during a pivotal period in American history. The new [...]

Jan 4, 2024

Columbia Museum of Art February 2024 Exhibitions and Events Calendar

EXHIBITIONS Sergio Hudson: Focused on the Fit On view through June 30, 2024 This exhibition showcases the remarkable moments of a designer who fell in love with fashion at 4 years old while living in Ridgeway, South Carolina, and has become one of the biggest names in the industry. Sergio Hudson’s high-profile clients include [...]

Dec 20, 2023

Runaway Rewind, Columbia’s original recycled fashion contest, is back

Designers transform trash into ready-to-wear fashion for one night only Columbia, S.C. – For one night only, the Columbia Design League will bring back its Runaway Runway recycled fashion show on Saturday, January 6, at the Columbia Museum of Art. Runaway Rewind spotlights designers who re-fashion trash into ultra-creative wea[...]

Nov 21, 2023

St. Pat’s in Five Points Tickets Go on Sale at 8 a.m. on Black Friday

COLUMBIA, S.C. – St. Pat’s in Five Points, South Carolina’s largest one-day festival, returns Saturday, March 16, for its 42nd annual event in Columbia, S.C. Tickets go on sale at 8 a.m. on Black Friday, Nov. 24, at StPatsColumbia.com. General admission tickets will be available at a special price of $15 until 11:59 p.m. o[...]

Nov 16, 2023

Columbia Museum of Art acquires story quilt by artist Tina Williams Brewer

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces an exciting acquisition of new work by Pittsburgh-based fiber artist Tina Williams Brewer, who creates densely layered, highly symbolic story quilts that explore African diasporic history and ancestral heritage. Ebb and Flow: Grace and Mercy (2023) was created in conjunctio[...]

Nov 10, 2023

Author Lee Glover’s New Book “Field Trip: My Years on a Johns Island Farm” Reaches International Bestseller

Author Lee Glover’s new book “Field Trip: My Years on a Johns Island Farm” explores the people and history of Johns Island, as well as its evolution through the years. Author Lee Glover has joined the ranks of bestselling authors on Amazon with his New Book, “Field Trip: My Years on a Johns Island Farm: […]

Nov 9, 2023

Puppy Pals, Live! is Jumping Through Hoops to get to Harbison Theatre

Puppy Pals, Live! is Jumping Through Hoops to get to Harbison Theatre An engaging and interactive performance full of surprises and canine comedy! Prepare for an awe-inspiring spectacle of feats as these playful pups leap across the stage. As seen on America’s Got Talent, Puppy Pals is a testament to the power of love and [&he[...]

Nov 3, 2023

Columbia Museum of Art announces December programs and events

Columbia Museum of Art December 2023 Calendar EXHIBITIONS Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous On view through January 21, 2024 Rendez-Vous offers a rare glimpse into the life and mind of one of the most renowned contemporary fashion designers of our era, Lee Alexander McQueen. Providing unique insight into the creat[...]

Nov 1, 2023

CMA Chamber Music on Main’s upcoming season is one for the books

Columbia, S.C. – The critically acclaimed, intimate concert series CMA Chamber Music on Main marks its 22nd year with an extraordinary 2023–2024 season. Led by series artistic director and world-renowned pianist Andrew Armstrong, the series begins on Monday, November 13, with the return of two of its most popular artists, vi[...]

Oct 27, 2023

Exclusive Sergio Hudson exhibition opens November 18 at the CMA

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art presents Sergio Hudson: Focused on the Fit, an exhibition showcasing the work of iconic fashion designer and Midlands native Sergio Hudson, on view Saturday, November 18, 2023, through Sunday, June 30, 2024. Organized by the CMA in partnership with Sergio Hudson Collections, LLC and [...]

Oct 23, 2023

Arts & Draughts returns in epic fashion to celebrate McQueen exhibition

Live music, art experiences, fashion shows, and more on November 10 Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art’s signature biannual block party Arts & Draughts is back on November 10, and this time it’s celebrating epic fashion and photography exhibition Lee Alexander McQueen & Ann Ray: Rendez-Vous. This signa[...]