A pop-up art installation of Van Gogh and His Inspirations, the newest exhibit on display at the Columbia Museum of Art, can now be viewed by passengers traveling through the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
The airport exhibition, installed Thursday, includes a multimedia tour of the Van Gogh collection as well as a collection of works of four S.C. artists. That exhibition, titled En Plein Air: Scenes of South Carolina, features paintings created outdoors.
“It is always an objective of the Columbia Museum of Art to give people, travelers in this case, a place to enjoy art, information and ideas,” Della Watkins, the museum's executive director, said in a news release. “I hope many enjoy the CAE corridor filled with the natural beauty of South Carolina and beyond.”
Both the museum and the airport exhibits will be on display until Jan. 12.
“We’re always looking for ways to bring a bit of the community into the airport to create a strong sense of place for our traveling passengers,” said Mike Gula, the airport's executive director. “The Columbia region is full of exciting attractions and happenings, and to partner with our nationally recognized art museum was an easy, and beautiful, decision.”