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WednesdayFebruary 20
Columbia Design League's Meet the Designer: 2012 Runaway Runway6:00 p.m.Columbia Design League's Meet the Designer: 2012 Runaway Runway
Get up close and personal with the 2012 Runaway Runway outfits and learn about the designer’s concept and construction process. From a gown made of old phone books to a Cyborg Lolita dress made of recycled computer parts, these creations range in theme and materials and are wild eco-friendly fashions that elevate green awareness through good design.
FridayFebruary 22
Floral Demonstration by Something SpecialNoonFloral Demonstration by Something Special
Something Special florist Grant Lorick creates arrangements in the CMA that are inspired by the exhibition, Impressionism from Monet to Matisse.
SaturdayFebruary 23
About Face Face Off8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.About Face Face Off
South Carolina artists draw and paint portraits of one another in a head to head, single-elimination competition. The judged competition consists of four rounds, each lasting 90 minutes. Artists 18 and older are invited to enter and are randomly paired, each painting or drawing the other’s portrait in their medium of choice. First place prize is $500, and second place prize is a $250 gift certificate to City Art. Third place prize is a $25 gift certificate to the Museum Shop and a collection of exhibition catalogues.

Official rules and registration forms available here or by calling 803.343.2208.


  • $30 entry fee. Free to watch the competition.
Mosaic Teacher Workshop Day9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Mosaic Teacher Workshop Day
Arts workshops held at at the CMA for teachers k-12. Educators choose from sessions in drama, visual arts, dance, media literacy and music.

Visit our educator page to register now!

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch from Spotted Salamander. Call 803.343.2215 for more information.
Film: Art of the Western World1:00 p.m.Film: Art of the Western World
Art of the Western World presents works within a religious, intellectual and social context. Host Michael Wood, along with a team of international art experts, provides the ultimate guided tour through two millennia of creative genius. Part one, An Age of Reason, An Age of Passion, shows how the playful fantasy and provocative subjects of the Rococo style gave way to strict rationalism. Striving for individual expression, Romantic painters Goya, Gericault, and Delacroix demonstrated a range of styles and subjects. Part two, A Fresh View-Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, features the first giants of the modern age from Courbet and Manet to the Impressionists Monet, Degas and Renoir. It also showcases the masters of Post-Impressionism, van Gogh, Cézanne, Seurat and Gauguin. 114 minutes.
Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Impressionism from Monet to Matisse
A guided tour of the exhibition Impressionism from Monet to Matisse offers insight into the artists and their works.