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SundayMarch 31
Open Easter WeekendNoon - 5:00 p.m.Open Easter Weekend
The Columbia Museum of Art will be open all Easter Weekend for you and your family to enjoy the colors of Spring with Impressionism from Monet to Matisse.

TAP into CMA
Immerse yourself in our popular TAP multimedia tour. This engaging and thought-provoking experience includes insightful commentary from CMA curators, USC Art History Professor, Dr. Bradford Collins and musical selections from CMA Adjunct Curator of Music Peter Hoyt. Ask for it at the admission desk!

Bringing the kids? Perfect!
Art Explorer Backpacks are free and encourage families to have fun in the galleries with interactive activities. Each backpack is designed for children ages 2-10 and includes Monet inspired activities, a sketchbook, colored pencils, a pair of binoculars and a compass for exploring the galleries. Ask for it at the admission desk!

Impressionism To Go
Complementing the exhibition, this full-color, 50-page catalogue extends your CMA experience and provides insight on some of the world’s most famous artists and their work. We hope it will allow you to see and appreciate these works more fully. The catalogue is available for $14.99 in the Museum Shop.
SundayOctober 5
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
SundayOctober 12
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
SundayOctober 19
Ed Madden and Ray McManus Book Launch2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Ed Madden and Ray McManus Book Launch
Poetry with a Punch! Celebrate the launch of two books of poetry out this year by South Carolina writers Ed Madden and Ray McManus. Nest, by Ed Madden, was published by Salmon Poetry of Ireland. Punch., by Ray McManus, was published by the award-winning Hub City Press in Spartanburg. Join us for readings by both writers, food, drinks, and books for sale.

    Cost:

  • Free.
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
SundayOctober 26
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection2:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection
A guided tour provides an overview of European and American art in the CMA collection. This family-friendly tour features masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo from the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the American galleries.

    Cost:

  • FREE courtesy BlueCross BlueShield of SC.
ThursdayOctober 30
CMA Chamber Music on MainDoors at 6:00 p.m.
Concert at 7:00 p.m.
CMA Chamber Music on Main
Music plus art equals a magical experience with this critically acclaimed chamber concert series featuring world-renowned artistic director Edward Arron and intimately set in the Museum's gorgeous DuBose Poston Reception Hall.

Musicians
Jeewon Park, piano
Tessa Lark, violin
Edward Arron, cello

Music
Mozart Piano Trio in B-flat Major, K. 502
Kodàly Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7
Schumann Piano Trio in d minor, Opus 63