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SaturdayJanuary 4
Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage
A guided tour of the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage, offers insight into Leibovitz’s artistic background and her works.
SundayJanuary 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.
Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage Tour and Tasting 6:00 p.m.Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage Tour and Tasting
Enjoy this last chance to see the exhibition, Annie Leibovitz: Pilgrimage with a private tour led by CMA Curator Victoria Cooke. Learn about American wines and local food pairings as you experience a truly unique evening.
Opening Party for Forever and a Day Shakespeare Film Series: Romeo + Juliet (1996) with David Miller Reception at 6:00 p.m.
Screening at The Nickelodeon Theatre at 8:00 p.m.
Opening Party for Forever and a Day Shakespeare Film Series:  Romeo + Juliet (1996) with David Miller
In partnership with the Nickelodeon Theatre, the CMA is proud to open Forever in A Day, a series celebrating and exploring the enduring adaptability of William Shakespeare’s work. The film adaptations for this special series have been thoughtfully selected to exhibit a range of interpretations and stylistic embellishments. Each of the screenings will include a discussion or creative performance. For this film, USC English professor David Miller shares some of the ideas he brings to his Shakespeare courses at the University. Enjoy a light reception at the CMA while browsing the Collection for Renaissance art before a screening of Romeo + Juliet (1996) at the Nickelodeon Theatre.
MondayJanuary 6
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older.
WednesdayJanuary 8
Gladys' Gang: 1, 2, 3, Create With Me! 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys' Gang: 1, 2, 3, Create With Me!
Participants and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape and texture. This FREE monthly program includes story time and a creative studio activity related to the theme.
Slimy, smooth, rough! Learn about the different types of textures in the galleries. Then, in the studios, create a textured piece using an impasto technique!
    Register Now!

    Cost:

  • FREE
    Registration required as space is limited
  • Ages:

  • 2-5
SaturdayJanuary 11
Film: Treasures of the British Museum Presents: The Oriental CollectionsNoonFilm: Treasures of the British Museum Presents: The Oriental Collections
The British Museum houses one of the finest collections of Oriental art on exhibit in the Western world. This program takes us through works from China, Japan, and India, as well as Buddhist art of Nepal, Ceylon, Burma and Cambodia.

    Cost:

  • Free with admission or membership
SundayJanuary 12
Passport to Art: It's Black and WhiteNoon - 3 p.m.Passport to Art: It's Black and White
This year-round program for families features a new hands-on art project each month. Make a black and white patterned masterpiece using scratchboard. Also, enjoy a themed family tour at 1:00 p.m. or take a self-guided tour of the Museum.

    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.
TuesdayJanuary 14
Homeschool Days at the CMA: Conversation with Ancients1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Homeschool Days at the CMA:  Conversation with Ancients
Homeschool Days at the CMA is designed especially for home-schooled children ages 4 and up and their parents. This program combines an exploration of the galleries and a studio project.

Each child is $5.00 and parents are free. Register early as enrollment is limited! Pre-registration is required for all programs.

Parents are responsible for the care and supervision of children.
    Register Now!

    Cost:

  • Each child is $5 and one adult per family is free. Each additional adult is $10.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure DrawingPortrait: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Figure: 7:15 - 9:15 p.m.
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $10 or $8 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older. Cost covers both sessions.
FridayJanuary 17
CMA Jazz on Main: The Great Voices of JazzDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
CMA Jazz on Main: The Great Voices of Jazz
CMA Jazz on Main, presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina, will kick off with a concert celebrating great jazz vocalists. Their backgrounds are diverse. Their deliveries are distinct. Their impact is undeniable. With names like Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole, Etta James and Julie London, these are the artists who defined and redefined what a great singer is and have influenced vocalists in every genre since. The music of this amazing group of vocalists, along with a host of others they inspired, will be celebrated by the Noel Freidline Quintet as the Columbia Museum of Art proudly presents the inaugural concert of the CMA Jazz on Main concert series. With the generous support of Dr. Stephen Serbin, the CMA has engaged Noel Freidline as artistic director of this exciting new series. Freidline currently acts as an artistic consultant and arranger and performs with the Ziad Quartet for the Jazz at the Bechtler series at the Bechtler Museum in Charlotte. Sponsorship tables are available for $200. Includes premier seating for four guests and a bottle of wine.

    Please call 799.2810 to purchase tickets.

    Cost:

  • Individual seats: $40 / $30 for members / $5 students
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SundayJanuary 19
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.
TuesdayJanuary 21
Film: Chihuly Gardens and GlassNoonFilm: Chihuly Gardens and Glass
Chihuly: Gardens & Glass documents Dale Chihuly's 2002 exhibit in Chicago that found him creating glass sculptures alongside the flora and fauna in one of the city's conservatories. The exhibit was seen by over a half-million people.

Dale Chihuly has created more than a dozen well-known series of works, which have been included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Cost:

  • Free.
Reception and Book signing Celebrating Reflections: People and Places- The Art of Floyd Gordon6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Reception and Book signing Celebrating Reflections: People and Places- The Art of Floyd Gordon
Join the Friends of African American Art and Culture in the celebration of the new installation on display from January 13 through February 9th, Reflections: People and Places- The Art of Floyd Gordon. Local celebrated midlands artist Floyd Gordon has captured the customs, culture, history and traditions of people largely of the South. While he pays homage to farmers and crop growers in many of his works, Gordon equally lifts up musicians and performing artists in his Jazz Series. A book signing will follow the reception. The reception is free and open to the public.

    Cost:

  • Free
WednesdayJanuary 22
Film: Chihuly at the V&ANoonFilm: Chihuly at the V&A
Set in 2001 at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, this film follows Dale Chihuly as he fulfills his lifelong dream of exhibiting at the V&A and sets up this stunning show. The exhibition begins inside the rotunda with an extraordinary Chandelier commissioned by the V&A. Moving into the Medieval Treasury, an exuberant Persian Pergola is displayed alongside a fascinating and educational survey of Chihuly's glass series and drawings. Finally, venturing outside into the Pirelli Garden, large, site-specific installations fill the grounds with vivacious colors.

Dale Chihuly has created more than a dozen well-known series of works, which have been included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Cost:

  • Free.
Out of the Vault: A Conversation Between Collector Alex Kastan and SC Philharmonic Conductor Morihiko Nakahara5:30 - 7:00 p.m.Out of the Vault: A Conversation Between Collector Alex Kastan and SC Philharmonic Conductor Morihiko Nakahara
Alex Kastan, a collector of Japanese Satsuma porcelain, will be at the Columbia Museum of Art to discuss his collection, now on view in the exhibition Meiji Magic. This very special collection is explored through a conversation led by Morihiko Nakahara, who is from the Japanese island of Satsuma and leads the South Carolina Philharmonic. All Taylor Society members and above are invited to attend this program as a benefit of their membership. For more information or to join the Taylor Society, call Jalisa Washington at 803.343.2197.

    Cost:

  • Free.
ThursdayJanuary 23
Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series: In Our History Lies the Secret of Our Future:The Syncretic Arts of Modern Japan10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series: In Our History Lies the Secret of Our Future:The Syncretic Arts of Modern Japan
This four-week lecture series led by Dr. Amanda Wright traces dramatic developments in the art of modern Japan. Each talk focuses on a dimension of the modern Japanese artist's struggle to reconcile oppositional forces of global modernity and artistic tradition. Lectures touch on themes such as Nihonga ("Japanese-style painting") and the formulation of a national style, the introduction of Yōga ("Western-style painting") and the rise of an avant-garde, and the role of the moga ("modern girl") in the arts. Wright earned her PhD in art history at the University of Kansas and is Assistant Professor of East Asian Art History at the University of South Carolina.
Film: Chihuly in the Light of JerusalemNoonFilm: Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem
Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem documents an exhibit in Israel that boasts fifteen soaring sculptures made from more than ten thousand glass parts blown in France, Japan, the Czech Republic, Finland, Israel, and the United States, which were specifically created to take advantage of the stone walls of the historic Citadel, as well as the Mediterranean sunlight.

Dale Chihuly has created more than a dozen well-known series of works, which have been included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Cost:

  • Free.
FridayJanuary 24
Film: Chihuly and the Masters of VeniceNoonFilm: Chihuly and the Masters of Venice
This documentary chronicles Dale Chihuly's historic collaboration with Italian artisans Pino Signoretto and Lino Tagliapietra, two of the world's greatest living glass masters and experts in the ancient Venetian traditions of glassblowing.

Dale Chihuly has created more than a dozen well-known series of works, which have been included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Cost:

  • Free.
The Contemporaries Fire & Ice Ball8:00 p.m. - MidnightThe Contemporaries Fire & Ice Ball
The Fire & Ice Ball is the Contemporaries’ annual premiere event that fuses elements of classic Contemporaries soirees with new and exciting additions. The night begins with a silent art auction, hors d’oeuvres, and dancing to the band, Finesse, and ends with dancing and music from local DJ Bois Obscur. Guests are encouraged to don “cocktail chic” attire. The evening’s proceeds will contribute to the Contemporaries Art Acquisition Fund.
SaturdayJanuary 25
10th Annual Auntie Karen Celebration of African American History 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.10th Annual Auntie Karen Celebration of African American History
The tenth annual Auntie Karen Celebration of African American History Program is designed to provide a venue to display the works and talents of local vendors and artisans. The 2014 program will feature, local performers specializing in jazz and gospel, poetry and visual arts. “The Shops at Auntie Karen’s Place” will feature local vendors and artisans throughout the entire program.

Performances begin at 11:00 AM. Program participants for the event include: performances by local schools; Visual Artists: Shaneka Jackson Kinsey and Sylvia Williams. Auntie Young Entrepreneurs: Courtland Thomas, Lee Livingston; Joshua Eaddy and more; The Family Tech Corner will be presented by BDPA Greater Columbia Chapter.

    Cost:

  • Free
Film: Art Nouveau 1890-1914NoonFilm: Art Nouveau 1890-1914
This film offers a glimpse behind the scenes during the planning and construction of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art. Art Nouveau,1890-1914, the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on the subject ever organized, presents one of the most innovative and exuberant of all modern art styles and the places where it flourished.

    Cost:

  • Free.
Gallery Tour: Highlights of the CMA Collection1:00 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.
SundayJanuary 26
Film: Frederic Remington: "The Truth of Other Days"NoonFilm: Frederic Remington:
Frederic Remington: "The Truth of Other Days" film focuses on the life, work and times of Frederic Remington, a 19th Century American painter, sculptor and author who was best known for his scenes of Western life.

The film traces Remington's career as an artist from his sketches as a young boy to his mature work as one of America's finest painters and sculptors at the turn of the century. The film also explores Remington's direct influence on filmmakers such as John Ford and his continuing effect on today's popular culture.

    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.
MondayJanuary 27
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
Looking for a supportive and friendly environment to hone your artistic skills? About Face Drawing Sessions are for you! There’s no instructor, but there is a group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, who love to draw from the live model.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older.
Film: Carolina Stories: A True LikenessNoonFilm: Carolina Stories: A True Likeness
Richard Samuel Roberts is heralded as one of the south’s most accomplished photographers of the 1920’s and 1930’s. He was a self-taught artist with a determination to become a master portrait maker. For more than 40 years after his death, his work remained lost to all but his family and friends. A True Likeness is a 30-minute documentary telling the story of this little-known African-American photographer from South Carolina whose posthumous discovery transcended stereotypes and brought to light a significant legacy.

    Cost:

  • Free.
ThursdayJanuary 30
Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series: In Our History Lies the Secret of Our Future:The Syncretic Arts of Modern Japan10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series: In Our History Lies the Secret of Our Future:The Syncretic Arts of Modern Japan
This four-week lecture series led by Dr. Amanda Wright traces dramatic developments in the art of modern Japan. Each talk focuses on a dimension of the modern Japanese artist's struggle to reconcile oppositional forces of global modernity and artistic tradition. Lectures touch on themes such as Nihonga ("Japanese-style painting") and the formulation of a national style, the introduction of Yōga ("Western-style painting") and the rise of an avant-garde, and the role of the moga ("modern girl") in the arts. Wright earned her PhD in art history at the University of Kansas and is Assistant Professor of East Asian Art History at the University of South Carolina.
Film: Frederic Remington: "The Truth of Other Days"NoonFilm: Frederic Remington:
Frederic Remington: "The Truth of Other Days" film focuses on the life, work and times of Frederic Remington, a 19th Century American painter, sculptor and author who was best known for his scenes of Western life.

The film traces Remington's career as an artist from his sketches as a young boy to his mature work as one of America's finest painters and sculptors at the turn of the century. The film also explores Remington's direct influence on filmmakers such as John Ford and his continuing effect on today's popular culture.

    Cost:

  • Free.
Columbia Design League Presents: Meet the Designers at EDENS6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Columbia Design League Presents: Meet the Designers at EDENS
Jodi McLean, president and chief information officer of EDENS, will lead CDL members and guests on a tour of their state-of-the-art corporate office at 1221 Main Street, overlooking the SC State House. EDENS is a national retail development company focused on enriching communities through design, merchandising, and engagement. Their gold-certified LEED-CI office space is home to 150 employees and designed with an open, collaborative environment. Natural light fills the interior and ample gathering spaces allow for spontaneous and planned meetings.

    Cost:

  • Free.
FridayJanuary 31
Film: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Ishibashi FoundationNoonFilm: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Ishibashi Foundation
This film offers an in-depth look at The Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, which houses a collection that now includes more than 1,800 works of art. Mainly focused on nineteenth-century, and the collection includes ancient, twentieth-century, and modern Japanese Western-style art. Originally, the core of the collection was French art form the latter half of the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries. Having celebrated its 60th year in operation, in the twenty-first century the museum has expanded its scope to include art form the latter half of twentieth century on and art from elsewhere than France, to mount exhibitions in tune with the times in which we live.

    Cost:

  • Free.