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SaturdayFebruary 1
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.
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.
SundayFebruary 2
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.
Animal Art Safari Family Gallery Tour1:00 p.m.Animal Art Safari Family Gallery Tour
This free, 45-minute guided and interactive tour explores the world of art in a way that can be enjoyed by all family members. Discover the CMA in a new way and learn how to talk about art with your children.

    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.
MondayFebruary 3
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
About Face is a group of artists that share a figural model in the Museum’s studios. This group, representing a wide range of ages and abilities, offers a supportive and friendly atmosphere in which to hone artistic skills. *Participants must be 18 or older to participate.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
WednesdayFebruary 5
Gladys' Gang: Animal Forms! 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys
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.
Journey through the galleries learning about form while you look for different animal sculptures! Then, in the studios, make an animal portrait that is popping with color and shapes.
    Register Now!

    Cost:

  • FREE
    Registration required as space is limited
  • Ages:

  • 2-5
ThursdayFebruary 6
Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series
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.

    Cost:

  • $60 / $48 for members for the series
    Single tickets: $15
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Gala Preview Party at Free Times during First Thursday on Main5:30 - 8:00 p.m.Gala Preview Party at Free Times during First Thursday on Main
Get a taste of the 2014 CMA Gala From Geisha to Gatsby when you stop by the Free Times (1534 Main Street, 5:30 to 8 p.m.) for sake tasting and sushi rolling demonstrations from Shige Kobayashi of Camon Japanese Restaurant. Discounted $50 Late-Night Gala tickets will also be on sale, available to Affiliate Group members to attend the gala from 10 p.m. to midnight.

    Cost:

  • Free
Japan and the Jazz Age Members' Opening Party6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Japan and the Jazz Age Members
This event is for Members Only. Click here to join or renew your membership today!
FridayFebruary 7
Opening Day lecture on Japan and the Jazz Age by Curator Victoria CookeNoonOpening Day lecture on Japan and the Jazz Age by Curator Victoria Cooke
Members only. RSVP in advance by Monday, February 3rd.
    RSVP Now!

    Cost:

  • Free with membership. Call (803) 799-2810.
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Arts & Draughts7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Arts & Draughts
Art, drink and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from the Whig, musical performances, D.I.Y Art projects, scavenger hunts and unique perspective tours through the CMA collection. Sponsored by The Whig, WXRY and Free Times.
    Purchase Tickets Now!

    Cost:

  • $8 / $5 members
    Join or renew your membership that night and get in for free!
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SaturdayFebruary 8
Sweet on CMANoon - 3:00 p.m.Sweet on CMA
Families are invited to Feel the Love (of ART) at Family Fun Day: Sweet on CMA! Get creative at art stations throughout the museum and make a valentine for that someone special or the whole class. Take a “Love-Struck” Tour, participate in the “Birds of a Feather” Gallery Hunt and smile for the camera in the “Be Mine” selfie booth. The Riverbanks Zoo will be here too with a Valentine-themed animal Bio Facts Table. Don't forget to purchase some sweet treats or hot cocoa and rock out with the band Lunch Money at 1:00 p.m.!

Sponsored by Junior League of Columbia.

    Cost:

  • Free.
SundayFebruary 9
Passport to Art: Beautiful BloomsNoon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Beautiful Blooms
Be inspired by CMA’s temporary exhibition, Japan and the Jazz Age, as you create budding cherry blossoms out of paper in this FREE monthly open studio program for families. Enjoy a themed family tour at 1:00pm, or take a self-guided tour of the Museum.

    Cost:

  • Free
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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.
MondayFebruary 10
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.
TuesdayFebruary 11

POSTPONED TO

About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Event PostponedPOSTPONED TO About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure Drawing
Due to the inclement weather conditions, this event has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 18.

    Cost:

  • $10 or $8 with CMA membership. $5 for students 18 years or older. Cost covers both sessions.
ThursdayFebruary 13

POSTPONED TO

Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event PostponedPOSTPONED TO Japan and the Jazz Age Lecture Series
Due to the inclement weather conditions this lecture has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 20.

    Cost:

  • $60 / $48 for members for the series
    Single tickets: $15
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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.

Benjamin Hochman, piano
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Max Mandel, viola
Edward Arron, cello

W. A. Mozart, “Duo in G Major for Violin and Viola, K. 423”
Johannes Brahms, “Intermezzi for Solo Piano, Opus 116, Nos. 4-6”
Joachín Turina, “Piano Quartet in A Major, Opus 67”
Robert Schumann, “Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 47”
SaturdayFebruary 15
Film: Between The Folds1:00 p.m.Film: Between The Folds
Between The Folds chronicles the stories of 10 fine artists and intrepid scientists who abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees- all to forge unconventional lives as modern day paperfolders. The film paints an arresting portrait of the remarkable artistic and scientific creativity that fuels this ever-changing art form, fusing science and sculpture, form and function, ancient and new.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission.
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SundayFebruary 16
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.
CDL Presents: Dinner by Design6:00 p.m.CDL Presents: Dinner by Design
In the mood for a unique Valentine’s dining experience? Dinner by Design showcases a modern take on traditional Japanese cuisine against the backdrop of the Museum’s latest exhibition, Japan and the Jazz Age. The Kobayshi family, owners of Camon Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar, provide creative dishes prepared with an artistic flair. The Columbia Design League is proud to partner with the Columbia Museum of Art for this unique dining experience.

Appetizer
Salad Roll - Crab Kamaboko and Avocado rolled in Cucumber
Gyoza Dumpling

First Course
Miso Soup
Salad
Momokawa Sake Silver Dry
Moonstone Sake Asian Pear


Main Course
Uramaki Sushi: Camon 2 and Spicy Crunchy Shrimp
Hosomaki with Asparagus
Panko Fried Shrimp
Chilled Tofu
Ty Ku Sake Junmai Ginjo Black
Ty Ku Sake Nigori Coconut


Dessert
Vanilla Ice Cream with Azuki Bean Topping
Sho Chiku Bai Mio Sparking Sake
MondayFebruary 17
About Face Drawing Session10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.About Face Drawing Session
About Face is a group of artists that share a figural model in the Museum’s studios. This group, representing a wide range of ages and abilities, offers a supportive and friendly atmosphere in which to hone artistic skills.* Participants must be 18 or older to participate.

    Cost:

  • $12 or $10 with CMA membership.
    $5 for students 18 years or older.
TuesdayFebruary 18
About Face Weekly Drawing Sessions: Portrait & Figure DrawingAbout 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.
FridayFebruary 21
Salon Talk with Morihiko NakaharaNoonSalon Talk with Morihiko Nakahara
Morihiko Nakahara, music director and conductor of the South Carolina Philharmonic, discusses his influences and shares insight into his musical process in relation to the exhibition. Salon talk is free with membership or admission.

    Cost:

  • Free with admission or membership.
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Alliance Française Presents: dîner de cons / The Dinner GameFriday: Doors open at 6:00 p.m., performance at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: Performance at 2:00 p.m.
Alliance Française Presents: dîner de cons / The Dinner Game
Francis Veber’s hilarious 1994 Le dîner de cons / The Dinner Game, was a smash stage hit in France before becoming an internationally-acclaimed film starring Jacques Villeret and Thierry Lhermite. The Club Théâtre of the Alliance Française brings it to the Columbia stage in its original French at the Columbia Museum of Art Friday, February 21 at 7 PM and Sunday, February 23 at 2 PM. Successful Parisian editor Pierre Brochant’s and his friends’ cruel hobby of inviting unsuspecting cons or idiots to dinner to make fun of them ends up turning Pierre’s life upside down. In the space of two hours, the mild-mannered and well-meaning con, François Pignon, whose life’s passion is building scale models out of matchsticks, inadvertently wrecks the smug Pierre’s relationships, both conjugal and extra-marital, and triggers a potentially ruinous tax audit. A perfect jewel of modern French comedy. Performed in French. English synopsis provided in the program.
SundayFebruary 23
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.
Alliance Française Presents: dîner de cons / The Dinner Game2:00 p.m.Alliance Française Presents: dîner de cons / The Dinner Game
Francis Veber’s hilarious 1994 Le dîner de cons / The Dinner Game, was a smash stage hit in France before becoming an internationally-acclaimed film starring Jacques Villeret and Thierry Lhermite. The Club Théâtre of the Alliance Française brings it to the Columbia stage in its original French at the Columbia Museum of Art Friday, February 21 at 7 PM and Sunday, February 23 at 2 PM. Successful Parisian editor Pierre Brochant’s and his friends’ cruel hobby of inviting unsuspecting cons or idiots to dinner to make fun of them ends up turning Pierre’s life upside down. In the space of two hours, the mild-mannered and well-meaning con, François Pignon, whose life’s passion is building scale models out of matchsticks, inadvertently wrecks the smug Pierre’s relationships, both conjugal and extra-marital, and triggers a potentially ruinous tax audit. A perfect jewel of modern French comedy. Performed in French. English synopsis provided in the program.
MondayFebruary 24
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.
TuesdayFebruary 25
Baker and Baker Foundation presents, Art of Music: Nakatani Gong OrchestraHappy Hour at 7:00 p.m.
Concert at 8:00 p.m.
Baker and Baker Foundation presents, Art of Music: Nakatani Gong Orchestra
Acoustic sound artist and percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, born and raised in Osaka-Japan, currently resides in Easton, PA. Nakatani performs and tours all over the world teaching, lecturing, and playing with some of the most renowned musicians in the new and improvised music scene. His unique exploration of sound through percussion is at once experimental and highly accessible as he applies bows and mallets to multiple, large gongs creating low and powerful reverberations that are at once relaxing and profoundly moving. Nakatani has played Columbia previously as a soloist, in duets, and small groups, but he returns this time with an orchestra of local players to help him expand the rich harmony of multiple gongs.

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.
ThursdayFebruary 27
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.