Upcoming Events

  • Gladys' Gang: Spring Showers

    April 1, 201510:00 – 11:00 a.m.

    Join us for this popular series! Gladys’ Gang is a free, early childhood arts and literacy program for ages 2-5 that focuses on preparing children for kindergarten. Using art as a guide, children and their adult caregivers enjoy story time in the galleries followed by a hands-on art project in the CMA studios. The program is held the first Wednesday of each month from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. This month Gladys’ Gang celebrates all the beauty of spring—even a little rain! Registration required as space is limited.
  • Runaway Runway

    April 11, 20157:00 - 10:00 p.m.

    The Columbia Design LeagueÂ’s annual Runaway Runway blends design and sustainability into a fun fashion extravaganza. In this competition, designers re-imagine post-consumer trash into ultra-creative wearable outfits. Proceeds provide for the annual educational programming of Columbia Design League. Presenting sponsors: SCE&G and Jaguar Land Rover Columbia. $40 / $25 in advance.

    Check out this video to learn more!
  • Days of Wine and Peonies

    April 16, 20156:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    Enjoy a delightful evening as you explore the exhibition Charles Courtney Curran Seeking the Ideal followed the art of flower arranging with Columbia's own Cricket Newman. Inspired by the beautiful blooms in the exhibition you will create your own spring time arrangement. Wine and oeuvre dÂ’hors will be served. $60 / $50 for members.
  • CMA Jazz on Main

    April 17, 2015Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
    Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Enjoy this exciting series of amazing, hot jazz performances, under the artistic direction of internationally renowned band leader Noel Freidline, in the elegant setting of the DuBose-Poston Reception Hall.

    Presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina
  • Curran's Beautiful Day

    April 18, 201510:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Educators step into a world of sunlit days filled with flowers as they engage in gallery talks and lessons on American Impressionism in the Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal exhibition. Enjoy an en plein air experience as you create your own impressionist masterpiece.
  • The Contemporaries’ Annual Oyster Roast

    April 23, 20155:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Kick off spring in the Capital City with The ContemporariesÂ’ 8th Annual Oyster Roast. Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters, bottomless beverages, networking, and live music with all of your friends. Not a member? No problem! Join the Contemporaries at the event and youÂ’ll receive free admission.

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All CMA memberships include the following benefits:

  • Free unlimited admission for one year
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes and lectures
  • Free admission to over 80 museums across the Southeast
  • Exclusive invitations to special events, including Exhibition Members' Opening Parties
  • Member Appreciation Days – several times a year the museum offers exclusive members special savings in the gift shop, an opportunity to bring a friend and more
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

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Dual/Family $75

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    • Admission for two adults and children (18 and under)
    • Priority registration and 20% discount on summer camps and art classes
    • Free admission to all Family Fun Events

Patron $250

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    • All the benefits of Dual/Family membership
    • Free admission to almost 600 museums in North America, including over 80 museums across the Southeast
    • Free admission for two guests per visit (must be accompanied by a member)
    • Printed and Mailed Collections quarterly magazine and opening reception invitations (Individual and Dual/Family will no longer receive printed copies)