Music, dance, theatre - there is no better place to experience the rich array of performing arts than in the Museum's lovely spaces surrounded by art.

WednesdayApril 23
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

TuesdayApril 29
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.

Jeewon Park, piano
Yosuke Kawasaki, violin
Edward Arron, cello

Bach Sonata No. 3 in E Major for Violin and Keyboard, BWV 1016
Shostakovich Trio in e minor, Opus 67
Mendelssohn Trio in d minor, Opus 49
WednesdayApril 30
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

FridayMay 2
Arts & Draughts7:00 p.m.Arts & Draughts
Art, drink and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from the Whig, musical performances from Great Peacock, Bombadil, Jordan Igoe and The Great Book of John and more: D.I.Y Art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts and unique perspective tours with the Free Times Tug Baker through the CMA collection and docent tours through current exhibit Japan and the Jazz Age. Sponsored by The Whig, WXRY and Free Times.
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WednesdayMay 7
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

WednesdayMay 14
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

WednesdayMay 21
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

WednesdayMay 28
Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Music 101: Italian Music and Art from Caravaggio to Canaletto
Peter A. Hoyt, Adjunct Curator for Music, leads a fun and informal six-week exploration of Italian culture during the exciting seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period that encompassed not only the dramatic canvases of Caravaggio, but also the invention of opera, the concertos of Vivaldi, and artists—such as Crespi, Canaletto, and Piranesi—represented by masterworks in the CMA collection.

FridayJune 6
An Intimate Evening with Art GarfunkelDoors open at 7:00 p.m. | Show at 8:00 p.m.An Intimate Evening with Art Garfunkel
Music Farm Productions, Ear For Music, and the Columbia Museum of Art proudly present an intimate evening with legendary singer and songwriter Art Garfunkel. Join the iconic and incomparable musician for an enthralling show of songs, stories, and a post-show question-and-answer period. Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. The renowned countertenor leads a stripped-down band in a performance of lovely originals and interpretations of durable standards.

This is an all ages event. Upon exit, there will be no re-entry into the event for those under 21 years old. No backpacks or outside food or drink will be allowed in the CMA. Cash bar.
ThursdayJune 19
Artist Showcase: Alexander Korsantia, pianist7:30 p.m.Artist Showcase: Alexander Korsantia, pianist
Following the runaway success of the first joint venture last summer, a sold-out performance by probing Armenian pianist, Sergei Babayan, the Southeastern Piano Festival and Columbia Museum of Art are thrilled to join forces again to present pianist Alexander Korsantia. Winner of major competitions, Georgian born pianist is celebrated for combining moments of stupendous power and utmost tenderness with intensity and sensitivity afforded only to the highest echelon of pianists. The Boston Globe found his interpretation of Pictures at an Exhibition to be "a performance that could annihilate all other one has heard."

For more information on Korsantia click here.

Watch a documentary about Korsantia on YouTube.


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