Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Columbia Museum of Art May 2019 Calendar

Jackson Pollock: Mural On view through May 19, 2019 Jackson Pollock’s 20-foot-wide Mural changed the destiny of modern art. Not only did it catapult Pollock into the spotlight, but it also brought audacious new scale and experimentation to Abstract Expressionism. Through advanced technical imaging, conservators learned how the painting was created, and visitors are in…
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Heroes Fest to Kick Off Spring Break at the State Museum

Festival will give guests a chance to test their skills as a superhero, April 13 COLUMBIA, S.C., April 3, 2019– The State Museum is calling all superhero fans to help kick off spring break with Heroes Fest, Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Guests will have a chance to experience the Hall…
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Love, Peace & Hip-Hop announces 4-day festival calendar

Columbia, SC (April 3, 2019) – A multi-day celebration (April 10-13) highlighted by a free, family-friendly festival that brings over 16,000 attendees to Columbia’s Main Street, this year’s programming for Love, Peace & Hip-Hop will include community partners like Columbia Museum of Art, Richland Library, and Tapp’s Arts Center for innovative and exciting events that celebrate hip-hop culture…
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New Richland Library Exhibit Tells a Family Story through Jewelry

Columbia, SC- A new art exhibit is broaching how an inanimate object, such as jewelry, often plays a significant role in human interactions and defining relationships. Some Things Old, Some Things New is now on display in The Gallery at Richland Library. Highlighting the work of our current Artist-in-Residence, Allison Cicero Moore, the exhibit features…
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Columbia Art Center’s Worlds of Creativity: Turkey

WHAT: Join the Columbia Art Center for an exploration of the Turkish culture on Thursday, April 4. Guests can experience Ebru painting, Turkish music, art displays, refreshments and more. The purpose of the monthly cultural arts series is to expose guests to various cultures in the City through art and music. WHERE: Columbia Art Center,…
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Augusta Baker’s Dozen To Feature R. Gregory Christie

Richland Library Celebrates 33 Years of Annual Storytelling Event Columbia, SC- Each spring, the worlds of storytelling and children's literature fuse during Augusta Baker's Dozen. Richland Library is celebrating 33 years of the annual storytelling event, and we're welcoming award-winning illustrator R. Gregory Christie as the 2019 featured guest. From April 4-6, there are two…
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Midlands Chapter Spring Plant Exchange

Spring is in the air, and it's time to divide and give away your plants and collect others!  The Midlands Chapter of the SC Native Plant Society plant exchange is the perfect opportunity.  We'll be partnering with the Richland Library St. Andrews, 2916 Broad River Road, Columbia, on Saturday, April 6th, from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. Volunteers are needed at 9:00…
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Richland Library Hosts Special Edition Of Overdue

After-Hours Event Planned in Conjunction with Indie Grits WHAT: Overdue Grits WHEN: 7 - 11 p.m., Friday, March 29 WHERE: Richland Library Main 1431 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201 WHO: Adults, ages 21 and older Join Richland Library for a gritsy edition of Overdue from 7 - 11 p.m., Friday, March 29 at our Main…
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