Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Love, Peace & Hip-Hop Announces Full Festival Line Up

[caption id="attachment_8484" align="alignleft" width="1282"] Kid and Play, Funny Business September 7, 2009Gerard Burkhart Photo818-207-0273[/caption] Full Artist Line Up and Love, Peace & Hip-Hop Event Calendar for First Week of April Announced COLUMBIA, SC – March 17, 2017 – Presented by Love, Peace & Hip Hop (LPHH), the City of Columbia, and WellCare Healthy Connections, “World…
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The CMA Shop Launches Online Store

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art announces the launch of the CMA Shop Online Store. Savvy shoppers can now browse a selection of items including toys, catalogs, art objects, books, and accessories, with online inventory continually expanding. Like at the physical CMA Shop, every purchase supports the CMA’s award-winning educational initiatives. “We have…
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Historian to speak on moving the monumental Atlanta Cyclorama painting

COLUMBIA, S.C. – How do you move a delicate, deteriorating, 130-year-old painting that just happens to be a national treasure, and is one of the few remaining examples of a once popular genre of art? Obviously, very carefully. But what if it’s also four stories tall, longer than a football field and weighs more than…
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Week of events in Camden celebrates S.C. state dog, and Boykin Spaniel Society Annual National Field Trials begin April 6

The City of Camden has declared the week of April 3-9, 2017 Boykin Spaniel Week to celebrate South Carolina’s official state dog and has planned several events, including “The Great Camden Boykin Spaniel Puppy Hunt." Additionally, The Boykin Spaniel Society announce plans for the organization’s annual field trials in conjunction with Boykin Spaniel Week. The…
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The CMA Gets Surreal with the 2017 Gala

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art hosts the 2017 Gala, A Night in Wonderland, a whimsical, black-tie affair to celebrate and support the arts, on Saturday, April 1. The museum’s largest fundraiser of the year will showcase the major spring exhibition, Salvador Dalí’s Fantastical Fairy Tales, in an evening filled with enchanting cuisine,…
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Columbia Museum of Art Selects Opportunity Resources as Executive Director Search Firm

Columbia, S.C. – Opportunity Resources Inc., a New York-based executive search firm for nonprofit cultural institutions, has been selected by the Columbia Museum of Art to conduct the search for the CMA’s next executive director. [caption id="attachment_8339" align="alignleft" width="300"] Columbia Museum of Art[/caption] President and CEO Freda Mindlin and Vice President Nancy Kaufman will visit…
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S.C. Arts Commission Announces 2017 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Awards Recipients

The South Carolina Arts Commission announces the 2017 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards for the Arts (http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/verner/index.shtml), the highest honor the state presents in the arts. Established in 1972, the annual awards recognize outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. This year's recipients: * Lifetime Achievement:: * Laura Spong (http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/verner/2017/lifetime2.shtml), Columbia *…
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CMA Chamber Music and Jazz Concerts Play Us into Spring

Columbia, S.C. – The Columbia Museum of Art is ready to usher in spring with the fourth concerts of CMA Jazz on Main and CMA Chamber Music on Main. Both series feature world-renowned artistic directors and are intimately set in the museum’s gorgeous DuBose-Poston Reception Hall. CMA Jazz on Main Friday, March 24 | Happy hour…
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