Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

The Game’s Afoot as The South Carolina State Museum Hosts The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

Interactive exhibition presents a riveting journey into the mind of Sherlock Holmes and unlocks his revolutionary investigative secrets COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 9, 2020 - Footprints, splatter patterns and the powers of observation mark the journey through The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, opening Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at the South Carolina State Museum. The interactive…
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Local Artist Dances into New Role at Richland Library

A local artist, who has served as a Columbia College dance professor for nearly 35 years, is ready to share her talents with Richland Library over the next four months. We're excited to welcome Martha Brim as our next artist-in-residence, starting January 13. With a background as choreographer, educator and arts professional, Brim has a…
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Local Artist’s Costumes Emulate Cherished Characters in Mini-Exhibition

Prepare for non-human subjects to come alive during a mini-exhibition at Richland Library, and no, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. Gijinka goes on display Friday, January 3 in the Community Gallery at our Main location (1431 Assembly Street). The mini-exhibition features several pieces from former Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Margaret "Markie" Gaddis. She outfits…
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Famously Hot New Year Draws Tens of Thousands to “Push It” into 2020

[caption id="attachment_25755" align="alignnone" width="800"] Photo by Jeff Blake[/caption] Salt-N-Pepa headlined S.C.’s largest, free New Year’s Eve celebration January 1, 2020 (Columbia, S.C.) — Tens of thousands of locals and out-of-towners danced in the streets at Famously Hot New Year in downtown Columbia, S.C. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. The free celebration featured a concert by…
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Travel Abroad through the Eyes of a Local Artist

As we prepare to travel into a new decade, experience a new exhibit that paints the journey of a local artist's travel abroad. Bitácora/Travelogue goes on display Friday, December 20 in The Gallery at Richland Library. The exhibit features 40 pieces, which encompass watercolor paintings, high-resolution reproductions and personal travel journals of Alejandro García Lemos.…
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Celebrate the Holiday Season at the State Museum

COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 – The holidays are in full swing at the South Carolina State Museum with returning holiday themed 4D and planetarium shows now playing and the museum’s annual Winter Fest celebration. WinterFest, sponsored by Cool Care Heating and Air, is an annual celebration packed with holiday fun for the whole…
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Beethoven & Blue Jeans – Two Performances!

Columbia, S.C.: In honor of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the S.C. Philharmonic presents two performances of our annual Beethoven and Blue Jeans concert. Beethoven and Blue Jeans is one of the most popular Masterworks concerts every season where the audience and musicians are encouraged to wear jeans and casual attire. Pro tip for…
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Society of Bluffton Artists’ Seventh Annual Holiday Boutique

Artists of the Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) are creating original, one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for the 7th annual Holiday Boutique. The boutique is scheduled for December 7-21 at the gallery’s Center for Creative Arts building next door on Church Street in Old Town Bluffton. The boutique offers the community a unique place to shop for…
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