Columbia Open Studios Preview Party, April 4, 2019, presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art

WHAT: Columbia Open Studios Preview Party is a ticketed event Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7-9 p.m., hosted by 701 Center for Contemporary Art, to kick off the weekend-long Open Studios tours. Guests can mingle with participating artists and preview their work at the Columbia Open Studios Hallway Exhibition in 701 Whaley’s Community Gallery. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar are available for attendees. Explore 701 CCA’s gallery throughout the night, featuring the South Arts 2019 Southern Prize Exhibition with work from the nine esteemed State Fellowship winners. Tickets are $10 for 701 CCA members and $15 for non-members. Tickets:

WHY: The Columbia Open Studios Preview Party kicks off the arts-filled weekend. Guests can mingle amongst 2019 participating artists over an evening of art and conversation. Presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA), Columbia Open Studios is the free, self-guided tour of nearly 70 local artists’ studios spanning the City of Columbia and Richland and Lexington counties.

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7-9 p.m.

WHO: Local artists who are participating in Columbia Open Studios, along with members of the 701 CCA board will be in attendance.

WHERE:  The Columbia Open Studios Preview Party takes place in the Olympia Room on the second floor at 701 Whaley.

              701 Whaley St., Columbia, SC 29201

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About 701 CCA

701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA) is a nonprofit visual art center that promotes understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of contemporary art, the creative process and the role of art and artists in the community via its gallery & artist-in-residence program at historic 701 Whaley in Columbia, South Carolina. 701 CCA also encourages interaction between visual arts and other art forms. For more info visit


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