Columbia, S.C. – Arts & Draughts, Columbia’s most creative party, returns for a scary good time on Friday, March 13, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. A great opportunity to party with hundreds of friends and community creatives, this time the quarterly series revolves around the featured exhibition It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection and includes a fantastic lineup of performances, food, libations, and art activities from the booming Columbia cultural scene and beyond.
Revelers are encouraged to:
Stroll the open galleries, from the CMA collection to the horror, hip-hop, and hippies of exhibitions It’s Alive!, TRIBE: A Celebration of South Carolina Hip-Hop Culture, and Notes from the Underground: Poster Design from the Hippie Era
Rock out on Boyd Plaza to live musical performances from post-punk/cold wave architects Candy Coffins, Greenville's Gláss, and special “Walk This Way” performances from Czar Records’ Fat Rat da Czar and H3RO with full backing bands to celebrate TRIBE
Sip on craft beer and wine from The Whig’s cash bar featuring Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing, known for approachable and balanced lagers and ales
Nosh on food from Rambo’s Fat Cat Biscuits, Los Chicanos, The Wurst Wagen, and Pizza for Pyros
Take a Unique Perspective Tour of It’s Alive! with filmmaker Chris Bickel
Investigate the scene with a scavenger hunt of the CMA collection
See what the future holds in a tarot card reading
Create a temporary tattoo
Play in a pop-up game station including Guitar Hero Metallica from local family game store Firefly Toys and Games
Shred like a certain member of Metallica in the Kirk Hammett Guitar Experience presented by Live Nation
Pin the string on the bass with Girls Rock Columbia
Check out the 2020 census station from Columbia City Council's Complete Count Committee
Experience the Indie Grits storytelling booth
Snag new Columbia flag swag from One Columbia, Southern Fried Stitching, and Cait Maloney Creative
Make art in Open Studio activities from 701CCA
$10 / $5 for members. Join or renew membership or volunteer that night and get in free.
Presented by Cyberwoven. Sponsored by The Whig, Estates & Companies, Free Times, MacMogul Real Estate Consulting, Mast General Store, and WXRY 99.3 FM.
For more information, visit columbiamuseum.org.