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  • Columbia Museum of Art
    and Tours Artist Salon Damond Howard The artist salon series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects topics and disciplines Noon Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours REMIX Spark Tour The CMA is offering quick 30 minute Spark Tours of featured exhibitions 2 00 p m Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Art School Summer Camp Families Educators School Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News The CMA Kicks Off Jazz on Main Series with Special Guest Joe Gransden September 2 2015 Gransden and the Noel Freidline Trio Play Songs of Sinatra Friday September 18 2015 7 00 p m Columbia SC The Columbia Museum of Art presents the first concert in its 2015 2016 season of CMA Jazz on Main presented by Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina with a very special performance of Frank Sinatra classics and other Rat Pack tunes Noel Freidline artistic director of the series returns with his band for another exciting season Joining the Noel Freidline Trio for the series premier is vocalist and trumpeter Joe Gransden and together they will perform favorites from Sinatra Tony Bennett Dean Martin and more We are thrilled to be kicking off our third season of CMA Jazz on Main says Freidline I can t think of a more perfect artist to get things going than Joe Gransden Joe is an amazing musician and a great entertainer Rarely do you find such a perfect combination of artistry and entertainment in one individual Gransden has been described by renowned actor and director Clint Eastwood as a young man with an old soul and classic voice The New York native has become a top jazz performer in the Southeast and the CMA is proud to host him and music from his new album Joe Gransden Songs of Sinatra and Friends In Joe Gransden one finds an amazing depth and breadth continues Freidline I really can t heap the superlatives high enough He is an amazing trumpeter and vocalist he is charming and charismatic performer truly an artist that knows how to

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  • Columbia Museum of Art
    and Superman as well as two self portraits by Warhol to name a few The majority of the works outside of the CMA s Mao suite are loaned by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh Penn The CMA has also secured a partnership loan with Bank of America to borrow seven pieces from their collection The run of the exhibition is filled with an array of related evening and daytime programs for adults and families The CMA also received a generous 25 000 Community Engagement Grant in support of the Warhol exhibition and related programming from the Central Carolina Community Foundation CCCF From Marilyn to Mao presents a unique opportunity for the community to engage in conversation and connect through a variety of interactive programs and experiences The CMA has a longstanding partnership with the CCCF as both seek to improve the quality of life for Midlands residents and create a welcoming community This exhibition is presented through the generosity of Presenting Sponsor BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Gold Sponsors Bank of America and U S Trust Silver Sponsors Columbia Marriott and Marcia and Allen Montgomery Bronze Sponsors Adams and Reese LLP Nelson Mullins Riley Scarborough LLP Dr and Mrs Benjamin M Gimarc and Susan Thorpe and John Baynes Friends of Warhol Sponsors Dr Suzan D Boyd and Mr M Edward Sellers Ms Cheryl R Holland and Mr P Douglas Quackenbush Carol Saunders and Dovetail Insurance Adopt A Famous Face Sponsor AgFrist Farm Credit Bank Supporting Sponsors Tony and Sheila DiCioccio Dr and Mrs W John Bayard Barbara and Roger Blau Dr and Mrs Alan H Brill M D Robert L and Mary Lou Burr Mr and Mrs Theodore B Dubose Mr and Mrs David E Dukes Mr and Mrs Aaron Gilchrist Mr and Mrs Robert H Kennedy Jr Cathy and Michael Love ReNewell Inc Fine Art Conservation and Kirkland and James Smith a generous grant from Central Carolina Community Foundation and additional support provided by individual contributions and donors through Midlands Gives BlueCross is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces says David Pankau president and CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina We believe the arts are an essential part of a healthy and thriving community Through our support of the Columbia Museum of Art BlueCross helps foster inspiration and creativity in the region and is another way to let visitors know South Carolina has much to offer Related Exhibition and Programs Exhibition Identity On view in the Caroline Guignard Community Gallery Tuesday August 11 through Sunday September 27 Drawing inspiration from Warhol s Interview magazine this community gallery exhibition allows for a dialogue between established and burgeoning artists in Columbia s art scene Each established artist has chosen promising new talents to collaborate on a piece that explores the concept of identity further examining issues touched on in From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces Free Programs Book a Tour and Save on Admission Gather your friends and make a reservation to enjoy a docent led or self guided tour of the exhibition and save on admission Hungry Choose the tour with a lunch option or enjoy wine and cheese after your tour Details at columbiamuseum org School Tours School group visits include an in depth guided tour of From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces and a hands on art project that connects to language arts social studies and key areas of the core curriculum For more information contact CMA Education Manager Kayleigh Vaughn at 803 343 2163 or kvaughn columbiamuseum org Art Explorer Backpacks and Gallery Guides Art Explorer Backpacks are designed to encourage families to have fun in the galleries with interactive activities Each backpack includes a sketchbook with colored pencils a pair of binoculars a compass and hands on activities that relate to the theme of the backpack chosen Themes include pattern color shape and the current exhibition Ask for one at the visitor services desk Gallery guides are your source to family fun Guides include insider information about some of the works and a gallery hunt to discover shapes patterns and more Available for free in the CMA lobby Gallery Tour From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces Every Saturday 1 00 p m A guided tour provides an overview of the thematically focused exhibition From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces featuring 55 of Warhol s famous portraits to explore pop art s tenet of the cult of celebrity the idea that pop culture adores the famous simply because they are famous Free with membership or admission Related Summer Camps Of the many camps offered this summer these are inspired by the exhibitions Ages 4 7 135 108 for Dual Family Members and above Ages 8 12 160 128 for Dual Family Members and above Ages 13 18 190 152 for Dual Family Members and above Gladys Goes Pop June 15 19 9 00 a m Noon Ages 4 7 That s Pop Art of course Travel through From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces with Gladys the grasshopper for inspiration In the studio create your own fabulously popular artwork Project Runway MOD Edition July 13 17 and July 27 31 9 00 a m Noon Ages 8 12 Design and create your own look inspired by Andy Warhol s Famous MOD style The final day of camp features a fashion show with the CMA galleries as your runway Warhol s Workshop July 13 17 1 00 4 00p m Ages 8 12 Join us in exploring the exhibition From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces and learn to create screen prints just as the artist did Learn the process of silkscreen from start to finish Printmaking 101 Warhol Edition July 27 31 1 00 4 00 p m Ages 13 18 Experiment with traditional and alternative printmaking techniques including silkscreen View original prints in the CMA s exhibition From

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    Gala Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours Artist Salon Damond Howard The artist salon series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects topics and disciplines Noon Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours REMIX Spark Tour The CMA is offering quick 30 minute Spark Tours of featured exhibitions 2 00 p m Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Art School Summer Camp Families Educators School Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News ArtBreak Explores the Music of the 1893 World s Fair May 11 2015 The Columbia Museum of Art presents ArtBreak The Music of the 1893 World s Fair with CMA Adjunct Curator of Music Peter Hoyt continuing the new series of unique art talks on Tuesday March 17 from 10 30 a m to noon ArtBreak is a program that looks at art through a different lens Each session

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  • Columbia Museum of Art
    Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News The Columbia Museum of Art Brings Together 46 Warhols in Summer 2015 Museum Announces Gift of 10 Warhols to Its Collection April 17 2015 Columbia S C The Columbia Museum of Art announces its exciting summer exhibition From Marilyn to Mao Andy Warhol s Famous Faces on view June 12 through September 13 2015 The exhibition is a thematically focused look at the artist s influential silkscreens and his interest in portraits Andy Warhol 1928 1987 is central to the pop art movement and one of the best known 20th century American artists From Marilyn to Mao uses 46 of Warhol s famous portraits to explore pop art s tenet of the cult of celebrity the idea that pop culture adores the famous simply because they are famous Warhol exploited society s collective obsession with fame like no artist before or after him The exhibition celebrates the Mao suite an anonymous gift to the CMA of the complete set of 10 silkscreens Warhol created in 1972 of Mao Zedong chairman of the Communist Party of China 1949 1976 The CMA is very grateful for the generous gift of Warhol s complete Mao suite to our collection by an anonymous donor says CMA Executive Director Karen Brosius In honor of the gift we organized From Marilyn to Mao with this significant acquisition of 10 Maos as the centerpiece The gift strengthens the museum s growing collection and its concentration on modern and contemporary art Our deep thanks to The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh Penn and to Bank of America for being major lenders to this exhibition and providing support which is essential to sharing this remarkable selection of Warhol s work with the Midlands Warhol first gained success as a commercial illustrator before becoming a world renowned artist His works explore the relationship between artistic expression celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s concepts he continued to examine throughout his career His art forms a mirror of the rise of commercialism and the cult of personality He was not a judge of his subjects as much as a talented impresario who brought thousands of people into the pantheon of fame if only for fifteen minutes Some such as Marilyn Monroe got a few more minutes Andy Warhol defines American popular culture like no other visual artist says CMA Chief Curator Will South Warhol s subjects were taken right off the supermarket shelf everyone knows his Campbell s Soup cans His subjects were also taken off the silver screen he was obsessed with the famous and the idea of fame

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  • Columbia Museum of Art
    Contemporaries Events Friends of African American Art Culture Events CMA Gala Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours Artist Salon Damond Howard The artist salon series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects topics and disciplines Noon Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours REMIX Spark Tour The CMA is offering quick 30 minute Spark Tours of featured exhibitions 2 00 p m Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Art School Summer Camp Families Educators School Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News Charles Courtney Curran Artist Salon March 17 2015 The CMA presents the next event in its Artist Salon series with a special presentation by artists from Vista Studios Gallery 80808 on Friday March 27 2015 at noon among the art in the Charles Courtney Curran Seeking the Ideal exhibition The Artist Salon series features gallery talks about a wide

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  • Columbia Museum of Art
    343 2198 REMIX Spoken All Exhibitions Kress Collection American Asian European Modern and Contemporary Vogel Collection All Events CMA Chamber Music on Main CMA Jazz on Main Arts Draughts Talks and Tours Columbia Design League Events Contemporaries Events Friends of African American Art Culture Events CMA Gala Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours Artist Salon Damond Howard The artist salon series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects topics and disciplines Noon Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours REMIX Spark Tour The CMA is offering quick 30 minute Spark Tours of featured exhibitions 2 00 p m Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Art School Summer Camp Families Educators School Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News CMA Chamber Music on Main Returns with Pianist Adam Neiman March 5 2015 The Columbia Museum of Art presents the fourth concert in

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    Damond Howard The artist salon series features gallery talks about a wide range of subjects topics and disciplines Noon Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Fri 12 February 2016 Talks and Tours REMIX Spark Tour The CMA is offering quick 30 minute Spark Tours of featured exhibitions 2 00 p m Cost Free with membership or admission Learn More Art School Summer Camp Families Educators School Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News The CMA Hosts Tatara Fire A Discussion with Henry Mandell The Burning of Columbia and Transformation Through Fire February 17 2015 Columbia S C The Columbia Museum of Art hosts a discussion with New York based artist Henry Mandell about his mural Tatara Fire and its connection to the 150th anniversary of the burning of Columbia on Tuesday February 24 at 7 00 p m The commission to create Tatara Fire has allowed me to explore the theme of transformation through fire on a grand scale says Mandell The painting is composed from ancient stories the history of Columbia and the transformative power of fire The layered stretching and folding of the words and the unique coloring of each individual letter combines into a rich visual metaphor about unleashing energy Each line is the altered shape of an individual letter of these stories I transform the words into abstraction to infuse the mural with the spiritual nature of creating sacred objects from humble materials Mandell was born in New York City and continues to live and work there making abstract artworks with unusual methods Paintings and works on paper are composed from text which is transformed into complex patterns from the outlines of all the words Using stories raw data or poetry as a starting point and working by hand with a digital brush Mandell transforms the shapes of letters into new forms using computers and drawing programs Once completed the paintings are printed on canvas with archival inkjet printers In 2014 his 11 x 26 foot mural Tatara Fire was installed in the CMA Commissioned by the museum Tatara Fire refers to the symbols of transformation through fire

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    Programs Community Outreach Group Tours About Face Multimedia Tours Sat 13 February 2016 For Families Sweet on CMA Come have a lovely time at the fourth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Sun 14 February 2016 For Families Passport to Art Puppy Love This free drop in studio program for families features thematic hands on art projects and a family tour Valentine s Day is all about love Noon 3 00 p m Cost Free Learn More Become a Member Donate Sponsor Volunteer Give the Gift of Art Support the Museum Your gift helps the museum achieve its mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit Make a Donation Become a Member Join today engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art Join the CMA Back to News The Columbia Museum of Art and Friends of African American Art and Culture Present Lecture on African American Artist Robert S Duncanson November 4 2014 Highlights New Painting Given in Honor of Executive Director s Ten Years at the Museum Talk and Unveiling on Tuesday November 18 2014 Columbia S C The Columbia Museum of Art and Friends of African American Art Culture FAAAC present a special lecture Robert S Duncanson 19th Century African American Master by CMA Chief Curator Will South in the Museum s Lorick Auditorium on Tuesday November 18 2014 at 6 00 p m The lecture sponsored by the CMA membership affiliate FAAAC is presented in celebration of the Museum s recent gift of Duncanson s oil painting Landscape with Fantastic Architecture After the lecture attendees will be the first to view the painting on display The CMA has a long standing commitment to collecting and exhibiting African American art and this beautiful addition to the collection enhances the CMA s opportunity to present and interpret the history of art in America Duncanson was described during his life as the greatest landscape painter in the West says South In recent decades he has been rediscovered as an artist of exceptional talent who painted some of the most important murals in America prior to the Civil War but faded into obscurity after his death Landscape with Fantastic Architecture is a small but jewel like example of the artist s skill and vision In it he creates a visually pristine and ideal world a view typical of the Hudson River School Duncanson was an artist who worked to excel as a painter a career normally not available to African Americans in the 19th century Despite formidable challenges he made himself into an artist and forged a place in history as one of the finest painters of the period The painting is given in honor of Karen Brosius in recognition of her first decade as director of the Columbia Museum of Art by Kay and John Bachmann Melissa and Joe Blanchard Susan and Darnall Boyd Suzan

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