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Art: Museum
A Compass to Guide: South Carolina Cabinetmakers Today
South Carolina has a long history of local cabinetmakers, who worked primarily to supply their surrounding communities with the furniture and implements needed in everyday life. While the industrial revolution saw the transition of much of this work to lar...
University of South Carolina – McKissick Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Fri 6/2/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Sat 6/3/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Fri 6/9/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Art: Museum
Costa Rica Connections: USC Study Abroad International Perspectives on Higher Education
The University of South Carolina has a robust study abroad program, but it is not just for students. Faculty and staff, many of whom have never studied abroad before, are invited to participate in the International Perspectives on Higher Education (IPHE) p...
University of South Carolina – McKissick Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-3pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection
Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection features over forty paintings by native Southerners and painters who travelled to the Southern states between the 1880s and the 1940s. These stunning artworks reflect a moment in Amer...
University of South Carolina – McKissick Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Fri 6/2/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Sat 6/3/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Fri 6/9/17 at 8:30am-5pm
Art: Museum
Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology entrepreneurs, Indian Americans have long been an inextricable part of American life. Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation exp...
South Carolina State Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Enduring Spirit : The Art of Tyrone Geter
Columbia African-American artist Tyrone Geter debuts an all-new series of large-scale charcoal and pastel drawings in this one-person show of approximately two dozen works. Geter’s work is heavily influenced by his mother, who grew up in the early 20th cen...
Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Fri 6/2/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Xanthus Smith and Civil War Maritime Art
The Civil War redefined the nation on multiple levels, including forever changing American art. Instead of the early 19th century scenes of untouched natural beauty, artists began recording the new technologies and realities of warfare. Xanthus Smith wa...
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 - Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 6/13/17 - Sat 6/17/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 6/20/17 - Sat 6/24/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery, Museum
ART: A Collection of Collections
Did you know? The SC State Museum is home to over 4,000 works of art, hand-made objects and various collections within its collection. Many of these pieces have never been on display in the museum. ART: A Collection of Collections will highlight some of th...
South Carolina State Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-6pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: Museum
Guy Lipscomb: A Centennial Celebration
This year marks the centennial anniversary of artist Guy Lipscomb’s birth on April 11, 1917, providing an opportunity to highlight his tremendous contributions to the State Museum. The exhibition Guy Lipscomb: A Centennial Celebration, in the Community Gal...
South Carolina State Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-6pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 5/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 at 10am-8pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
South Carolina & The Great War
Discover what life was like in the palmetto state on the eve of World War I, learn why America decided to join the war, examine the efforts South Carolina took to build up military forces, explore the war time experiences of overseas South Carolina soldier...
South Carolina State Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-6pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 at 10am-8pm
Wed 5/31/17 - Fri 6/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Gallery
Wanda Steppe
This exhibition will be shown through July 29.
City Art
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 5/27/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Fri 6/2/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 6/3/17 at 11am-3pm
Mon 6/5/17 - Fri 6/9/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Class/Workshop, Ceramics/Pottery
Beginning Throwing Friday
Have you ever wanted to learn abut throwing pottery but want a class during the day? If so then this is the class for you. This course will provide students the knowledge necessary to continue throwing pottery. At the end of this course students may el...
The Art Center of the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 2pm-4pm
Fri 6/2/17 at 2pm-4pm
Fri 6/9/17 at 2pm-4pm
Fri 7/7/17 at 2pm-4pm
Fri 7/14/17 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Children
Family Fun Friday
Bring the whole family for an evening of fun at EdVenture. Admission is just $1 per person!
EdVenture Children's Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 5pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
May Lunch and Learn - Target Tokyo: Doolittle Raid
James Scott will present the lecture Target Tokyo: Doolittle Raid (2015). This lecture takes place in the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum’s Education Room and is free to attend. Lectures are from 12:00-1:00 pm and you are invited to bring you...
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum
Columbia, SC

Fri 5/26/17 at 12pm-1pm
Art: Art Show, Design
EcoFAB Trash Couture 2017
A unique fashion show brought to you by Tapp's Arts Center.
Tapp's Arts Center
Columbia, SC

Sat 5/27/17 at 6pm-11pm
Art: Design, Art Show
EcoFAB Trash Couture 2017
A unique fashion show brought to you by Tapp's Arts Center
Tapp's Arts Center
Columbia, SC

Sat 5/27/17 at 6pm-11pm
Talks & Readings: For the Family, Gospel, Religious
New Sunday Sermon Series with Dr. Stephen Chitty
Location: Christian Life Church—2700 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210. Dates: Sundays, beginning January 15th thru 2017—9a, 10a, and 11a. Pastor Stephen Chitty with the new Sunday Sermon Series: The Lion and The Lamb—Acts 20:13–37. Comfortable, familiar...
Christian Life Church
Columbia, SC

Sun 5/28/17 at 9am
Sun 6/4/17 at 9am
Sun 6/11/17 at 9am
Sun 6/18/17 at 9am
Sun 6/25/17 at 9am
Talks & Readings: For the Family, Gospel, Religious
New Sunday Sermon Series with Dr. Stephen Chitty
Location: Christian Life Church—2700 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210. Dates: Sundays, beginning January 15th thru 2017—9a, 10a, and 11a. Pastor Stephen Chitty with the new Sunday Sermon Series: The Lion and The Lamb—Acts 20:13–37. Comfortable, familiar...
Christian Life Church
Columbia, SC

Sun 5/28/17 at 9am
Sun 6/4/17 at 9am
Sun 6/11/17 at 9am
Sun 6/18/17 at 9am
Sun 6/25/17 at 9am
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Class/Workshop
Introduction to Pottery
This six week class is designed to equip the student with the basics of pottery. This includes but is not limited to: information on clay, knowledge of basic tools, techniques associated with pinch pots, coils and working with slabs. An estimated 4 projec...
The Art Center of the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation
Columbia, SC

Mon 5/29/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mon 6/5/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mon 6/12/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mon 7/10/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Mon 7/17/17 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Meeting
NarAnon Meeting
Famlies and friends of addicts are welcome.
Anglican Cathedral Church of the Epiphany
Columbia, SC

Mon 5/29/17 at 6pm-7pm
Mon 6/5/17 at 6pm-7pm
Mon 6/12/17 at 6pm-7pm
Mon 6/19/17 at 6pm-7pm
Mon 6/26/17 at 6pm-7pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
12 Stones
12 Stones is a post-grunge band formed in Louisiana in 2000. The band has released three albums; their self-titled debut, Potter's Field and Anthem For The Underdog. The band has had several singles land on the mainstream rock charts including 'Lie To Me' ...
Music Farm
Columbia, SC

Tue 5/30/17 at 9pm
    

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