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CMA winter workshops offer families an artistic holiday break

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Columbia Museum of Art offers two winter workshops on Monday and Tuesday, December 18 and 19, to engage students in hands-on learning and to spark creativity. This popular annual program provides children ages four to 12 years old with fun, thematically focused art classes and allows families extra time to take care of holiday preparations.

Winter Workshops:
December 18 and 19 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.
$80 / $64 for members 
Pre-registration is required. 
Please bring a lunch for the built-in break.

Jazz It Up! | Ages 4 – 7
Instructor: Dana Witkoski
Jazz and poetry blossom with bright collages, prints, and more based on pieces from our featured exhibition Henri Matisse: Jazz & Poetry on Paper. Witkoski is the CMA education and engagement coordinator. A Columbia native, she crafts jewelry and sells it at stores and art fairs around the city.

D.I.Y. Design | Ages 8 – 12 
Instructor: Katrina Hampton
This two-day workshop is for kids with an eye for design. We’ll explore a variety of fashion trends and create our own wearable art inspired by our current exhibitions. Hampton is a Columbia-based artist and teacher working across a variety of disciplines including printmaking, collage, painting, and mixed media. She currently teaches visual art at Westwood High School in Richland Two. Hampton has been an instructor with CMA summer camps since 2013.

For more information on winter workshops, visit columbiamuseum.org.

The Columbia Museum of Art is a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to lifelong learning and community enrichment for all. Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, S.C., the CMA ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and creative educational programs. At the heart of the CMA and its programs is its collection, which encompasses 7,000 works and spans 5,000 years of art history. Established in 1950, the CMA now welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually and is a catalyst for community creativity and education, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds. It is the recipient of a National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a National Art Education Association award for its contributions to arts education, a National Park Foundation Award, and two Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts for outstanding contributions to the arts in South Carolina.  To learn more, visit www.columbiamuseum.org.

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