In the closing days of the major exhibition CUT! Costume and the Cinema, the Columbia Museum of Art offers a variety of programs to engage and entertain the community. Each program offers its own unique way to experience the exhibition, which takes an in-depth look at the art of costume design for period films, on view through Sunday, February 19.
Arts & Draughts
Friday, February 10 | 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. | Cash bar | $9 / $5 for members. Join or renew your membership that night and get in free.
Columbia’s signature interactive party is back. The evening features live music from The Capital City Playboys, Barnwell, The Moon Moths, King Goof, DJs Preach Jacobs and King Harold, and more. The Wurst Wagen, KC Hotdogs, and The Belgian Waffle Truck provide food. The Whig offers a cash bar as well as tastings of Lonerider Brewery’s Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen. Other activities include a unique perspective tour led by Auntie Bellum Editor-In-Chief Meeghan Kane, short film screenings from past Indie Grits festivals presented by the Nickelodeon, a design-your-own-flag project with Columbia Design League, and more DIY activities courtesy of Richland Library and Save the Children Action Network. Presented by McDaniels Subaru of Columbia and Cyberwoven. Sponsored by The Whig, WXRY, and Free Times.
Sweet on CMA
Saturday, February 11 | Noon – 3:00 p.m. | Free.
The fifth annual Sweet on CMA family fun event will be a lovely time for all ages. Attendees are invited to get creative at art stations, play games, take the “Heart on your Sleeve” costume tour, try the “Puppy Love” scavenger hunt through the galleries, get a closer look at garments from duchesses, damsels, and dashing heroes in CUT! Costume and the Cinema, and enjoy a live performance ofCommedia Pinocchio from the Columbia Children’s Theatre Storykeepers. Sponsored by Dr. Kris O’Neil and Eau Claire Cooperative Health Centers.
If Loving You is Wrong
Tuesday, February 14 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. | $80 per person / $64 per person for members, all inclusive.
This enchanting evening at the CMA is an escape from the ordinary Valentine’s Day. The program starts with a romance-themed gallery talk in CUT! Costume and the Cinema followed by a catered chicken cordon bleu dinner complete with wine. Bruges Chocolaterie provides dessert. The evening concludes with a stroll down Main Street for a screening of Shakespeare in Love at The Nickelodeon. Ticket price includes admission to the CMA, movie ticket, gallery talk, dinner, dessert, and wine. Supported by CUT! Fashion Sponsors: Brittons, London and Lace, Non(e)such, and The Blake.
For more information, visit columbiamuseum.org.