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The CMA is in Full Swing for First Thursdays on Main

Film, Coloring Party, Trunk Show, and Discounted Admission
on Thursday, April 7

Columbia, S.C. – As the weather is heating up, so is First Thursdays on Main. On Thursday, April 7, Boyd Plaza will be bustling with activities from a number of local organizations and the Columbia Museum of Art is hosting several events inside the building.

Style Wars: A Retrospective with The Dynamic Rockers features a free screening of the 1983 hip-hop documentary Style Wars with a special talkback with legendary hip-hop crew The Dynamic Rockers, who were featured in the film. Directed by Tony Silver and produced by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant, Style Wars was awarded the Grand Prize for Documentaries at the 1983 Sundance Film Festival. This program is part of Love Peace & Hip-Hop’s Hip-Hop Family Day. The film begins at 6:00 p.m.
CMA membership affiliate Friends of African American Art & Culture (FAAAC) hosts Sip and Scribble with FAAAC, a coloring book party featuring African-American art from the CMA collection, as well as art from Afrocentric coloring books. Jazz, soul, and Afrobeat music provide the background for the free event, which takes place from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The CMA Shop hosts a trunk show with Hippy Do Da Creations. The free-spirited and bohemian-inspired handmade jewelry will be showcased from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
In addition to these events, the CMA will be offering $5 admission for the evening. In addition to our world-class collection, this includes admission to our featured exhibition REMIX: Themes and Variations in African-American Art, a groundbreaking exhibition that includes a wide variety of work dating from the early 20th century to the present. Discounted admission available from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
For more information, visit columbiamuseum.org

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