The Historic Melrose Art in the Yard will once again welcome artists and artisans to show and sell their original work in the downtown Columbia neighborhood. The event will be held December 3 from 1 to 5 pm with art and food at a family friendly event. Historic Melrose ArtContinue Reading

Unbound Dance Company will present Unbeing, its third consecutive annual show August 25 and 26. Performances will be at 7 pm on both days at Dreher High School, 3319 Millwood Avenue, Columbia. Unbeing explores the process of stripping away the layers of our past to confront the raw truth ofContinue Reading

The Contemporaries, an affinity group of the Columbia Museum of Art (CMA), have revealed two new museum acquisitions by Columbia-born artist Rodney McMillian. The CMA is the first museum in the Carolinas to acquire McMillian’s work. Both paintings are currently on display in the CMA’s collection gallery 20, where theyContinue Reading

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission (ICRC) and the Saluda Shoals Foundation have announced the unveiling of a large public art project at Saluda Shoals Park. The unveiling ceremony will take place this Tuesday, June 13, from 6:30 – 8 pm at the River Center, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia. TheContinue Reading

The Historic Melrose Art in the Yard (AIY) returns for the spring and will welcome art lovers and history buffs alike to the historic, downtown Columbia neighborhood. Artists and artisans will sell their original work and as an added bonus, Historic Columbia’s Palladium Tour coincides with the festival. The eventContinue Reading

The Irmo artist of the quarter is Jamie Drew. From Drew: “I’m an abstract expressionist painter using acrylic paint on cotton canvas. My name is Jamie Drew, but I go by just Drew professionally. Favorite subject is emotion! That’s what I focus on when I paint. There is no particularContinue Reading

Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students won state awards in the annual National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) Poetry and Art Contest. The theme for the 57th annual Poetry & Art contest was “Career Development Around the World: Making Connections and Increasing Access to Impact the Global Labor Market.” All of the winners at theContinue Reading

Nursery Road Elementary School-Arts Magnet is in the process of creating an original schoolwide opera. “Creating Original Opera” is designed to be an integral part of a school’s curriculum, in which an entire grade participates and an entire school is involved. The program is more than a performance, but aContinue Reading

Studio 3P, LLC is pleased to announce that their lead photographer Kimberly Case’s “Tools of the Trade Exhibition” will be shown on January 24 from 2:30-4:30 at the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. This exhibition of fine art portraiture showcases 20+ portraits of local business owners, students, workers and creativesContinue Reading