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Columbia Museum of Art

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For art and special programs this is the place to be in Columbia

We are members of CMA just to support the fine programs of the museum. Recent renovations have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patriciaulku
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Columbia, South Carolina
Very Nice

We attended the Jasper John’s Gift exhibit and the Jackson Pollack exhibit. Both were very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kathyb787
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are members of CMA just to support the fine programs of the museum. Recent renovations have provided more space and a new group hall for lectures and concerts.. Art exhibitions often change and are well displayed. As members we can sign up for small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the Jasper John’s Gift exhibit and the Jackson Pollack exhibit. Both were very nice. We were well impressed with he permanent exhibit. The only thing missing was that there was no coffee shop. That would be a wonderful addition! We did notice quite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The upstairs "regular" art had authentic works that we hadn't expected. The rooms were laid out with plenty of space to be able to stand back and admire without feeling cramped, yet there were so many pieces to view. The rooms also were organized in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had no formal education in Art but have been in major museums all over the world and have learned as I went. I really liked the Columbia Museum of Art because of the information they provided on the paintings, the artists, and other background...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Athena53
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The museum is reopening their galleries and has some new artists works on view which I thoroughly enjoyed. Including standard works on bronze by Remington to the oils that we have enjoyed before , there are new artists on view including illustrations of books ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

second rate work by third and forth tier artists, with a few bad choices from top tier artists - this place desperately needs a decent curator

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very entertaining and certainly worthwhile for anyone in Columbia. Spent an afternoon here while a refugee from Hurricane Florence. Didn't expect much. But very surprised. Special exhibit was very interesting. In place exhibits perhaps even more so. And very well organized. So as to present...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

I was a first time visitor, not only to this museum, but to Charleston also. I found displays that were informative and had numerous pieces that portrayed the history of the city and state. The panels describing the work of art, with an opinion of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Was fortunate to attend and preview the reopening of the new CMA's gallery's. The Columbia Museum has a beautiful & extensive collection of many art "forms". Many have been in storage for a couple of years while the renovations were underway. A brief presentation explained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lawskk
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The museum is nice but much smaller than I expected. It has some awesome pieces of art just not enough of them. There are new/traveling exhibits now and then. It's worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carol N
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Rebekah P
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Response from MyrtleBeach60 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday's are still free but I don't know the admission, We always go on a Sunday!
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If you go to the parking garage behind Mast General on Taylor street on a Saturday or Sunday the parking is free.
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