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Welcome to the Official Columbia Calendar of Events managed by the Columbia Regional Visitors Center. Events are searchable by date, keyword and category, with ongoing events listed on the lower portion of the page. If you would like your event to be considered for a listing on our calendar, please review our calendar criteria and submit the details of your event.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Calendar of Events
through October 5, 2014
Location: EdVenture Children's Museum
Monday through Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday: 12:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
Come explore the world of the butterfly! Visit EdVenture’s living exhibit, Blooming Butterflies, and explore the world of these fascinating insects! This 2,500 square foot exhibit is filled ...More»
through March 15, 2015
Location: South Carolina State Museum
Monday 10 AM - 5 PM, Tuesday 10 AM - 8 PM, Wednesday - Friday 10 AM - 5 PM, Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM
Building a Universe features creations by artists whose work deals with space and the universe, either directly or conceptually, according to Chief Curator of Art Paul Matheny.
The exhibition ...More»
Explore General William T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign, the battles and destructive path of his Army, and the controversies surrounding the infamous Burning of Columbia. The exhibit will look at ...More»
The South Carolina State Museum presents a new changing exhibit, Chapman’s Charleston, 1863-1864, which tells the story of the Civil War in Charleston from 1863-1864 through eyes of artist ...More»
Journey back in time when monsters walked the earth, swam in the seas and soared through the skies in Dinosaurs: A Bite Out of Time at the South Carolina State Museum. After being extinct for more ...More»
The Columbia Museum of Art Offers Days of Free Admission
September 23 through October 3, 2014
The Columbia Museum of Art opens its galleries for free admission beginning Tuesday, September 23, ...More»
Based on the discovery of rare Confederate purchasing receipts, this exhibit takes the visitor on a journey from the smoke-filled backroom deals of England, through the thrill and danger of ...More»
Drawing from its growing collection of locally made and imported ceramics, Historic Columbia explores the various dining, cooking and storage wares common in 19th-century Columbia, South Carolina. ...More»
On Thursday, September 18, 2014 Gallery 80808/Vista Studios will be transformed into a unique, operatic atmosphere for Jasper Magazine’s autumn release. This event is also being featured in ...More»
Showcasing rarely displayed pieces from Historic Columbia's museum collection, this thematically-driven show will investigate makers, sellers and consumers of silver in Columbia and Richland ...More»
South Carolina Unearthed, the South Carolina State Museum’s new temporary natural history exhibit, showcases a variety of specimens from the museum’s extensive and nationally-known ...More»
through November 25, 2014
Location: Whole Foods Market Columbia
10:30 AM - Story Time will not be held December 24th or December 31st.
Join us in the Community Room with the Richland Library for stories, songs, dancing and fun. Healthy snacks will be provided! All ages welcome.
Please note Story Time will not ...More»
through January 4, 2015
Location: Columbia Museum of Art
Tuesday - Friday 11 am - 5 pm; Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday Noon - 5 pm
This intimate and colorful exhibition uses still life painting to tell the story of American art. From polished photographic apples, to loosely, but lovingly, painted bowls on the kitchen table, ...More»
The South Carolina State Museum will present a virtual exhibition, The Life and Art of Addie Sims: A Look into Her World, which will showcase the artwork by Addie Sims, a female artist who produced ...More»
The fifth installment of the Museum's series of exhibits focusing on the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.
through July 25, 2015
Location: McKissick Museum
M-F 8:30 - 5:00; Sat 11:00 - 3:00
McKissick Museum celebrates Native American traditional arts of the Southeast with its exhibition, Traditions, Change, and Celebration, due to open August 2014.
Showcasing objects drawn from ...More»