Sky High Safari at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

June 26, 2012

  Ever wonder what it’s like to hang in the trees like a siamang or see the world through the eyes of a giraffe?  Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is now offering guests a whole new perspective with the opening of its newest attraction: Sky-High Safari at Riverbanks.

A Reflection on American Design History

June 22, 2012

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design The Columbia Museum of Art announces that the exhibition, The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design, will be on view from April 28 through August 26, 2012. 

Michael Kenna: Venezia

October 6, 2011

  On exhibit October 23 at the Columbia Museum of Art is Michael Kenna: Venezia.  Michael Kenna’s work has often been described as enigmatic, graceful, and hauntingly beautiful. The exhibition features 53 black and white images that demonstrate a skilled photographer’s ability to capture on film what we cannot see with our eyes, such as […]

EdVenture Opens Two Permanent Exhibits: Wags & Whiskers and Body Detectives

October 4, 2011

Images provided by EdVenture. EdVenture is adding two exciting new permanent exhibits this fall: Wags & Whiskers and Body Detectives.  This is the first major renovation of museum galleries at EdVenture, a unique facility that supports the enhancement of 21st century skills for the children of South Carolina. Wags & Whiskers is a 265 sq […]

Carolina Downhome Blues Festival

September 29, 2011

The Carolina Downhome Blues Festival, held in Camden, is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year from October 6 through 8, with 44 performances at 15 different sites by 22 different performers. The $35 Weekend pass (Thursday-Saturday) is the best deal.  Daily admission is $10 Thursday, $15 Friday, and $15 Saturday.

Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action ™

August 11, 2011

EdVenture, always a treat for the young and the young at heart, has an exciting exhibit that will run through September 11, 2011. Featuring the theme of action adventures that are popular in children’s books and movies, Run! Jump! Fly! Adventure in Action™ inspires young people to get physically active. The exhibit invites visitors to […]

Celebrating America’s Treasures: Local Preservation Projects Recognized

July 28, 2011

Each May, in observance of National Historic Preservation Month, Historic Columbia Foundation recognizes local projects that epitomize efforts to maintain and add to the historically, architecturally, and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes within the city and Richland County.  This year the Foundation joins the National Trust for Historic Preservation in its theme of “Celebrating America’s […]

Sixth Annual Brew at the Zoo

July 26, 2011

August 6, 2011, marks the 6th annual Brew at the Zoo. The sell-out event attracts nearly 2000 guests and features samples of domestic and imported brews from around the world.

An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles

July 21, 2011

For the first time in history, the Columbia Museum of Art opens its Modern and Contemporary vaults to famed South Carolina artist Sigmund Abeles to present An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles.  The major summer exhibition is on view June 17 through October 23, 2011.

Who Shot Rock

January 18, 2011

Who Shot Rock and Roll is the first major exhibition on rock and roll to put photographers in the foreground, acknowledging their creative and collaborative role in the history of rock music. The exhibition includes 175 works by more than 100 photographers, and covers the rock and roll era from the 1950s to the present, […]