For the Artist in All of Us
Be transported through the eyes of an artist, take in a poetry reading, or laugh along with an improv comedy team. Columbia Art Center’s unique collection of exhibits, lectures, readings and events will engage you all year long.
EXHIBITIONS: The galleries at Columbia Association’s Columbia Art Center are brimming with wonderful exhibits that will delight and inspire the artist in all of us. Whether you prefer photography, mixed media, ceramics or other works, there is always something new to see.
SALON SERIES: Immerse yourself in a different art form each month with Columbia Art Center’s Salon Series. Local artists, poets, photographers, actors, musicians and other specialists will enlighten with their stories and their art.
READING SERIES: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Local poets and authors frequent Columbia Art Center as part of the Wilde Reading Series. Join us for an excerpt or share your own reading during an open mic session. Events are free of charge, and registration is not required.
Clay PlayLearn the basic methods of slab handbuilding with clay to construct unique decorative projects such as jewelry and candleholders. Projects will then be stamped, carved and painted with colorful underglazes. This workshop provides a great way to spend an afternoon with your friends. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages. Please allow two weeks for the drying and firing of finished work.
Create Your Best Life: The Creativity Crash CourseNEW! Enjoy this crash course on your creative personality and blast through barriers to your creativity! You will learn that as an artist, you have unique needs and strengths that can work together to help you develop your own creative personality. Cindy will help you to identify creative obstacles and show you techniques that can empower you to move forward into
creating art every day.
Fascinators Wearable Art WorkshopNEW! Fascinators have been gaining momentum all over the world. People are literally fascinated by them, as seen by their popularity during the royal weddings. Bigger than a barrette, modern fascinators are commonly made with feathers, flowers and beads and attached to the hair by a comb, headband or clip. All materials provided, but feel free to bring any special beads or charms you want to incorporate into your wearable masterpiece.
Give it a SpinHave you always wanted to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? Then this wheel-throwing workshop is for you. Learn methods for centering clay and throwing bowl and cylinder forms. Enjoy learning how to decorate finished pieces using commercial underglazes. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for the drying and firing of finished work. This workshop provides a great way to spend an afternoon with your friends. Please allow two weeks for the drying and firing of finished work.
Instagram Ready Art: Mini Sculpey FigurinesLearn how to create an adorable miniature animal sculpture with your young artist using Sculpey clay.
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Intro to One Stroke Painting: Indian CornUsing the simple and easy One Stroke technique, learn how to paint an Indian corn design for your Thanksgiving decorations. All skill levels are welcome. All supplies included.
Intro to One Stroke Painting: ScarecrowPaint a friendly scarecrow using the simple and easy One Stroke technique. Explore several basic strokes using various brushes. All skill levels are welcome. All supplies included.
Mystery Maker MixerEnjoy an evening with your friends creating a mystery art project. An instructor will take you step-by-step through the creative
process. You will leave with your own personalized artwork! No art experience required. Light refreshments available. Feel
free to bring your own beverages and snacks. Only 20 spots are available, so book now!