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Columbia Museum of Art

Corner of Main and Hampton Sts, Columbia, SC
+1 803-799-2810
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The musuem is under renovation. There are only two rooms with limited artwork. I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
adp717
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Statesboro, GA
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Awesome impressionist show

Jane Peterson was an impressionist or post impressionist and reminded me of the work of Mary... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Edward S
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Lexington, South Carolina
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Corner of Main and Hampton Sts, Columbia, SC
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"permanent collection"
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"special exhibit"
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"georgia o'keefe"
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"main hall"
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"traveling exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"offering free"
in 3 reviews
"small city"
in 7 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 6 reviews
"on display"
in 8 reviews
"nice gift shop"
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"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"special events"
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"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"galleries"
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"matisse"
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"chihuly"
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"illustrations"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The musuem is under renovation. There are only two rooms with limited artwork. I would recommend going when the renovations are over.

Thank adp717
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Jane Peterson was an impressionist or post impressionist and reminded me of the work of Mary Cassat. It is the Second Sunday and was free. I wanted to see this exhibit at the Columbia Museum of Art, I have been waiting for it. I really...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We've been to a number of events at the museum. There is a real effort to include as many different interests as possible

Thank Donald J
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Appreciated the photography exhibition. The Museum is undergoing some construction so there was a significant discount. Sr discount for the in-laws. Student discount for the teenagers. Just the Mrs's and I at the construction discount.

Thank Pieter V
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I was disappointed that I visited in this time of renewal. They offered some sketches by Henri Mattese and some amazing wall size charcoal sketches of portraits of every day people.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Columbia Museum of Art does an outstanding job of exhibiting art. They just had a splendid exhibit of the book illustrations of Henry Matisse. There was also a fine display of the art of Renee Cox, a more contemporary artist. Though part of the...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Two exhibits while we were there (upstairs is undergoing a renovation/construction project), but seeing Matisse and Renee Cox made for a fun and informative morning. Free audio tours made it a bargain and a cultural highlight.

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Currently under renovation, so I didn't get a good, representative experience of it. They've got an exhibit on Henri Matisse on right now, and I discovered I don't really care for that, so it was a bit disappointing. But they do have some nice glass...More

Thank apdemas
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

The permanent exhibits are closed until late-2018. Unless the special exhibit is particularly interesting to you, this museum is probably not worth the cost of admission until it fully reopens.

Thank ikennen
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

When I consulted the museum’s website, it seemed to suggest that at least part of the collection would be accessible. This is not the case. Only a temporary exhibition of Matisse lithographs was open. I felt cheated: Admission should have been free and not simply...More

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Rebekah P
17 November 2016|
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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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4 August 2016|
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Response from MyrtleBeach60 | Reviewed this property |
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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