Columbia’s most creative party returns with a punch. Arts & Draughts is going big with major exhibitions, landmark musical performances, comedy, and more on Friday, November 15, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The evening is a great opportunity to party with Van Gogh and hundreds of friends and community creatives.
The event features:
- Release party for FatRat Da Czar’s new double album TRIBE, featuring artists from across the state and across generations of South Carolina hip-hop. Performances by FatRat Da Czar, Piazo, Guttah Fam AG + Mel 1K, Langston Hughes III, Milah, The Voydd, and Ray LeJune.
- Live musical performances from Bask, the Asheville powerhouse known for their distinctive mix of Americana, stoner rock, post-rock, and psychedelic, and Daddy’s Beemer, a slack-rock four piece from Charleston seasoned by a healthy diet of house shows and bar gigs.
- DJ sets from Columbia’s own DJs Party of Some.
- Soda City Standup featuring Wayne Cousins and Jenn Snyder.
- Cash bar from The Whig featuring Asheville’s original craft brewery Highland Brewing Company.
- Nourishment from Smokey Loggins, The Wurst Wagen, Los Chicanos, and Curiosity Coffee Bar.
- Open galleries including featured exhibitions Van Gogh and His Inspirations, En Plein Air: Scenes of South Carolina, and Seeing Through the Layers: Linocuts by Maryanna Williams.
- Unique perspective tours with Preach Jacobs.
- Gallery scavenger hunts with prizes from Mast General.
- Screen-printing with UofSC’s Ink & Paper.
- Zine-making with No Radius.
- Van Gogh selfie station.
- Giveaways from TRIBE albums to CMA merchandise including Van-Gogh related items.
Price: $10 / $5 for members. Join or renew membership or volunteer that night and get in free.
Friday, November 15
7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main Street
Presented by Cyberwoven. Sponsored by The Whig; Estates & Companies; Free Times; MacMogul Real Estate Consulting; Mast General Store; and WXRY 99.3 FM. Premier Programming Sponsor: First Citizens Bank. This project is supported by a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund and by a Connected Communities grant at Central Carolina Community Foundation.
For more information, visit columbiamuseum.org.