Calendar

May
30
Thu
Making Conversation Closing Reception
May 30 @ 6:00 pm

 

Join us as we celebrate “Making Conversation,” the Museum’s collaborative project with Warren Williams Homes and the Housing Authority of Columbus, Georgia. See the exhibition of residents’ photos and memorabilia through the decades one more time, and learn more about new public art coming to the neighborhood this summer!

This event is FREE and open to the public but pre-registration is required. Register by May 23.

Contact curatorial@columbusmuseum.com or 706.748.2562 ext. 2111.

Jun
1
Sat
Yoga at the Museum!
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

 

 

De-stress with a yoga class at The Columbus Museum, surrounded by art and history! Start with a short mindfulness-focused gallery experience then relax with a gentle, all levels yoga session led by Sue Tomkiewicz.

 

 

Some yoga mats are available on a first come, first served basis.

 

 

Registration required. Free for Members/ $5 for Future Members

 

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Jun
8
Sat
Teen Summer Kick-Off
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Grab your friends and join us at the Museum for a summer teen takeover! During this all day art-making extravaganza, teens can drop into three different workshops and learn techniques to create mosaics, pottery and strengthen their photography skills. Instructors in each area will work one-on-one with teens as they create their unique works of art. Each workshop will also have a gallery challenge. Participants will receive a prize for each workshop they complete.

Mosaic Instructor: Lesley Jakovcic
Photography Instructor: Renato Ferreira
Pottery Instructor: Samantha Simmons

FREE
Ages 13-18

Miss Georgia- Exhibition Opening and Reception
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm
Jun
9
Sun
Sunday Snapshots
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Drop into the Museum one Sunday afternoon each month, meet your docent tour guide in the Lobby, and get a themed tour exploring either our permanent collection or temporary exhibitions.

 

These tours are appropriate for visitors of all ages and a new theme will be explored each month.

 

June: Georgia Artists

 

Jun
10
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 8-10
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

 

June 10-14
Art and Science

Instructor: Kirsten Dunn
Calling all mad scientists! Join us for a week of exploration as we dive headfirst into what it means to CREATE art and unlock the mysteries and secrets that science can bring to the artist’s table. Your camper will have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of mediums, as well as rediscover their favorite pieces within the Museum’s collection.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

Jun
13
Thu
Museum Shop One-Day Sale
Jun 13 all-day

Check out many discounts and items on clearance throughout our Museum shop — ranging from 10 to 75 percent off!

Jun
14
Fri
Fantastic Friday, Bright Star Theater “Beauty and the Beast”
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am

 

Join Lenny and Mabel, the “greatest actors in the world” as they bring this classic work of literature to life. This heart-warming tale shows that beauty is what lies within. See why this fairy tale has been enchanting audiences since 1740.

 

 

*Afternoon concerts are available for groups ONLY.  If you are interested in registering for a group concert please contact edu@columbusmuseum.com.
Jun
17
Mon
Pre-K Summer Camp
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm

 

 

 

Amazing Animals
Instructor: Kirsten Dunn

Take a walk on the wild side! Does your child love learning about Earth’s creatures? From the biggest to the smallest, your child will play, create and explore everything to do with animals and art at the Museum! By the end of the week, each camper will have a new understanding of paint, sculpture and mixed media, all while getting to know some of their favorite animals.

Cost is: $60 for Members and $80 for Nonmembers.

 

 

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Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered. Pre-K Campers must be fully toilet trained and able to demonstrate full bathroom independence in order to attend any drop-off program.

Pre-K campers should bring a snack each day.

Jun
20
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Summer Concert Series: Fort Benning Maneuver of Excellence Jazz Band

Come for the music and stay for the fun! Enjoy live music from a different regional band each month, as well as art making and a guided tour of the Museum. Bring your own picnic supper or purchase one from an onsite food truck.

 

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