Calendar

Aug
14
Tue
Look @ Lunchtime
Aug 14 @ 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, facilitates LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday to explore a new object each month.

Featured object: Charles Curran, Self-Portrait, 1892

Aug
16
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We are turning up the heat in the Museum with the Summer Concert Series.  Throughout the summer, the arts collide with music provided by local and regional bands and free guided tours of the Museum’s collection provided by staff and docents.  Bring a picnic dinner or purchase one from one of our featured food trucks.

Featuring: Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Jazz Band

Sep
11
Tue
Look! @ Lunchtime
Sep 11 @ 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered around works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.

Featured object: Eddie Dominguez, Hope Rosary, 2005-2012 

Sep
13
Thu
Rothschild Distinguished Speaker Series: Mark Dion
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us as we welcome world-renowned artist Mark Dion to the Chattahoochee Valley. The recipient of the ninth annual Larry Aldrich Foundation Award (2001), The Joan Mitchell Foundation Award (2007), and the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Lucida Art Award (2008), Dion will present a visual overview of his many installation projects, as well as insights into his working process. The Columbus Museum has commissioned the artist to create a cabinet about the natural history of the local region entitled A Gentleman Collector in the Local Chattahoochee River Valley. A collaboration between the Columbus State University Department of Art and The Columbus Museum, the presentation will be followed by a reception.

RSVP by September 10

Sep
14
Fri
Hot Glass Date Night (4-6pm session)
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Instructor:  Kelly Robertson, Calvary Glass

Looking for something fun and creative to do on your next get-together with that special someone, your bestie, or maybe even a family member?  Then this hot-glass “date” night is for you.  You and your companion will learn how to gather, heat, and shape molten glass into beautiful forms for a one-of a kind piece of art! Each person will make at least one piece, choosing from the following items: flower, paperweight, heart or ornament, and more.  No previous experience is required and this session is available for beginner, intermediate, or advanced students. Only one individual in each pair should register, as the fee includes both participants. Registration will be available soon.

Register by September 7;

Hot Glass Date Night (6-8pm session)
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Instructor:  Kelly Robertson, Calvary Glass

Looking for something fun and creative to do on your next get-together with that special someone, your bestie, or maybe even a family member?  Then this hot-glass “date” night is for you.  You and your companion will learn how to gather, heat, and shape molten glass into beautiful forms for a one-of a kind piece of art! Each person will make at least one piece, choosing from the following items: flower, paperweight, heart or ornament, and more.  No previous experience is required and this session is available for beginner, intermediate, or advanced students. Only one individual in each pair should register, as the fee includes both participants. Registration will be available soon.

Register by September 7;

Hot Glass Date Night (8-10pm session)
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Instructor:  Kelly Robertson, Calvary Glass

Looking for something fun and creative to do on your next get-together with that special someone, your bestie, or maybe even a family member?  Then this hot-glass “date” night is for you.  You and your companion will learn how to gather, heat, and shape molten glass into beautiful forms for a one-of a kind piece of art! Each person will make at least one piece, choosing from the following items: flower, paperweight, heart or ornament, and more.  No previous experience is required and this session is available for beginner, intermediate, or advanced students. Only one individual in each pair should register, as the fee includes both participants. Registration will be available soon.

Register by September 7;

Sep
15
Sat
Glassblowing Experience: Pumpkins (10-11am session)
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Make your own glass pumpkin! During this hot glass experience, students will receive a quick demonstration and a lesson about the equipment needed to work with hot glass. Under the guidance of the instructor, each student will create their very own unique glass pumpkin. All materials included. ABSOLUTELY NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Each student MUST sign up for one (and only one) of the time slots. Future members receive $10 off a Museum Membership!

RSVP by September 10th; Limited openings available.

Glassblowing Experience: Pumpkins (11:30am-12:30pm session)
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Make your own glass pumpkin! During this hot glass experience, students will receive a quick demonstration and a lesson about the equipment needed to work with hot glass. Under the guidance of the instructor, each student will create their very own unique glass pumpkin. All materials included. ABSOLUTELY NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Each student MUST sign up for one (and only one) of the time slots. Future members receive $10 off a Museum Membership!

RSVP by September 10th; Limited openings available.

Glassblowing Experience: Pumpkins (1-2pm session)
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Make your own glass pumpkin! During this hot glass experience, students will receive a quick demonstration and a lesson about the equipment needed to work with hot glass. Under the guidance of the instructor, each student will create their very own unique glass pumpkin. All materials included. ABSOLUTELY NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Each student MUST sign up for one (and only one) of the time slots. Future members receive $10 off a Museum Membership! Registration will be available soon.

RSVP by September 10th; Limited openings available.

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