Columbia Museum of Art blowout party celebrates It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection on Friday the 13th


An event so good, it’s scary. Photo credit: Drew Baron / Columbia Museum of Art.

Arts & Draughts, Columbia’s most creative party, returns for a scary good time on Friday, March 13, from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. A great opportunity to party with hundreds of friends and community creatives, this time the quarterly series revolves around the featured exhibition It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection and includes a fantastic lineup of performances, food, libations, and art activities from the booming Columbia cultural scene and beyond.

Revelers are encouraged to:

  • Stroll the open galleries, from the CMA collection to the horror, hip-hop, and hippies of exhibitions It’s Alive!TRIBE: A Celebration of South Carolina Hip-Hop Culture, and Notes from the Underground: Poster Design from the Hippie Era
  • Rock out on Boyd Plaza to live musical performances from post-punk/cold wave architects Candy Coffins, Greenville’s Gláss, and special “Walk This Way” performances from Czar Records’ Fat Rat da Czar and H3RO with full backing bands to celebrate TRIBE
  • Sip on craft beer and wine from The Whig’s cash bar featuring Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing, known for approachable and balanced lagers and ales
  • Nosh on food from Rambo’s Fat Cat Biscuits, Los Chicanos, The Wurst Wagen, and Pizza for Pyros
  • Take a Unique Perspective Tour of It’s Alive! with filmmaker Chris Bickel
  • Investigate the scene with a scavenger hunt of the CMA collection
  • See what the future holds in a tarot card reading
  • Create a temporary tattoo
  • Play in a pop-up game station including Guitar Hero Metallica from local family game store Firefly Toys and Games
  • Shred like a certain member of Metallica in the Kirk Hammett Guitar Experience presented by Live Nation
  • Pin the string on the bass with Girls Rock Columbia
  • Check out the 2020 census station from Columbia City Council’s Complete Count Committee
  • Experience the Indie Grits storytelling booth
  • Snag new Columbia flag swag from One Columbia, Southern Fried Stitching, and Cait Maloney Creative
  • Make art in Open Studio activities from 701CCA

$10 / $5 for members. Join or renew membership or volunteer that night and get in free.
Presented by Cyberwoven. Sponsored by The Whig, Estates & Companies, Free Times, MacMogul Real Estate Consulting, Mast General Store, and WXRY 99.3 FM.
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