One Columbia for Arts and History

One Columbia teams up with Kroger to commission mural from local artist for new store

One Columbia for Arts and History has partnered with The Kroger Co. to commission a mural that celebrates the spirit of South Carolina and the Midlands for a new Kroger Marketplace store opening Wednesday at Killian and Farrow roads in northeast Richland County. The mural was designed by Alexander Rusnak and is titled “Gaze.” Rusnak, a student at the University of…

June recognized as Columbia Music Month with events across the city

Columbia’s City Council declared June as Columbia Music Month during Tuesday’s council meeting. The proclamation by City Council recognizes the contributions of music to the culture of the Midlands as well as its ability to stimulate the local economy and tourism. Make Music Columbia is encouraging people to come out June 21 to create music at designated places across the…

Photo Gallery: Children’s artwork displayed to highlight Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Awareness month

  First Thursday on Main kicked off last night’s event in a special way at Columbia City Hall’s art gallery with an exhibit dedicated to bringing awareness to childhood cancer. The city partnered with Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital to present the artwork of 32 patients from the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in an exhibit titled “A to…