Published on April 16th, 2019 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


12th Annual Greater Columbia Record Fair spins a good time at the CMA

Largest local vinyl market of the year features live music, drinks, food, and art


Program: 12th Annual Greater Columbia Record Fair

The Greater Columbia Record Fair returns to the Columbia Museum Art for the 12th consecutive year. Vendors from across the Southeast bring everything from well-loved classics to rare and highly collectible finds. Along with record sifting, fairgoers can grab food and drinks at the pop-up beer garden from The Whig, The War Mouth, The Belgian Waffle Truck, and Wolf Pizza on the newly renovated Boyd Plaza. Plus, live music, DJ sets from the Greater Columbia Society for the Preservation of Soul, guided gallery tours, and art projects in the CMA’s newly renovated studios. All galleries open, including the CMA collection and featured exhibitions Jackson Pollock: Mural, A Life with Art: Gifts from Dwight and Sue Emanuelson, Our Voice: Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards, and Shades of Greene: The Art of Sanford Greene.



Sunday, April 28
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Galleries open and free 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main Street

This project is supported by a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund and by a Connected Communities grant at Central Carolina Community Foundation.

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About the CMA
The Columbia Museum of Art is a charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to lifelong learning and community enrichment for all. Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, S.C., the CMA ranks among the leading art institutions in the country and is distinguished by its innovative exhibitions and creative educational programs. At the heart of the CMA and its programs is its collection, which encompasses 7,000 works and spans 5,000 years of art history. Established in 1950, the CMA now welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually and is a catalyst for community creativity and education, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds. It is the recipient of a National Medal from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a National Art Education Association award for its contributions to arts education, a National Park Foundation Award, and two Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts for outstanding contributions to the arts in South Carolina. In order to serve even more audiences, the CMA recently underwent a transformation. Funded by a successful capital campaign, the two-year renovation project garnered new collection galleries with a progressive thematic layout, new studios for artmaking, cutting-edge program and event spaces, an entrance on Main Street, and a revamped CMA shop. Overall, more than 15,000 square feet of functional space were added to the building’s existing footprint. To learn more, visit

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