Gail Holliday Wilde Lake Poster Exhibit

Gail Holliday Wilde Lake Poster Exhibit


  • Posters of Wilde Lake
    March 30, 2017 - June 9, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gail Holliday was instrumental in bringing James Rouse’s vision to life when Columbia was first being developed. As the artist in residence for the Rouse Company, she created silkscreen prints for each neighborhood of Columbia. This special Gail Holliday exhibit at Slayton House will feature posters dedicated to the image of Wilde Lake. The event

Artrospective

Artrospective


  • Artrospective
    May 18, 2017 - June 17, 2017
    8:00 pm

In this retrospective exhibition, a variety of ceramics works created by instructors and students of Columbia Art Center since its creation in the early 1970s will be featured. A panel discussion with some of the exhibiting artists, titled New Technology in an Age-Old Art, will be held Monday, June 5, 7-8:30pm, free of charge. A

Wilde Lake Walking Tour

Wilde Lake Walking Tour


  • June 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by the Columbia Archives Meet at Wilde Lake Barn

Of Stars and Hurricanes: Two Columbia Novelists Return

Of Stars and Hurricanes: Two Columbia Novelists Return


  • June 4, 2017
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

HoCoPoLitSo and Wilde Lake Community Association present Of Stars and Hurricanes: Two Columbia Novelists Return. Former Columbia residents Carrie Brown and John Gregory Brown will read from their work at a celebration of literature’s history in this planned city. HoCoPoLitSo will also honor two of Columbia’s own forces of nature, Padraic and Ellen Kennedy, for

Suzuki School of Music

Suzuki School of Music


  • June 4, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Suzuki Music School of Maryland, celebrating over twenty-five years of service to the greater community, is the oldest and most established music school of its kind based in Howard County, will be celebrating Columbia’s 50th Birthday with a special performance.

New Life for Older Homes – Renew, Rehab, Replace

New Life for Older Homes – Renew, Rehab, Replace


  • June 5, 2017 - June 6, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you a fan of Love it or List it on HGTV? Are you looking at your home and wishing it was more up to date? Hear from architects and design professionals and explore visions and practical ideas for revitalizing older homes. *Registration is preferred

FIRN Celebration of Success and Reflection Award Dinner

FIRN Celebration of Success and Reflection Award Dinner


  • June 8, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center as we honor the achievements of Howard County’s foreign-born community and excellence in community service! At the Annual American Success Awards, FIRN will fete the winners in two categories. FIRN’s American Success Award recognizes foreign-born individuals who live or work in Howard County and have made significant contributions

The HeART of Columbia

The HeART of Columbia


  • June 10, 2017 - July 17, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

the heART of Columbia The confluence of art – culture – community Art and artifacts from Columbia’s arts organizations   Rouse Company Foundation Gallery

International Sister Cities Art Show

International Sister Cities Art Show


  • June 10, 2017 - July 17, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  In celebration of Columbia’s 50th Birthday, CA’s International Exchange and Multicultural Programs Division and the Columbia Art Center are partnering to host an international art exhibition that will reflect the diverse cultures and histories of our connections with the people of our four sister cities by featuring the work of artists from each: Cergy-Pontoise,

Books In Bloom

Books In Bloom


  • June 11, 2017
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Downtown Columbia Partnership presents Books in Bloom, Columbia, Maryland’s inaugural book festival, in celebration of the city’s 50t h anniversary year. Books in Bloom will bring together some of the country’s best and brightest writers for a daylong festival celebrating the joy of books and reading. Readings, panel discussions, a poetry wall and pop-up

Build Haiti Foundation Gala

Build Haiti Foundation Gala


  • June 11, 2017
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  The Build Haiti Foundation’s Gala will be held on June 11 from 5-8pm at Howard Community College in the Horowitz Center. Entertainment will include Kanu Dance a Theater, Buyu Ambrose & the blues in Red Band and Creole/ jazz vocalist Pauline Jean. There will be a Taste of Haiti with delicious Haitian food, beverages

Architect’s of Air Luminarium

Architect’s of Air Luminarium


  • June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Architects of Air build ‘luminaria’ – monumental inflatable structures designed to generate a sense of wonder at the beauty of light and colour. From, Hong Kong to Honolulu, Taipei to Tel Aviv, Sydney to Singapore, the monumental walk-in sculptures of Architects of Air have enchanted audiences around the world. Since 1992, over 3 million visitors

LakeFest

LakeFest


  • June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us around the People Tree, celebrating 30 years of Festival and 50 years of Columbia. The FREE LakeFest Weekend features the return of the Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show, the amazing Architects of Air: Katena luminarium, live music on the LakeStage, kids’ entertainment, a HowardOnTap Beer Fest with Clyde’s of Columbia as well

Columbia Portraits

Columbia Portraits


  • Columbia Portraits
    June 18, 2017 - July 29, 2017
    9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Mary Jo Messenger transforms the everyday into vibrant, inspirational works of art. For “Columbia Portraits,” the realist painter will feature Columbia residents as her subjects of inspiration. Storytelling will accompany the portraits displayed. It’s sure to be a night of fun and appreciation for Columbia’s past, present and future. You don’t want to miss it!

Special Art Exhibition Reception

Special Art Exhibition Reception


  • June 18, 2017
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Art Exhibition Reception for The HeART of Columbia and the International Sister Cities Art Show   Howard Community College Galleries Horowitz Center

Columbia Orchestra Summer Concert

Columbia Orchestra Summer Concert


  • June 21, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

June 21, 2017 is Columbia’s 50th Birthday, so why not celebrate with the Columbia Orchestra! The whole family will love our Salute to John Williams, highlights from The Music Man, hits by the Beatles, a piece written for Columbia by Morton Gould, and the ultimate outdoor classic: the 1812 Overture! Come sing “Happy Birthday” to

Mall Family Fun Day

Mall Family Fun Day


  • June 22, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Miss Julie and Friends every Thursday from 10 to 11 am for story time and sing-a-longs! Special guest: Wildlife Adventures

The Longest Table

The Longest Table


  • June 22, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at The Longest Table to share a meal and engage in meaningful conversations. The first of its kind in Maryland, guests will have the opportunity, to exchange stories about life in our diverse community and gain a better understanding of how we can find common ground. We provide the dinner, you provide the conversation. Tickets available beginning