Art After Dark – “European Splendors”

 In Art After Dark at the MOA
Art After Dark - "European Splendors"


February 18, 2022    
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Event Type

Let’s party, baby.

Join the party at Art After Dark: a FREE soirée featuring fine art, live music, refreshments, and more celebrating the opening of the MOA’s latest exhibition: European Splendors: Old Master Paintings from the Kress Collection! We’ll be serenaded by special musical guest John Allred, enjoy several gallery and art activities, sample gourmet cannoli from the Mighty Baker, and get our first glimpse at the Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces in the new exhibition. Art After Dark has everything you need to enjoy fine art with friends, family, or on your own alongside hundreds of other art lovers.

All are welcome and registration is not required. Casual dress.

COVID 19 Policy for Large events:
Per University Policy, all attendees age 12 or older of large, indoor, public events on campus, such as this one, must present proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to gain access to the event venue. Please have your proof of vaccination or negative test ready when you enter the Museum. If you do not proof of vaccination or a negative test, you will not be permitted to enter. Masks are also required for this event.

Accepted forms of proof of vaccination include a photo ID along with any of the following: a CDC-issued vaccination card, a digital or printed photo of said card, or an electronic vaccination record via the Docket mobile app. Accepted forms of a negative COVID-19 test include a photo ID along with any of the following: a digital or printed photo of negative PCR or rapid antigen test results from the past 72 hours OR proof of a COVID-19 diagnosis from the past 90 days (so long as the individual is no longer in the CDC-established isolation period. AT-HOME COVID-19 TESTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and there will be no testing available on campus during the event. Please plan accordingly.

Details of this policy can be found here.


This exhibition is organized by the Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina with support from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York.

Artwork: Santi di Tito (Italian, 1536-1607), Portrait of a Little Boy in Red Holding a Goldfinch, c. 1580, oil on wood panel 27 3/8 x 23 inches. Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina; Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. 

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