Early entertainment picks for the weekend

July 10, 2014 

Richard Buckner

RICHARD A. SMITH — provided photo

Thursday

Richard Buckner at CMA

The alt-country singer-songwriter headlines an 8 p.m. concert Thursday in the Columbia Museum of Art’s Lorick Auditorium, 1515 Main St. Happy Hour starts at 7 p.m. (galleries will be open during Happy Hour); cash bar. The concert begins at 8 p.m., featuring selections from Buckner’s latest release, “Surrounded.” $12; members, $10. http://columbiamuseum.org

Friday

Kress Anniversary Lecture Series

Fulvia Zaninelli of the National Gallery of Art will explain the art of provenance research – simply, finding out a work of art’s origins. The lecture at noon Friday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St., is part of a year-long series honoring the 60th anniversary of Samuel Kress family’s donation of art to the museum. Free with membership or admission. http://columbiamuseum.org

Saturday

Chapman’s Charleston

“Chapman’s Charleston, 1863-64,” is a new art exhibit featuring 33 paintings by artist and Confederate soldier Conrad Wise Chapman. The exhibit is open Saturday through Jan. 18 at 301 Gervais St. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $7; age 62 and older, $6; ages 3-12, $5, age 2 and younger, free. http://scmuseum.org

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