New at the CMA
COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART: Lecture, “Robert S. Duncanson: 19th Century African-American Master,” 6 p.m. Tuesday in Lorick Auditorium, 1515 Main St. Sponsored by the Friends of African American Art and Culture, the free lecture is presented in celebration of the museum’s gift of Duncanson’s oil painting, “Landscape with Fantastic Architecture.” http://columbiamuseum.org
Great ideas here
ENGENUITY SC’S IGNITE! 2014: 5-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Zone at Williams-Brice Stadium, 1125 George Rogers Blvd. Celebration of innovative ideas will feature keynote speakers, networking, cocktails and light supper, with voting for the 2014 Ignite! Ideas Contest. Reserved seats, $75. http://engenuitysc.com/ignite
USC CAMPUS ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the W.W. “Hootie” Johnson Performance Hall at the Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St. Free.
Making democracy work
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE COLUMBIA AREA: Public policy luncheon, 11:45 a.m. Thursday at the Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Melissa Reed, vice president for Public Policy and executive director of Planned Parenthood Health System and Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina Action Funds will discuss “The Battle Continues: Legislative Issues Still Facing S.C. Women in Making Reproductive Choices.” Catered lunch available for $10 per person (reservations required by Monday) or bring your own brown bag lunch. (803) 256-6822 or email firstname.lastname@example.org