Everyone loves to bring home a little piece of the places they’ve visited. A key chain, a shirt, a tiny jar of sand. But what if you could bring home something handmade…and we’ll even take it one step further, handmade by you! Columbia has a variety of options to make your very own art to remember your visit. So get ready to get your hands dirty and plan to check out one of these uniquely Columbia spots.
The Canvas on Broadway
Open since April, opens in a new windowThe Canvas on Broadway is ‘your artistic outlet even if you don’t think you can draw a straight line.’ Owners Stephanie and Angie will walk you through the steps of a great painting that you can take home with you. They’re also focused on an artistic and social experience, so bring everyone on your trip to create this special memory. In addition to their regular sessions, they have special events, so check the calendar before you come!
Hands on Ceramics and The Mud Room
Both of these fun spots are great if you’re going to be in Columbia for awhile. Both opens in a new windowHands on Ceramics and opens in a new windowThe Mud Room offer a great arts experience customized just for you. Stop in, pick out your piece and paint away! They’ll glaze and fire the piece for you in just a few days and just like that you’re heading home with your very own Columbia memory.
Bonus: Inside Columbia Culinary Adventures
Ok, so you’ll mostly be eating what you’re making, but we had to include opens in a new window Inside Columbia’s Culinary Adventure classes! Check out their opens in a new windowclass schedule to find out what’s going on while you’re in town. You’ll get hands on instruction from some of Columbia’s amazing local chefs and each two and a half hour class offers a different topic from appetizers to desserts. The classes are fun, social, detailed and delicious!
So go ahead and and grab your trinkets, but for a truly memorable Columbia experience take a piece of the town home with you!