The Columbia Museum of Art Board plays an essential role in the governance and financial oversight of the Museum.  Members have a fiduciary responsibility to provide resources, prudent leadership and management, and for leading and ensuring successful operations.   Core responsibilities are: (a) defining a mission and purpose; (b) hiring/evaluating the CEO/ED; (c) ensuring effective organizational planning, resources, and sustainability; (d) managing those resources; (e) monitoring and strengthening programs; (f) enhancing the nonprofit’s image; (g) maintaining ethical/legal standing; and (h) recruiting, orienting, and training new board members.



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The Commission consists of five (5) members. The term of office is five (5) years with the possibility of one (1) reappointment.

All appointees must reside in the corporate limits of the city.

Meetings:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The commission meets quarterly based on the fiscal year.  Meetings are scheduled in the months of September, November, January, and April. 

Committee Members:




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Della Watkins
Executive Director
Columbia Museum of Art
1515 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-343-2216                                                                                                                                                                                                       [email protected]