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Focus on Columbia Past. A Photographic Retrospective.

  • Presented By: Pryor Art Gallery
  • Dates: June 8, 2018 - July 25, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: W7thCo Gallery
  • 107 W. 7th Street
  • Columbia, TN 38401
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: free
  • Overview

    The Columbia State Community College’s Pryor Art Gallery has teamed up with W7thCo Vintage Photo Gallery to host “Focus on Columbia’s Past,” an exhibit to reconnect the community to its past while preserving a collection of photos spanning time for more than a century. Both exhibits will feature photos from Columbia’s past between 1875 and 1969 taken by photographers that worked with the Orman Studio including founder, W.A. Orman; his son, Claude “Buster” Orman; and Ray Burt, the last owner of the studio. The Pryor Art Gallery will display an antique camera collection and a collection of photos highlighting events and familiar faces; W7thCo will be complementing the collection with photos of different means of transportation, including automobiles and mules. The exhibit is free and open to the public at both locations from June 8 - July 25. The Pryor Art Gallery is in the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia Campus and is open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. W7thCo Vintage Photo Gallery is open Friday and Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm. Prints can be purchased at the W7thCo Gallery .