South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

Working for the Arts in South Carolina

We are proud to offer resources and support to artists, educators, and community groups all across our great state.

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Grant Making

Investments in strengthening South Carolina artistically, educationally, and culturally

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Staff Assistance

Expertise delivered by dedicated arts professionals

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Direct Programs

Focused initiatives developed to advance the Arts Commission’s goals

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Strategic collaborations with a wide range of partners across the state

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Relevant news and stories from artists and programs all over South Carolina, including, what is new with SCAC.

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S.C. Arts Awards: Dorothy Brown Glover

2019 Recipient Feature Series As the day nears for the 2019 South Carolina Arts Awards, The Hub is taking 15 days to focus on this year’s recipients: nine receiving the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts and five receiving the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award, which are managed jointly by the South […]

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All you need to know about S.C. Arts Awards Day

14 recipients to be honored May 1 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award for the Arts, Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award presented at ceremony S.C. Arts Awards Luncheon & Art Sale to follow COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two awards honoring high arts achievement in South Carolina will be presented to 14 recipients Wednesday, May 1, 2019 […]

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