South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

COVID-19 and the arts in South Carolina

Curated, updated resources to help S.C. creative communities navigate relief and reopening.

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Grant Making

Investments in strengthening South Carolina artistically, educationally, and culturally

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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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Sunspot Lit’s 2020 ‘Inception’ contest

Call issued for literary or visual art Submission deadline: Sept. 30, 2020 Sunspot Lit’s 2020 Inception contest is open to literary and visual artists. Literary Send your best opening. There are no restrictions on theme, category, or the length of the piece from which the beginning is excerpted. Word limit is 250 for prose, 25 […]

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2020 S.C. Novel Prize goes to Upstate writer

Winning manuscript publishes in 2021 The South Carolina Arts Commission, Hub City Press, the College of Charleston, the South Carolina State Library,  and South Carolina Humanities are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2020 South Carolina Novel Prize is Maris Lawyer for her manuscript The Blue Line Down.   Lawyer’s winning manuscript will be […]

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