South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

A strategic plan for the arts in South Carolina

A plan for making South Carolina a place where the arts are valued and all people benefit from a variety of creative experiences

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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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Hub City to celebrate publication of S.C. Novel Prize winner

An Evening with Maris Lawyer Join Hub City Writer’s Project for a special book launch event with Hub City Press author Maris Lawyer tonight at 7 p.m. Lawyer’s debut novel, The Blue Line Down, is the winner of the 2020 South Carolina Novel Prize.  It was officially released Tuesday. Tonight’s event unofficially launches the book […]

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NEA opens ARP relief funding to arts orgs

And encourages new applicants The National Endowment for the Arts is encouraging arts organizations not previously funded by it (along with those who have) to apply for direct American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding. In a statement, a spokesperson said, “The Arts Endowment is committed to encouraging organizations that have not applied to the agency before […]

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