South Carolina Arts Commission

A record-breaking FY22

The SCAC is proud to have more than doubled its previous grant-making record by investing $11.9 million in arts organizations, arts learning, and artists in South Carolina in FY22.

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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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South Arts opens apps for Jazz Road Tours grants

PLUS: jazz creative residency grant opens soon APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 South Arts is pleased to announce that the next application cycle of Jazz Road Tours is now open and Jazz Road Creative Residencies will open on February 8. These artist-centric grant programs put funds directly in the hands of jazz artists across […]

South Arts opens apps for Jazz Road Tours grants: Full Article on The Hub

Nation’s largest free farm + arts crawl announces 2023 event

No bull! Annual event has … bumper crop of counties The annual South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is adding Aiken and Sumter counties while returning eight previously participating counties to feature a cornucopia of more than 100 tour sites during the 2023 iteration of the event—the largest such in the U.S. Will Culler, Clemson […]

Nation’s largest free farm + arts crawl announces 2023 event: Full Article on The Hub