The Arts Council creates and supports a thriving, diverse, and vibrant community.
NEWS & EVENTS
Vernon Grant's Santas
and works by Jill Pratzon
Renowned illustrator and creator of Kellogg’s® Snap!® Crackle!® and Pop!®, Vernon Grant built his reputation on his signature gnomes, jolly Santas and his whimsical approach to illustration.
Arts & Wellness Series
Focus on your health and wellbeing through visual, literary, and performing arts.
CREATIVITY IS CONTAGIOUS,
PASS IT ON.
The arts are vibrant in York County, South Carolina! The Arts Council of York County offers a diverse range of arts programming including visual and performing arts events, as well as our annual Juried Art Competitions.
In the galleries at the Center for the Arts, Tom S. Gettys Center, and at Rock Hill’s City Hall, local, regional, and national artists are provided the space to display their paintings, prints, sculptures, and textile arts.
FESTIVALS & EVENTS
The arts are alive in York County! With events like the First Fridays Rock Hill, Blues & Jazz Festival, Underexposed Film Festival yc, and Ag + Art Tour, our events will get you out and into our communities. At the Tom S. Gettys Center and in venues around the county, you’ll find world-class performances by local, regional, and national acts.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Put aside the hustle and bustle of everyday life and learn new techniques while creating stunning works of art. Whether you want to learn how to draw or paint, or you are looking to add to your skill set, the Arts Council is sure to have a class or workshop that sparks your imagination!
COMMUNITY & CALENDAR
Connect with the arts in York County through our comprehensive calendar of arts events, artist directories, and arts resources that will help you achieve your artistic visions.
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The Arts Council's mission is to create arts programming that encourages education, economic development and arts advocacy through unique art experiences that engage the community to make York County a regional arts destination.