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ART

The Arts Council creates and supports a thriving, diverse, and vibrant community.

FEATURED HAPPENINGS

NEWS & EVENTS

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35th Juried Competition

The Arts Council of York County presents the 35th Annual Juried Competition at the Center for the Arts featuring 29 Artists.

 

Each year, the Juried Competition is open nationally to artists 18 and older. Only original work, created in the last two (2) years, and not previously shown at the Center for the Arts, Dalton Gallery is accepted.

PERIMETER GALLERY

MUGSHOT

Featuring 15 Local Potters

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ACYC Studio Artists

​The Arts Council offers private artist studios in both the Center for the Arts and the Tom S. Gettys Center. 

These Artists contribute to our community, making it a lively and inspiring place to be. They participate in events like First Fridays Rock Hill, open studio days, receptions, gallery crawls, and more, creating plenty of opportunities for you to experience their amazing work firsthand.

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Call for Independent Filmmakers

The Underexposed Film Festival yc seeks diversity in storytelling while encouraging, nurturing, and supporting the creativity and vision of independent filmmakers.

 

Here, both experienced and emerging filmmakers are provided a forum where their work can be viewed, their voices are heard, and dialogue between the two is encouraged.

MONDAY | JULY 15, 2024

2025 SUBMISSION SEASON OPENS

CREATIVITY IS CONTAGIOUS,

PASS IT ON.

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THE ARTS

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.

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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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JOIN US TODAY

DONATE

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.

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Sales from these products help sustain arts programming in
York County, SC.

CONTACT US

121 E. Main St | Rock Hill, SC 29730

PO Box 2797 | Rock Hill, SC 29732

arts@yorkcountyarts.org  |  Tel: (803) 328-2787

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