City Hall Rotunda Gallery Schedule 

155 Johnston Street | Rock Hill, SC 29730
HOURS: Monday - Friday | 8 AM - 5 PM
 
The City Hall Rotunda Gallery is located on the second floor of City Hall surrounding the landing that overlooks the Civitas sculpture.

2019

February 4 - 27, 2019

Not to be confused with the Emancipation Proclamation issued in January 1863 by then President Lincoln...

Juneteenth Celebrates

The Americans of African descent in Texas that were not freed from slavery until

June 19, 1865, two years and six months later.

with artwork by

Elzanah Conradie

Christopher Dawson

Kiira Dixon-Printup

Asiah Fulmore

Kolpeace

Dorothy B. Wright

Quilts of Valor

October 7 - November 15, 2019

This is developing into the largest and longest running Quilts of Valor® display in the United States for 2018.  Organizers are seeing this recognition of our veterans as one of the most patriotic displays to appear in Rock Hill, SC.  A Quilt of Valor® is a lifetime achievement award, often considered to be the highest award a civilian can present to a veteran.  It is never a gift; it is an award and is registered with the Quilts of Valor Foundation®.

 

There will be fifteen Quilts of Valor® on display during the five weeks of exhibit.  Hundreds of pictures will be part of the exhibit showing some of the 400+ area veterans who have received this award.  Included will be interesting facts about military history, the Quilts of Valor Foundation® and how it has touched the lives of over 185,000 veterans across the United States of America.  Twenty-four USA flags, five branches of service flags and a POW-MIA flag will be part of this impressive display.     

 

All Quilts of Valor® are individually handmade pieces of fine art.  No two quilts are the same.  They are loving pieces of art that can become a family heirloom.  Some veteran’s families, knowing how the veteran treasured his/her quilt, have had his/her Quilt of Valor® present at the veteran’s funeral or memorial upon their passing.      

Works by Vernon Grant

November 19, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Image Credit: | Santa Checking It Twice, I by Vernon Grant

©1977 Used with permission from the Culture & Heritage Museums

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The Arts Council of York County is headquartered in Old Town Rock Hill. Downtown Rock Hill is a state-recognized Cultural District in South Carolina.

 

Support for this project is provided by the SC Arts Commission (which receives funding from the NEA), Rock Hill Accommodations Tax Grant Fund, York County Accommodations & Hospitality Tax,  the ACYC Annual Campaign, and Comporium Communications.  For visitors information including lodging, contact the York County Visitors Center at 888-702-1320.

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