Arts in Education

For 30 years, the Arts Council of York County has created a multi-tiered program to enhance the arts education of York County students that includes artist residencies, student art exhibitions, teacher workshops and educational theater and music performances.

Let your child be a sculptor or a painter for a week at the Arts Council’s 2017 Summer Art Camps! June 12 - July 14, 2017


Price for all camps:
$85/camp for Arts Council members
$95/camp for general public

The Arts Council's Summer Art Camps run June through July and feature one-week, half-day workshops of various topics for ages six and above. The camps are held at the Center for the Arts,121 E. Main St. and at the Gettys Art Center Courtroom, 201 E. Main St, Rock Hill, SC.


The Arts Council of York County provides $250 to bring an artist into a school in York County to teach for a short period of time.


If you would like to have an artist in residence at your school, contact the Arts Council at 803-328-2787. Local, regional and national visual and performing artists who are currently on the S.C. Approved Artist Roster are eligible to conduct residencies with support of the Arts Council

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Center for the Arts

Monday – Thursday | 9 AM - 6 PM*

*Open from 5 - 6 PM by appointment 
Friday | 9 AM - 5 PM
2nd & 4th weekends each month:
Saturday | 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday | 2 - 4 PM


Gettys Art Center

Monday – Friday | 9 AM - 5 PM



New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Easter Monday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Thursday & Friday

Christmas Eve  Day

Christmas Day

Boxing Day


By entering Arts Council events, you understand and agree that your photograph or image may be taken in any public place. You further grant permission and consent to the Arts Council of York County to use any such photograph, motion picture, or image for any reasonable purpose.

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. 


The Arts Council of York County received a Bridge Grant from South Carolina Humanities, Funding for the Bridge Grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and EconomicSecurity (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan.

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