Updated 5/18/2020
The well-being of its staff, patrons, and the public are the Arts Council’s top priority. Cancellations and postponements are precautionary measures taken to minimize exposure. By activating social distancing, the Arts Council removes one more opportunity for people in the community to be exposed. Please check the Arts Council’s Facebook pages (@yorkcountyarts and @uffyc) and websites (yorkcountyarts.org and underexposedfilmfestivalyc.org) for the most recent updates regarding scheduled events.

In light of the recent developments surrounding COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus), the Arts Council's offices and galleries are closed to the public beginning on Monday, March 16, and will remain closed until further notice. We are looking to the guidance and directives of local, state and federal officials to amend our plan as necessary. Many of our staff members will be working remotely. While there may be a staff member on-site at the Center for the Arts or at the Gettys Art Center during regular business hours, we ask that our patrons please conduct all business with the ACYC via email or phone as our offices are closed to the public.


The Arts Council's decision to close affects all ACYC events and facility rentals. Tickets will be refunded automatically, and the ACYC facility manager will be in touch regarding changes to any rentals that have been scheduled during this time.

As we navigate these unprecedented times, your support means the difference. Please consider donating to local arts organizations and supporting small businesses. | Give to the Arts Council and become a member, today.


If you have additional questions, please contact Debra Heintz or Melanie Cooper.


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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



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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. 


The Arts Council of York County received a Bridge Grant from South Carolina Humanities, www.schumanities.org. 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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