The Arts Council of York County manages 8 galleries in York County, South Carolina including the Dalton Gallery, Perimeter Gallery, and Lewandowski Classroom Gallery at the Center for the Arts; Alleys as Gallerys, currently in two locations in Rock Hill, South Carolina; City Hall Rotunda Gallery, on the second floor landing at Rock Hill's City Hall; and The Loading Dock Gallery at the Gettys Art Center. Also located in the Gettys Art Center are the Courtroom Gallery curated by the Friday Arts Project in partnership with the Arts Council of York County, and J. Michael Simpson and the Springerae Studio Gallery.

121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

Galleries are open to the public.

Monday - Thursday | 9 AM - 5 PM and 5 - 6 PM by appointment

Friday | 9 AM - 5 PM


2nd and 4th Weekends Each Month

Saturday | 10 AM - 2 PM

Sunday | 2 - 4 PM





Alleys as Gallerys transforms York County, South Carolina's well-traveled alleys into art galleries that feature works by local and regional artists. 

Current galleryway exhibits:


121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC


130 W. White St. | Rock Hill, SC

Explore the art scene in Old Town Rock Hill! See outstanding exhibits at the Arts Council of York County's Center for the Arts and at the Gettys Art Center during the Old Town Gallery Crawl. 

Check the schedule to find out when the next one is happening!


Center for the Arts | 121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

Gettys Art Center | 201 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730


201 East Main St. | 2nd Floor | Rock Hill, SC


Curated by the Friday Arts Project in partnership with the Arts Council of York County, the Courtroom Gallery functions as a community gallery and features both established and emerging artists. The Courtroom Gallery is located on the second floor of the Gettys Art Center, in the hallway that leads into the Courtroom.

For more information, email



CALL FOR ARTISTS: City Hall Rotunda Gallery

Rock Hill City Hall | 155 Johnston St | 2nd Floor | Rock Hill, SC


Managed by the Arts Council of York County, the City Hall Rotunda Gallery functions as a community gallery and features emerging artists.

Artists wishing to be considered for exhibition must submit the following to Melanie Cooper, Marketing & Communications for the Arts Council:

  • Letter of intent.
  • 5-10 images of works that will be on display at the gallery, digital preferred.

Exhibition Requirements and Details

  • Exhibitions at the City Hall Rotunda Gallery are not limited to York County artists.
  • All work must be two-dimensional.
  • No nudity or explicit images.
  • The gallery holds anywhere from 15-30 pieces, depending on the size of each work.
  • Artists may choose to exhibit as a group or as individuals, as long as the gallery can be filled.
  • A cohesive body of work is appreciated, but is not required.
  • Artists are responsible for hanging, labeling and removing their own artwork on the dates allotted by the Arts Council.
  • This gallery is not monitored.
  • There is no fee to submit for consideration, nor is there a stipend for exhibition.


Melanie Cooper, Marketing & Communications


Center for the Arts | Dalton Gallery121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC 29730

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We appreciate your interest in the our programming. The Arts Council is here to help you achieve your artistic goals! Find out about the Arts Council’s classroom space, where you can host classes and workshops; exhibiting artwork in our galleries; learn about the artist studios at the Center for the Arts and Gettys Art Center; and more! 


The Arts Council of York County creates 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. The vision is to create a thriving, diverse and vibrant arts community in York County. 

The Arts Council strives to present a variety of exhibitions that involve, expose, and educate the community in the visual arts. The Arts Council manages six galleries in three buildings in Old Town Rock Hill.

Look for our listing:

Art Opportunities Monthly, for professional artists or those who want to be.

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Exhibits in the Dalton Gallery are Sponsored By
O'Darby's Fine Wine & Spirits


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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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