The Arts Center hosts many events throughout the year.
We hope you will consider attending one or more…you won’t be disappointed!

Passport to the Arts
Friday, March 3,2017
Take a journey and never have to leave Clemson.

Clemson’s premiere town and gown event is returning for our best journey to date.  You will not want to miss this year’s trip as we highlight new artists, food and venues.
This is a sold out event every year; purchase your ticket now to reserve your spot!



Festival of Arts

Saturday, May 20, 2017

9:30am -5pm

Location: Catherine Smith Plaza and Abernathy Park

This Annual Interactive art festival has become a Clemson favorite. Artistic enrichment for all ages. Local and regional artists will have booths lining the blocked off street that runs between the plaza and the parks- demonstrating their different crafts and selling their works. Come for a day of free activities and take home a masterpiece. Special kids area in Abernathy Park.

We need lots of hands to make our festival a success.  If you are interested in being a volunteer, please complete the volunteer application.

Festival Artist Application

ARTISTS: Interested in participating.  Please complete the application and email it to  or mail it to
The Arts Center
attn. Beth Gautsch
212 Butler St
Clemson, SC 29631



20×20  Show & Sale

We are exploring a fun, new format for our 20×20 show.  Check back for details.  You won’t want to miss it!



TRIO: Arts, Food & Spirits


 TRIO, a wine and beer tasting, art and food extravaganza offering a unique sensory experience combining the pleasures of sight, smell and taste. This exciting event will be held at The ARTS Center and is a joint fundraiser of The Clemson Free Clinic and The ARTS Center. A night at TRIO will include art, gourmet foods and beer and wine to sample.  Those attending will also enjoy the Holiday Art Sale showcasing local artists. This is a ticketed event.




Holiday Art Sale

All of your holiday shopping needs can be met at our Holiday Sale.  You can find something for everyone on your list!  All of the items for sale are crafted by fine artists.  There are beautiful gifts for your family and friends including jewelry, ceramics, photographs, paintings, ornaments, glass and fiber creations made by  local artists.

The Arts Center
212 Butler Street
Clemson, SC 29631
Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM
Fridays 10AM - 2PM
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