Art Center Happenings

It is our policy to close due to inclement weather when the
Pickens County Schools close.
The Arts Center will be closed on
Friday, February 21st. All classes and clay open studio
are canceled.
We will contact students about canceled classes.   

Register now for Summer Arts Camp!

 

Fill the Bowl. Fill the Boot.
Fundraising event to support
The Arts Center and The Clemson Fire Department.
New Date:
Thursday, March 12th
Scroll down for more information.

 

Calling All Knitters, Crocheters and Fiber Artists!
We need your pieces!
Knitfiti is coming to Gateway Way Park!
Knitfiti is a celebration of art and nature.
Click here for more information

 

Winter/Spring Session Registration is now open!

Register for youth and adult classes in clay, drawing, painting, mixed media, and photography.

RC Edwards After School Program Registration

Clemson Elementary After School Program Registration

 

Inclement Weather Policy: When the Pickens Schools are closed The Arts Center will be closed.
For additional information about this policy click here. 

We are The Arts Center of Clemson.

We provide exceptional art education to adults and children and make art exciting and accessible to the community.

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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

The Arts Center has four studio classrooms which are equipped for jewelry, clay, drawing, painting, photography and a variety of other enrichment activities. We offer an exciting selection of programs taught by qualified, artist instructors in a variety of disciplines. Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshops.

Want to teach at the Arts Center? 

We are currently looking for artists who want to share their knowledge with adults and/or children through classes or workshops.  Contact Program Director, Jackie Roux at 864.633.5051 or email jackieroux@explorearts.org for more information.

Questions about our programming?
Please contact The Arts Center at 864.633.5051 or email info@explorearts.org

Bowls for website

Fill the Bowl. Fill the Boot.
New Date: Thursday, March 12th
The Arts Center of Clemson

Fun for the whole family!

The Arts Center of Clemson and the Clemson Fire Department are teaming up for this fundraiser. The Arts Center is raising money for a clay studio kiln and the fire department is raising money for the Jeff Chavis House at the JMS Burn Center in Augusta which is the facility where
Clemson burn patients are treated.

Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. Each ticket includes a handmade bowl created by our talented Clay Studio artists and one alcoholic drink. There will be plenty of bowl food, sides, and desserts including chili from Clemson's Wendy's. Additional alcoholic beverages will be available along with free non-alcoholic beverages.

Entertainment will include music from Jim Morgan on guitar, banjo and mandolin, a chance to speak with firefighters and see the fire equipment.

Don't forget to bring cash to fill the firemen's boots!

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

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For those under 18 years old please register for our youth classes.

Our painting studio offers classes in all types of painting: watercolors, acrylics, oils, pastels and more.  Learn to paint in the styles of various painters.  Drawing, print making, encaustic and mixed media are among the classes offered.

This studio is equipped with everything you need to make beautiful jewelry. We have all the tools to create sterling silver or copper bracelets, earrings and pendants by soldering, sawing, piercing and folding. We have currently expanded our class offerings to include enameling.

Hand building and wheel throwing classes offer a variety of techniques to learn. Project classes let you complete fun, useful items in a short amount of time. Even if you have no experience you can build birdhouses, baking dishes, garden totems and more. Advanced classes guide you through Extreme Pots, lidded vessels and Pots that Pour to improve skills and creativity.

The photography studio offers classes in digital, traditional and alternative processes and how to create a better photograph.

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Volunteer at The Arts Center

As a non-profit, a lot of the work we do at The Arts Center is dependent on help from our volunteers. We need help in many areas, at a variety of times during the day. Volunteer opportunities range from administrative tasks, special event preparation, class assistants and even long-term internships. Please be advised that we may not have available opportunities in all areas at all times.

Fill out the form here and someone from The Arts Center staff will contact you.