Art Center Happenings

Art Center Hours

The Arts Center office and studios will be closed
Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

Donate to our Spring Campaign.
Your donation helps purchase art materials and provides
scholarships for programs and summer arts camp.

 

We are searching for our next Clay Technician.
If you are interested please click here for the position description and application guidelines.
The application deadline is Thursday, May 30th.


Would you like to be an instructor for our 20 Artists x 20 Workshops event happening August 10th and 11th?
Click here to submit a proposal 

Register for Summer Art Camp. Spaces are filling fast.

 

Register for Winter/Spring and Summer classes in all our studios.
Pre-registration is required three days before the start of class or workshop.
You are not registered unless paid in full.

 

Save the Date! Family Fun Day.
Saturday, June 8. 11 am - 4 pm
Art, Music, and Food
The Clemson Tiger Mascot will make an appearance from 11 am - 12 pm!
Scroll down to see all the exciting things happening!

 

As You Like It Tours Presents Autumn Art Adventure in Cornwall 
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Arts Center.
If you have further questions about the trip email Jean Spearman of As You Like It Tours or call at 864-643-5589.

 

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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Join us for
Facepainting
Bubbles
Sidewalk chalk
Scavenger hunt
Rock Painting
Printmaking
Pottery wheel-throwing demos
Collaborative painting project
The Clemson Tiger Mascot from 11 am - 12 pm.
Food for purchase
from Kickin Pig BBQ and The Poundcake Man
Music provided by The Swingstations and Reissued

 

Parking at the Clemson Child Development Center

Additional Parking with CatBus Free Shuttle:
Tillman Village Shopping Center
103 Canoy Lane, Clemson

 

BBQ
The Swingstations
Poundcake man
REissued

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

The Arts Center has four studio classrooms which are equipped for jewelry, ceramics, 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

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.