Art Center Happenings

Due to limited staff and a meeting out of the office
The Arts Center Office will close at 2 PM on Tuesday, February 19th.

Classes and Open Studios will run as scheduled.


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


Clemson Elementary Art After School Second Session Registration

The Arts Center Office will have new hours from Monday, January 14th through Friday, March 1st.
Monday - Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 2pm
Open studios and classes will run as scheduled.



Register for a class!












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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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 of Clemson? Click here to propose a class or workshop.

Questions about our programming?
Please contact The Arts Cecnter at

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.

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

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

Learn how to integrate different forms of a medium into one piece of artwork. Our mixed media classes include bookmaking, collage, and assemblage. You may create a piece using canvas, paper, crayon, wax, beeswax, stencils, gesso or photography. The possibilities are endless.


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.