Art Center Happenings

The Arts Center office will have different hours on the following days:

Monday, December 16th: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday, December 17th: 10 am - 12:00 pm and then 2:30 pm - 5 pm
Classes and Open Studios will run as scheduled.

Happy Holidays!
We will be closed December 21st through January 5th
No classes or open studios

Holiday Exhibition and Sale
Shop for original, handmade items.
Open during office hours
Special Saturday Hours 12/14 from 10 am - 2 pm

 

Employment Opportunity
We are searching for our next clay technician.
This position would be great for a recent graduate looking for studio space.
Click here for more information.

 

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. 

 

Winter/Spring Session Registration is now open!

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

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Holiday Exhibition and Sale

The Holiday Exhibition and Sale is a yearly fundraiser for The Arts Center of Clemson. Forty percent of everything sold contributes to arts programming. The exhibition and sale brings together a variety of local artisans selling handmade and one-of-a-kind items.

 

Browse original clay, jewelry, textiles, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and photography
and gift items in our gallery.

 

The sale will be open during office business hours and will run through Friday, December 20th.

 

Special Saturday Hours
December 14th from 10 am - 2 pm

 

 

 

 

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

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.