Art Center Happenings

Due to a small staff and meetings the office
may be closed at certain times.
Please check back here or call before visiting.
Scheduled classes and weekend/evening
clay open studios will run when the office
is closed unless otherwise noted.

 

Wednesday, December 1st, the office will be closed from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Friday, December 3rd, the office will close at 4 pm

Tuesday, December 7th the office will close at 3 pm
to begin preparing for the Clemson Christmas parade.

 

Holiday Schedule

Thursday, December 23rd through Sunday December 26th
the office and open studio will be closed

 

Thursday, December 30th the office will close at 1 pm

Friday, December 31st through Sunday, January 2nd the office
and open studios will be closed in observance of the New Year.

 

 

COVID-19 Update:
Classes and open studios are at full capacity.
Because The Arts Center is a Department of the City masks are required,
regardless of vaccination status, in the building and in all classes.

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for online videos, links, projects, creative ideas and giveaways.

 

 

 

To donate to the programming of The Arts Center of Clemson please click here.
You will be re-directed to the website of The Friends of The Arts Center.

 

 

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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Non-Discrimination Policy

The Arts Center of Clemson, does not discriminate against race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. We want everyone, from youth to adult, to feel safe while creating art. We feel it is especially important for our young artists to feel safe discussing various topics with their peers. Our Director, Program Manager and Instructors do not interject their own opinions or interfere with conversations unless they become disrespectful. In addition, we respect the name and pronoun that anyone, including a minor, has expressed to us.

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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 jroux@cityofclemson.org for more information.

Questions about our programming?
Please contact The Arts Center at 864.633.5051 or email abigbee@cityofclemson.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.

Contact Jackie Roux, jroux@cityofclemson.org

Explore, Learn and Do

Click on the image and learn more about surrealism and check out the Equisite Corpses created by a mail art collaboration.