Jan
11
9:00 AM09:00

Deadline for 2020/2021 Exhibition Proposals

Greenville Center for Creative Arts, a community art center in Greenville, SC, invites established and emerging artists (ages 18+) to submit proposals for solo or group exhibitions for the 2020/2021 exhibition calendar.  The GCCA Main Gallery provides approximately 4,000 square feet of exhibition space and features the work of local, regional, national, and international artists from all disciplines in 6 – 8 shows per year.  All mediums will be considered for exhibition.

The Deadline for Exhibition Proposals for the 2020/2021 Calendar is Friday, January 11, 2019. Exhibition proposals submitted after the January 11 deadline will not be reviewed until January 2020.  

Exhibition proposals will be reviewed and scored by the GCCA Exhibition Committee using the following criteria:

  • Work reflects consistency of quality

  • Work reflects clear objectives and a strong overall concept or theme

  • Work represents GCCA’s mission to enrich the cultural fabric of the community through visual arts promotion, education, and inspiration

  • Only original artwork created and executed by the applicant will be considered for exhibition

Submission Requirements:

  • Artist Statement or Exhibition Description

  • Artist Bio

  • CV or Resume

  • 6 - 8 images of work

  • $30 application fee submitted electronically with application form

Please note:  GCCA will not accept exhibition proposals submitted via email or snail mail. To submit an exhibition proposal please complete the application form that follows.

Notification emails will be sent mid March.  A contract and additional information will be provided if the proposal is accepted.  Work will be insured by GCCA while on display.  The artist is responsible for delivery of work to and from GCCA.  Shipping costs will be the responsibility of the artist.  Contact exhibitions@artcentergreenville.org if you have any questions.  


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First Friday: Exhibition Opening for Potential and Limits: Visions in Encaustic
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday: Exhibition Opening for Potential and Limits: Visions in Encaustic

First Friday at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

  • Join us for the exhibition opening of Potential and Limits: Visions in Encaustic

  • Visit the Studio Artists and Brandon Fellows to see their current work (and purchase holiday gifts!)

  • Bring your young artists to create a take-home craft at the free kids’ ARTivity table

  • View works in the Community Gallery upstairs

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First Friday: Community Gallery Exhibition Opening
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday: Community Gallery Exhibition Opening

First Friday at Greenville Center for Creative Arts

  • Join us upstairs for an exhibition opening in the Community Gallery

  • Visit the Studio Artists and Brandon Fellows to see their current work (and purchase holiday gifts!)

  • Bring your young artists to create a take-home craft at the free kids’ ARTivity table

  • Stop by the Kentwool table to feel wool from different stages of production, and even purchase a pair of socks! A portion of the sale of socks will benefit Greenville Center for Creative Arts.

  • At 6:45, learn who won awards in the Greenville Faces: Transit Photography Project and view their winning images in the Gray Loft (upstairs.)

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Art-O-Lanterns Workshop
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

Art-O-Lanterns Workshop

Help GCCA bring art to the Greenville Zoo! Carve or paint a pumpkin with Greenville Center for Creative Arts on Thursday, Oct. 25th from 6-8pm. Your "Art-O-Lantern" will be displayed at the Greenville Zoo during Boo In The Zoo, Oct. 26-28. Couples, carve your pumpkins side by side! Parents, bring your kids to carve or paint a pumpkin together. This family-friendly workshop is open to ages 6+. Register by Oct. 23rd - GCCA Members $5 / Non-Members $8. One pumpkin per registrant, fee includes materials. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Don't forget to go see your Art-O-Lantern at Boo In The Zoo! Visit www.greenvillezoo.com

Click here to register!

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Docent Tour
Oct
23
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Docent Tour
Oct
16
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Docent Tour
Oct
9
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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First Friday: Opening of Textiles: A History of Expression
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday: Opening of Textiles: A History of Expression

Join us during First Friday for the exhibition opening of Textiles: A History of Expression

Textiles: A History of Expression illuminates textiles through contemporary concepts while reflecting traditional approaches to the medium. The exhibition highlights central themes of memory, fluidity of emotion, multi sensory experience and reverence. Using natural dyeing, meticulous handwork, embroidery, and quilting techniques, the artists invite viewers into thoughtful engagement of their own experience. The artists, Alice Schlein (Greenville, SC), Sasha de Koninck (Santa Monica, CA), Beth Andrews (Greer, SC), Kristy Bishop (Charleston, SC), Susan Lenz (Columbia, SC), and Meredith Piper (Greenville, SC) re-energize the rich history of textile by continually informing their contemporary practices.

ARTalk: Moody Black, Textile Child, November 13, 2018 from 6-7 pm

Textiles: A History of Expression is sponsored by Greenwood Capital

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Member Night Potluck
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Member Night Potluck

MEMBER NIGHT POTLUCK

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6pm - 7:30pm

After you pick up your artwork from the Member Show, stay to eat, meet and mingle with fellow supporting members!

What to Bring

  • A dish or dessert with plenty to share

  • A guest who is interested in learning about GCCA membership

  • Kids - we will have an art activity for all ages


RSVP by Sept. 20

 

Pets are not permitted at the Art Center

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Docent Tour
Sep
25
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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ARTalk: Authentic Accessible Arts with Ashley Kerns Brown, SC Arts Commission
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

ARTalk: Authentic Accessible Arts with Ashley Kerns Brown, SC Arts Commission

Join us on Tuesday, September 18th from 6-7pm for an ARTalk with Ashley Kerns Brown, Arts Education Program Director with the SC Arts Commission.  What could it look like for the arts to truly be for all? How can each of us participate in creating a world of genuinely and uniquely accessible arts experiences? Join SC Arts Commission’s Ashley Brown for this Art Talk about equity, inclusion, and government funding in and for the arts.  

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Docent Tour
Sep
18
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Docent Tour
Sep
11
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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First Friday September 7th
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday September 7th

First Friday at the Art Center

Join us for First Friday to engage with the arts community! View the 2018 Member Show and Brandon Fellows Final Show in the Main Gallery and enjoy even more artwork in the Community Gallery. Meet the Studio Artists and bring your little artists to the kid's free ARTivity!

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Docent Tour
Sep
4
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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ARTalk: Tiger Strikes Asteroid and the Artist-Run Gallery: A Talk by Mark Brosseau with Guests Alex Paik and Lynne Marinelli Ghenov
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

ARTalk: Tiger Strikes Asteroid and the Artist-Run Gallery: A Talk by Mark Brosseau with Guests Alex Paik and Lynne Marinelli Ghenov


Join GCCA instructor Mark Brosseau on Tuesday, August 28 at 6pm for the next ARTalk: Tiger Strikes Asteroid and the Artist-Run Gallery, a discussion of the role of artist-run galleries in the current art world environment. TSA member Alex Paik will join the discussion by video conference from Brooklyn, NY to talk about the multi-site artist-run network  Tiger Strikes Asteroid (TSA).  Lynne Marinelli Ghenov will be here from Knoxville, TN to discuss Knoxville’s newest artist-run space, C for Courtside.

Tiger Strikes Asteroid was started in 2009 in Philadelphia and has since added locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.  The artist-run network has organized over two hundred exhibitions featuring over eight hundred artists in their four gallery locations. Paik currently serves as the Director of the TSA network and was one of the original Philadelphia members. Brosseau was Co-Director of TSA Philadelphia for two years and is currently a remote member of TSA Los Angeles

This event will also be the first public viewing of TSA Groundwork - an annual archive of process drawings (works created during an artist’s regular practice but not normally offered for exhibition or sale) that will become part of the permanent collection of the New York Public Library (NYPL). 

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Docent Tour
Aug
28
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Art Supply Flea Market
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Art Supply Flea Market

Artists & art students
mark your calendars for the

Art Supply Flea Market

Saturday, August 25th
10:00am - 3:00pm

Artists, we need you! Clean out your studios and donate your gently used art supplies.

Drop off your donated supplies on Friday, August 17th or Saturday, August 18th from 11:00am - 2:00pm at Greenville Center for Creative Arts. You may request a gift in-kind form for your contributions.

GCCA Members may also sell higher priced items ($40+) by consignment at the Flea Market, with 50% of the sale price returning to the artist.

Not yet a member? Click here to join

What is the Art Supply Flea Market?
Artists and students of all ages and stages will find great bargains on gently used and new supplies in all mediums. Come shop for deals on paints, papers, tools, brushes, equipment, frames, display racks, and more.

Who is invited?
The flea market will be open to the public on Saturday, August 25th from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Anyone can donate supplies and materials!

What donations will be accepted?
Gently used or new art supplies and materials. Examples: paintbrushes, pencil sharpeners, viable paints and inks, printmaking equipment, mat cutters, papers, etc.

What donations will not be accepted?
Examples: Artwork (unfinished or finished), home goods (lamps, blinds, rugs, etc.), house paint, broken items, dried paints.

If you have questions, please email info@artcentergreenville.org

Proceeds will benefit Art School scholarships for youth to attend classes, summer camps, and workshops at the Art Center.

Spread the word! Forward this information to high school students, art teachers, college students, and artists of all stages!

Cash accepted. $10 minimum on debit/credit purchases

101 Abney Street
Greenville, SC 29611
864-735-3948

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Docent Tour
Aug
21
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Drop Off Donations for the Art Supply Flea Market
Aug
18
11:00 AM11:00

Drop Off Donations for the Art Supply Flea Market

Artists & art students
mark your calendars for the

Art Supply Flea Market

Saturday, August 25th
10:00am - 3:00pm

Artists, we need you! Clean out your studios and donate your gently used art supplies.

Drop off your donated supplies on Friday, August 17th or Saturday, August 18th from 11:00am - 2:00pm at Greenville Center for Creative Arts. You may request a gift in-kind form for your contributions.

GCCA Members may also sell higher priced items ($40+) by consignment at the Flea Market, with 50% of the sale price returning to the artist.

Not yet a member? Click here to join

What is the Art Supply Flea Market?
Artists and students of all ages and stages will find great bargains on gently used and new supplies in all mediums. Come shop for deals on paints, papers, tools, brushes, equipment, frames, display racks, and more.

Who is invited?
The flea market will be open to the public on Saturday, August 25th from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Anyone can donate supplies and materials!

What donations will be accepted?
Gently used or new art supplies and materials. Examples: paintbrushes, pencil sharpeners, viable paints and inks, printmaking equipment, mat cutters, papers, etc.

What donations will not be accepted?
Examples: Artwork (unfinished or finished), home goods (lamps, blinds, rugs, etc.), house paint, broken items, dried paints, stained/bleached papers, paper scraps, fabric scraps, etc.

If you have questions, please email info@artcentergreenville.org

Proceeds will benefit Art School scholarships for youth to attend classes, summer camps, and workshops at the Art Center.

Spread the word! Forward this information to high school students, art teachers, college students, and artists of all stages!

Cash accepted. $10 minimum on debit/credit purchases

101 Abney Street
Greenville, SC 29611
864-735-3948

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Drop Off Donations for the Art Supply Flea Market
Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Drop Off Donations for the Art Supply Flea Market

Artists & art students
mark your calendars for the

Art Supply Flea Market

Saturday, August 25th
10:00am - 3:00pm

Artists, we need you! Clean out your studios and donate your gently used art supplies.

Drop off your donated supplies on Friday, August 17th or Saturday, August 18th from 11:00am - 2:00pm at Greenville Center for Creative Arts. You may request a gift in-kind form for your contributions.

GCCA Members may also sell higher priced items ($40+) by consignment at the Flea Market, with 50% of the sale price returning to the artist.

Not yet a member? Click here to join

What is the Art Supply Flea Market?
Artists and students of all ages and stages will find great bargains on gently used and new supplies in all mediums. Come shop for deals on paints, papers, tools, brushes, equipment, frames, display racks, and more.

Who is invited?
The flea market will be open to the public on Saturday, August 25th from 10:00am - 3:00pm. Anyone can donate supplies and materials!

What donations will be accepted?
Gently used or new art supplies and materials. Examples: paintbrushes, pencil sharpeners, viable paints and inks, printmaking equipment, mat cutters, papers, etc.

What donations will not be accepted?
Examples: Artwork (unfinished or finished), home goods (lamps, blinds, rugs, etc.), house paint, broken items, dried paints, stained/bleached papers, paper scraps, fabric scraps, etc.

If you have questions, please email info@artcentergreenville.org

Proceeds will benefit Art School scholarships for youth to attend classes, summer camps, and workshops at the Art Center.

Spread the word! Forward this information to high school students, art teachers, college students, and artists of all stages!

Cash accepted. $10 minimum on debit/credit purchases

101 Abney Street
Greenville, SC 29611
864-735-3948

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Docent Tour
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Docent Tour
Aug
7
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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2018-2019 Brandon Fellows Introduction
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

2018-2019 Brandon Fellows Introduction

2018-2019 Brandon Fellows Introduction

During First Friday on August 3, 2018 at 7:00pm the new class of Brandon Fellows will be announced and introduced to the public. Meet the artists, view their work, and learn about their backgrounds by visiting on First Fridays throughout the year.

Follow along on social media with #brandonfellowship and #artcentergvl

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First Friday: Member Show, 2018 Brandon Fellows Final Show, and Summer Art Camp Showcase
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

First Friday: Member Show, 2018 Brandon Fellows Final Show, and Summer Art Camp Showcase

Join us for First Friday on August 3rd from 6 - 9pm for the opening of the Member Show, the 2018 Brandon Fellows Final Show, and the Summer Art Camp Showcase.

The Member Show will display a wide variety of mediums and themes in artwork created by supporting members of the Art Center. Also in the Main Gallery, view work made by Brandon Fellows Charis Jackson Barrios, Olivia Perreault, and Megan Hueble in the Brandon Fellows Final Show. Upstairs in the Gray Loft, see the art made by our summer camp participants in the Summer Camp Showcase. Visit the Art School Open House to meet our art instructors and sign up for your next class or workshop with a special discount!

The Studio Artists will be open to the public and you can view even more local artwork in the Community Gallery. Bring your little artists to the kid's free ARTivity led by volunteers from The Greenville Journal.

August 3rd First Friday at Greenville Center for Creative Arts is sponsored by The Greenville Journal

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Docent Tour
Jul
31
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Docent Tour
Jul
24
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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Jul
19
5:00 PM17:00

RSVP Deadline for Member Show

GCCA MEMBER SHOW 2018: GUIDELINES & RSVP
AUGUST 3 - SEPTEMBER 26

Opening Reception:  First Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6–9pm

Open to all current members, the annual Member Show provides an opportunity for the community to see the breadth and depth of work being created by supporting members of GCCA.  If you're a current member and you want to exhibit a piece in the 2018 Member Show, please review the guidelines for participating below and click on the RSVP button that follows to reserve your exhibition space by Thursday, July 19.

Deadline to RSVP:  Thursday, July 19

Drop Off of Work for Participating GCCA Members:
Thursday, July 26 / 4pm - 6pm
Friday, July 27 / 9am - 11am
Saturday, July / 11am - 2pm

Pick Up Artwork:
Thursday, September 27 / 4pm - 6pm (Pickup & Potluck! See details below)
Friday, September 28 / 9am - 11am
Saturday, September 29 / 11am - 3pm

Delivery  & Pick-up of Artwork:
All artwork must be hand-delivered to GCCA, 25 Draper Street, Greenville SC. Times are listed above. All work must be picked-up by 3pm, Saturday, September 29. GCCA is unable to store artwork, so please make arrangements to have your work picked-up by someone else should you not be available.

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Docent Tour
Jul
17
10:30 AM10:30

Docent Tour

Docent Tour
Every Tuesday @ 10:30am

Meet in the Main Gallery on Tuesdays at 10:30 for a 45 minute docent-guided tour.  Tours will include an overview of exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Community Gallery, historical facts about the Brandon Mill, and information about Art Center programs and events.

No reservations are necessary for groups of 8 or less. For larger groups, please contact Marlowe Whitaker in advance at 864-735-3948 ext. 3 or Marlowe@artcentergreenville.org

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