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  • Abbeville Opera House
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    100 Court Square
    Abbeville, SC 29620

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    Freshwater Coast

    Abbeville Opera House
    Historic theater built in 1908
    A stop along the railroad, Abbeville was a convenient stop for performing groups travelling from New York, NY to Richmond, VA and then to Atlanta, GA. The Abbeville Opera House was constructed in 1908 to accommodate these performers, and many famous faces have graced the elegant stage. To
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  • Aiken Artist Guild and Myrtie Cushman
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    Aiken, SC

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    803-663-3109

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Aiken Artist Guild

    Local artist's group

    Over forty years ago, six friends living in the sleepy little town of Aiken decided to meet on a regular schedule to share their mutual love of Art. Today, the Guild has stretched to over 130 members, features regularly scheduled meetings, juried shows, workshops and demonstrations.


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  • Aiken Center for the Arts
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    122 Laurens Street, SW
    Aiken, SC 29801

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    803-641-9094

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Aiken Center for the Arts
    Arts center with galleries, classes and high quality original artwork
    Experience historic Aiken through art! Here at the center there are exhibition galleries, art classes and workshops for all ages, cultural events and high quality original works of art in the Gallery Store. Aiken Center for the Arts offers a year-round calendar of activities, including a range of visual arts programs supplemented with periodic performing arts presentations and films.
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  • Art Central, Ltd
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    130 Central Avenue
    Summerville, SC 29483

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    843-871-0297

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    Lowcountry

    Art Central, Ltd.
    Art gallery owned and operated by the artists themselves
    Art Central Gallery is a co-operative art gallery that is owned and operated by local award-winning artists. This offers the unique experience of meeting an artist during each visit. The gallery offers an exceptional selection of original paintings, photography and designed jewelery along with hand-crafted pottery, wood carving, artist prints and note cards.
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  • Arts Center at the Federal Building
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    106 Main Street
    Greenwood, SC 29648

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    864-388-7800

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    Freshwater Coast

    Arts Center at the Federal Building
    Arts center in historic 1911 building
    Formerly a 1911 post office, the Arts Center now features a professional 3300 sq ft gallery exhibiting regional and national artists along with a gallery shop. The center also has a reception hall and conference room available for private events. The beautiful entrance foyer houses a visitors center with complete information on Greenwood and surrounding areas.
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  • Belton Center for the Arts
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    306 City Square
    Belton, SC 29627

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    864-338-8556

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    Mountain Lakes

    Belton Center for the Arts
    Local arts center with a gift shop, events and classes
    The Belton Center for the Arts is a community supported facility that explores the rich arts heritage of Belton by featuring work by local and regional artists. The center also has a gift shop and hosts special events and art classes.
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  • Blue Ridge Arts Center
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    111 East South 2nd Street
    Seneca, SC 29678

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    864-882-2722

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    Mountain Lakes

    Blue Ridge Arts Center
    Arts center inside historic Episcopal church
    The Blue Ridge Arts Center is housed in Seneca’s oldest remaining religious facility, the former Episcopal Church that was built in 1882. Today the arts center features annual art shows, permanent art exhibits and a reference library reltaed to the arts.
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  • Bowie Art Center
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    Two Washington Street, Erskine College
    Due West, SC 29639

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    864-379-8867

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    Freshwater Coast

    Bowie Art Center
    Art center located on Erskine College campus
    Located on the historic campus of Erskine College in Due West, the Bowie Art Center is an architecturally unique building that contains permanent collections of antiques, musical instruments and period room decor. "The North American Indian" exhibit is also on display, which presents American Indian culture and the early American West.
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  • Brookgreen Gardens
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    Highway 17 South between Murrells Inlet & Pawley's Island
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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    843-235-6000

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    Lowcountry

    Brookgreen Gardens
    Former plantation transformed into world renown gardens and outdoor sculpture space
    Brookgreen Gardens emerges from the foundations of former rice plantations, a powerful and almost magical setting for one of the most comprehensive collection of American figurative sculpture. Began by renowned sculptress Anna Hyatt Huntington and her husband Archer, Brookgreen today combines history, nature and art like no other place. Experience this for yourself by roaming the gardens, taking a boat ride or walking the many trails that guide you through archaeological digs and interpretive panels that offer a peek into the lives of the plantation owners and enslaved African Americans. There are also multiple sculpture galleries on site as well as an animal forest. Make sure to visit Atalaya, Anna & Archer's home, which is located just down the road at Huntington Beach State Park. History Trivia: The southern-most edge of Brookgreen was once home to Governor Joseph Alson and his wife Theodosia Burr (the only child of Aaron Burr, the Vice President to Jefferson Davis). Their marriage in 1801 was followed by many tragedies including the death of their only son and the disappearance of Theodosia while at sea.
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  • Central History Museum & Gardens
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    416 Church Street
    Central, SC 29630

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    864-639-2794

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    Mountain Lakes

    Central History Museum & Gardens
    Local museum inside historic residence of this small railroad town
    Once a 1893 residence of the Morgan family of local merchants, this historic building features a wrap-around porch and period furnishings. The house offers a snapshot of what life was like for the original owners and also features exhibits that detail the history of the town of Central, which was named for its central location between Atlanta and Charlotte. Local artifacts in the museum include everything from textiles produced at the Isaqueena Cotton Mill to the merchandise counter from the Morgan Store. Don't miss the beautifully kept formal rose garden outside that was the host of many community dances long ago.
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  • Edisto Memorial Gardens
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    367 Green Street
    Orangeburg, SC 29116

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    803-533-6020

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Edisto Memorial Gardens

    150-acre garden along the Edisto River and famous for its impressive rose varieties

    The Edisto Memorial Gardens is made up of 150 acres of azaleas, camellias, roses and other flowers spaced among giant oaks and century-old cyprus trees, cherry and dogwood trees.


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  • Foothills Playhouse
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    201 South 5th Street
    Easley, SC 29640

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    864-855-1817

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    Mountain Lakes

    Foothills Playhouse
    Local playhouse
    Known originally as the Easley Community Theatre, four adult shows were performed during the debut season. Over the next 24 seasons it has evolved into the Foothills Playhouse, has changed locations from the high school to the Foothills Mall, and finally in 1991 to West End Hall, where it still resides, and has grown to six shows including youth productions and drama classes.
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  • Greenwood Community Theatre
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    110 Main Street
    Greenwood, SC 29648

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    864-229-5704

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    Freshwater Coast

    Greenwood Community Theatre
    Local Theatre
    The Greenwood Community Theatre boasts a healthy offering of theatre, musical theatre, comedy, dramas, classic and Indie films, music concerts and more!
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  • Hampton Plantation State Historic Site
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    1950 Rutledge Road
    McClellanville, SC 29458

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    843-546-9361

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    Lowcountry

    Hampton Plantation State Historic Site

    Georgian-style rice plantation mansion has tours and educational programs about African American life on the property

    Located on a former colonial-era rice plantation, Hampton Plantation features a Georgian-style mansion and grounds that serve as an educational tool for the system of slavery that helped build such plantations into the greatest generators of wealth in early American history. Hampton Plantation also tells the story of freed people who made their homes here for generations after the emancipation. Visitors can explore the mansion, the outdoor kitchen building, stroll beneath the huge live oaks or in the camellia gardens, or take in the view of Wambaw Creek and what remains of the rice fields that stood there long ago. History Trivia: Hampton Plantation inspired the works of a SC poet laureate, Archibald Rutledge, who lived here and gave it to the people of SC as a legacy.


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  • Hanover House
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    150 Discovery Lane
    Clemson, SC 29634

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    864-656-4789

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    Mountain Lakes

    Hanover House
    Meticulously restored French Hugenot Colonial home built in 1716
    A monument of early French Hugenot colonial architecture, Hanover was built in 1716 for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien in the Berkeley County area (near the coast) of SC where it remained in the St. Julien and Ravenel families for nearly 150 years.. St. Julien honored his French heritage in the mortar of one chimney where he inscribed, "Peu a Peu" from the French proverb "Little by little the bird builds its nest. The Historic American Buildings Survey of the Santee-Cooper basin noted that Hanover was of national significance. Threatened with flooding by Lake Moultrie in 1941, Hanover was preserved at Clemson University. The historic home was later relocated to the SC Botanical Garden on Clemson's campus in 1994 and today overlooks an heirloom vegetable garden.
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  • Hooten-Black House
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    3194 Railroad Avenue
    Bamberg, SC 29003

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    803-245-1000

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Hooten-Black House
    Historic 4-room cottage that now houses art events and exhibits
    The Hooten-Black House (circa 1880) was built as a 4 room cottage by merchant Drew Hooten. It is the hub of art and history in the Bamberg area where you will find changing art exhibitions, concerts and lectures. The Hooten-Black House anchors the northwestern end of Bamberg’s National Register Historic District, which lists over 75 properties. Walking Tour: Guides and Maps can be purchased at Main Street Market, 3128 Main Highway or by calling 803-245-2777
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  • Hopelands Gardens
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    135 Dupree Place
    Aiken, SC 29801

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    803-642-7650

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Hopelands Gardens
    Impressive 4-acre garden on former estate
    Hopelands Gardens is a 4-acre garden and former estate of the Aiken Winter Colony (a time period when wealthy northerners flocked to the area). The gardens are now city-owned and operated and are enjoyed for afternoon strolls and evening events by locals and visitors alike. Hopelands' water features, bridges and statues make it a popular photography location. On site is also a Sears & Roebuck Dollhouse (the original owner's playhouse and schoolroom for their children) and the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame.
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  • I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium
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    300 College Street NE
    Orangeburg, SC 29117

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    803-536-8329

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    I.P. Stanback Museum & Planetarium

    Planetarium shows, classes, research, lectures and art exhibits

    The I.P. Stanback Museum and Planetarium is truly the only facility of its kind, an interdisciplinary Museum and Planetarium on any Historically Black College and University campus in the United States. It is the only museum in South Carolina recognized for its Collection of African Art by the Naitonal Museum of African Art Library. Located within SC State University, The Stanback serves the University and the public alike by offering programs, exhibitions, lectures, publications, Planetarium shows, classes, and art related research; all demonstrating a commitment to helping residents of South Carolina and visitors to the state to better understand South Carolina's cultural heritage.


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  • Little Red Barn Pottery & Art Gallery
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    12080 Highway 278
    Barnwell, SC 29812

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    803-541-7900

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    Rivers, Rails & Backroads

    Little Red Barn Pottery & Art Gallery
    Historic general store turned pottery studio and local art gallery
    Formerly the Leigh Banana Case Company Commissary, the general store was moved here in the early 1950s from Ellenton, a town displaced by the building of a nuclear plant. In1998, local master potter Liz Ringus opened the gallery as her pottery studio and to display the works of other area artists and craftspeople. Liz is known for her face jugs, palmetto buckets, and she also makes a mean peach cupcake! Visitors can watch pottery turned on site while browsing through the eclectic works of the many diverse artists from this part of the state.
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  • Magnolia Plantation
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    3550 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414

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    843-367-3517

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    Lowcountry

    Magnolia Plantation
    Former rice plantation known for its romantic gardens, boat rides, petting zoo, house tour and original slave dwellings
    Arriving from Barbados, Thomas Drayton and his wife Ann landed in Charles Towne and established Magnolia Plantation along the Ashley River in 1679. Magnolia saw immense wealth and growth through the cultivation of rice during the Colonial era, and later the British and American troops would occupy its grounds during the American Revolution. In 1825 a direct Drayton descendant inherited Magnolia and created a series of romantic gardens for his wife. The romantic gardens have an emphasis on the natural beauty of the site, creating an informal and almost fairy-tale setting. After the Civil War, the plantation recovered and opened the gardens to the public in 1870, making it America's oldest tourism attraction! Today you can tour the gardens, take a boat ride, learn about the African Americans of Magnolia Plantation through the existing slave dwellings and exhibits, stop by the petting zoo or tour the Drayton family heirlooms inside the homesite.
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  • Mary Alice Lockhart
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    , SC

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    803-649-3568

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    Mary Alice Lockhart

    Local artist known for her landscape scenes

    Mary Alice Lockhart is a notable artist who portrays landscape scenes with lively tones and large brush strokes. She began to cultivate her passion for painting and color later in life by entering the Fine Arts program at the University of South Carolina Aiken. Mary Alice draws from a lifetime of images, memories and fondness of the South to create vivid art that delights the eyes and soul.


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  • Mepkin Abbey
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    1098 Mepkin Abbey Road
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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    843-761-8509

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    Lowcountry

    Mepkin Abbey
    Trappist monastery on former plantation famous for gourmet mushrooms and breathtaking gardens
    Mepkin Abbey is a Trappist monastery located on a former plantation on the bluffs of the Cooper River. The monastery has been located here since 1949 and offers visitors a free and exceptionally peaceful experience. The gardens are breathtaking, church visits and guided tours are available by appointment, and the gift shop has lots of specialty gifts along with gourmet mushrooms grown on the Abbey's farm. History Trivia: The site of Mepkin Abbey was land previously owned by Henry Laurens, a Congressional Constitutional president who was once help prisoner in the Tower of London and finally released after he was exchanged for the infamous British General, Lord Charles Cornwallis. The plantation was later owned by publisher and philanthropist Henry R. Luce and his wife Clare Booth Luce, who commissioned a famous architect Loutrell Briggs to create the magnificent gardens that still hold their grandeur today.
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  • Middleton Place Plantation and Gardens
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    4300 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414

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    843-556-6020

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    Lowcountry

    Middleton Place Plantation and Gardens

    18th century plantation, house museum tour, a stableyard farm experience, African American educational programs and an adjacent Inn and restaurant

    Middleton Place is a carefully preserved 18th century plantation on the banks of the Ashley River that has survived the American Revolution, Civil War, earthquake and hurricanes. It was the residence of Henry Middleton, president of the first Continental Congress and his son, Arthur, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The National Historic Landmark encompasses America’s oldest landscaped gardens, the Middleton Place House and plantation stableyards. Programs are available to visitors to describe life on a lowcountry plantation as experienced by both master and slave from the Colonial period through 19th Century planter family. The stableyard program focuses on farm animals, historic crafts and agricultural skills. A demonstration rice field of Carolina Gold Rice provides a visual picture of the prominence of this one crop during the 18th and 19th century. For a complete experience, check out the adjacent Middleton Inn and restaurant!


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  • North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center
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    100 Georgia Avenue
    North Augusta, SC 29841

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    803-441-4380

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    North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center

    Rotating art exhibits, gift shop, and railroad-themed history exhibits

    Located on the banks of the Savannah River, the North Augusta Arts & Heritage Center has rotating exhibits focused on art, photography, pottery and history. The highlight is their railroad themed permanent exhibit on the history of the area. The center also has a gift shop and meeting room.


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  • North Augusta Living History Park
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    299 W. Spring Grove Avenue
    North Augusta, SC 29841

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    803-279-7560

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    North Augusta Living History Park
    Park with reproduction of a Colonial settlement
    The Living History Park is a place to witness history first hand. The park features a reproduction of a complete Colonial settlement including a Smoke House, Spring House Tavern, Willow Springs Meeting House, Blacksmith's Forge, a Colonial Slave Cabin, schoolhouse, barn, mercantile and more. A handicap-accessible sensory garden is also on the property, which hosts several popular living history events each year.
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  • North Charleston Cultural Arts
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    City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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    843-740-5854

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    North Charleston Cultural Arts

    North Charleston supports the arts through a city gallery, monthly exhibitions, an annual National Outdoor Scultpture Exhibition, a public art collection and the annual North Charleston Arts Festival!

    Visit the north Charleston City Gallery, located within the Charleston Area Convention Center, and view monthly exhibitions of 2-D work by international, national and local artists in a variety of subjects and mediums. Stop by the North Charleston Riverfront Park and enjoy the annual National Outdoor Scuulpture Exhibition on display from May-March. North Charleston City Hall doubles as a showcase for their public art collection, displaying over 60 pieces in the artrium areas throughout three floors of the building. The arts are also celebrated throughout the city each May during the North Charleston Arts Festival!


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  • Oconee Community Theatre
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    8001 Utica Street
    Seneca, SC 29679

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    864-882-1910

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    Mountain Lakes

    Oconee Community Theatre
    Local theatre
    A beloved local theatre, this playhouse is located in Utica School, which was originally built by the Utica mill in 1926 and was in use one month prior to the theatre moving in. Today the Oconee Community Theatre offers quality entertainment season after season. Check out their website for the schedule!
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  • Pickens County Museum of Art and History
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    307 Johnson Street
    Pickens, SC 29671

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    864-898-5963

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    Pickens County Museum of Art and History
    History exhibits, art displays and classes, interpretive garden trail
    Housed in a 1902 Victorian "gaol" (jail), this museum offers an extensive overview of the region's history—from displays on the earliest paleohunters to the Cherokee to the residents of more modern times—as well as rotating exhibits featuring the work of local artists. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building was recently enhanced by an expansion that includes a complete working studio for teaching art classes. Outside, the Joe and Maggie Rampey Native Gardens capture the essence of local history, geology, and plant communities. The gardens include interpretive trails highlighting flora native to the area.
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  • Rob Gentry Pottery
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    802 Central Road
    Pendleton, SC 29670

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    864-646-9622

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    Mountain Lakes

    Rob Gentry Pottery
    Pottery studio
    Established in 1983, most patrons can find Rob Gentry at work in his studio in Pendleton. Clysmith Rob Gentry's believes that ones work is limited only by one's imagination. Stemming from a difference take on traditional function, Rob is noted for his hand thrown bathroom sinks, stoneware aquariums, and creative light fixtures, in addition to his popular food service vessels! A visit to Rob's studio allows for an opportunity to meet this accomplished artist.
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  • Salkehatchie Arts Center
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    939 North Main Street
    Allendale, SC 29810

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    803-584-6084

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    Salkehatchie Arts Center
    Gallery and gift shop representing over 80 local SC artists
    The Salkehatchie Arts Center is housed within a quaint old cottage that showcases and sells artists works from the five rich cultural counties of Allendale,Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton and Hampton. Over 80 artists are represented here, whose mediums include pottery, folk art, jewelery, knives, quilts, stained glass, painted decorative items, photography, water colors, acrylic and oil paintings. The local historical society also maintains a room that displays Civil War, Indian Pottery, and other archeological artifacts from regional digs in this area. The Arts Center also hosts several events throughout the year.
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  • Maritime Museum
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    729 Front Street
    Georgetown, SC 29440

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    843-520-0111

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    Lowcountry

    SC Maritime Museum

    The only museum in the state with the sole mission of exploring South Carolina's maritime history

    Much of South Carolina history can be defined by its attachment to and love of the sea. There are countless stories connecting commerce, military, recreation, education and how ships and their crews and builders played a role. The SC Maritime Museum aims to tell these stories to visitors through various exhibits. The museum also hosts two popular events each year, The Burning of the Socks each Spring and the Wooden Boat Show each Fall.


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  • South Caorlina Artisans Center
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    318 Wichman Street
    Walterboro, SC 29488

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    843-549-0011

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    South Carolina Artisans Center
    Gift shop featuring work from over 250 juried SC artists
    The South Carolina Artisans Center is home to the state’s most talented artists and artisans. Whether the medium is clay, metal, glass, wood, fiber or film, more than 250 juried artists guarantee work of exceptional quality. Here you'll definitely find South Carolina’s most unique garden sculptures, loomed shawls, hand-made jewelry, photography and sweet grass baskets to name just a few!
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  • Spencer Art Galleries
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    55 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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    843-722-6854

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    Spencer Art Galleries
    Charleston art gallery with work from over 30 artists
    Located in the heart of the French District of Charleston, Spencer Art Galleries are perfect for both serious and beginning collectors and also for anyone who enjoys a beautiful work of art! The gallery houses over 30 Artists-Masters, Mid-Career and Emerging Artists.
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  • Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion
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    99 Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Boulevard
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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    843-849-9172

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    Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion
    History, culture and art of sweetgrass basketmaking
    The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavillion, located in the Town of Mt. Pleasant's Memorial Waterfront Park, is a permanent structure dedicated to showcasing the history, culture and art of sweetgrass basketmaking. Browse the exhibits and visit with local basketmakers. The pavilion is also the site of several events including the annual Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival. The Mount Pleasant Visitors Center and waterfront playground is located beside the pavillion, which makes it a great stop for everyone!
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  • The Farm House Gallery
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    124A East Main Street
    Walhalla, SC 29691

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    864-718-7171

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    The Farm House Gallery
    Gallery of local artist known for wildlife and landscapes
    The Farm House Gallery features work by Vivan Edwards whose recent work includes local songbirds, wildlife, landscapes and waterfalls. She particularly enjoys painting wildlife, especially the black bear that frequents her farm and front porch. Vivan is also an avid woodworker and subject matter of her carvings reflects her love of nature.
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  • The House Next Door
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    311 Jeter Street
    Edgefield, SC 29824

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    803-637-4600

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    The House Next Door
    Antique store with over 11 dealers
    This unique house located just off the historic square in Edgefield has been lovingly restored to serve as an antique, craft and gift shop. Featuring 11 different dealers, there is something for everyone in this quaint country setting. There's even an original one-room school house on the property for you to tour. Locally owned, The House Next Door evokes a charming spirit and a place you'll want to revist time and time again.
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  • The MACK
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    115 South Main Street
    McCormick, SC 29835

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    864-852-3216

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    The MACK
    Art exhibits, gift shop, classes in historic former hotel
    The McCormick Arts Council (or the MACK) occupies what was once the Keturah Hotel which was rebuilt in 1910. The original Carolina Hotel on this site burned in the late 1800’s. Salesmen would stay at the Keturah and “drum” their wares. One room on the main floor of the hotel used for this purpose is called “the drummer room.” Today the MACK houses a gift shop full of items made by local artisans, exhibits on the gallery walls that change monthly and many opportunities to attend a special event or art-focused programs.
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  • Horizontal logo
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    Address:
    1165 Mile Creek Road
    Pickens, SC 29671

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    864-380-1267

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    Mountain Lakes

    The Rensing Center

    Creative, environmental and economic residency program

    The Rensing Center is a non-profit residency program fostering creative, environmental and economic connections. On 34 acres near Six Mile, they offer gardens, studios, libraries, a marked nature trail and frequent workshops and gatherings such as papermaking, green building and permaculture. Come visit with the residents or the cows and enjoy the quiet!


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  • The Ridge Spring Art Center
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    108 Maintenance Shop Circle
    Ridge Spring, SC 29129

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    The Ridge Spring Art Center
    Local art gallery, exhibit and gallery
    The Art Center in Ridge Spring includes a 1900-square foot gallery located in a historic school building. You'll find exhibits from artists throughout the area including oils and watercolors, photography, mosaics, gourd art, pottery and much more! While at the Gallery you'll also discover the charm of the American countryside in one of South Carolina's most quintessential small towns.
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  • Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail
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    Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail

    Series of traditional quilt panels

    The Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail is a series of over 125 quilt panels in the Upstate of SC! The quilts are mounted on barns, buisnesses, homes and public buildings. The trail honors the rich quilting heritage in the area, which often depict historical patterns and unique designs.


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  • Walhalla Civic Auditorium
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    101 East North Broad Street
    Walhalla, SC 29691

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    864-638-5277

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    Walhalla Civic Auditorium

    Local performance venue

    Now hosting big Broadway shows and popular performers like Doc Watson and the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Walhalla Civic Auditorium was once the humble stage of the Walhalla Grade School. Though the school dates to 1903, the auditorium itself wasn’t added to the school complex until 1915. Check the website for upcoming shows!


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