South Carolina Arts Commission


The South Carolina Arts Commission, an autonomous state agency governed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners, was created by an act of the state legislature in 1967. Its mission is to build a thriving arts environment for the benefit of all South Carolinians, with a commitment to excellence in all forms of cultures and expressions. 

For nearly 45 years, the South Carolina Arts Commission has worked to make it possible for every citizen in the state to enjoy and benefit from a thriving arts environment, which is essential to quality of life, education, and economic vitality. The Commission's programs and activities fall into three major domains of public participation and service: arts education, artist development, and commu... More