The Arts Council of York County connects people through art, culture, dance, drama, film & music with a vision to create and support a thriving, diverse, and vibrant community in York County, SC.
Founded in 1977, the Arts Council of York County strives to serve York County and the surrounding area.
The mission is to create arts programming that encourages education, economic development and arts advocacy through unique art experiences that engage the community to make York County a regional arts destination. The vision is to create and support a thriving, diverse and vibrant arts community in York County.
Centrally located in historic Old Town Rock Hill, South Carolina, the Arts Council has established an arts anchor on two blocks of East Main Street. The Center for the Arts, housed in two 100-year-old buildings, is currently home to the Arts Council offices, classroom space, artist studios and three gallery spaces.The Gettys Art Center, also one of Rock Hill’s historic buildings, is home to Downtown Artistry, the Rock Hill Pottery Center, and more artist studios, including Friday Arts Project.
Gallery hours: Mon - Thurs, 9 AM-6 PM; Fri, 9 AM-5 PM. Every 2nd and 4th weekend: Sat, 10 AM-2 PM; Sun, 2-4 PM. For more information contact the Arts Council and visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org.