Reserve your tickets for the arts party of the year!

Reserve your tickets for the arts party of the year!

Reserve your tickets today for the annual  South Carolina Arts Gala, taking place May 13!

The South Carolina Arts Foundation invites you to celebrate the South Carolina Arts Awards beginning with a special pre-gala concert that kicks off May 13 at 6:15 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, 702 Whaley St. in Columbia. The concert recognizes recipients of the Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts and the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards and features performances by Folk Heritage Award recipients. The concert also includes the presentation of the McNair Award to Senator Robert “Wes” Hayes of Rock Hill. The gala and an art sale — featuring  fabulous art and food — begin at 7:15 p.m. in the Grand Hall of 701 Whaley (701 Whaley St.).

The art sale features original one-of-a-kind artworks by some of South Carolina’s finest contemporary artists, including functional and non-functional craft, paintings and sculpture. Seasoned and beginning collectors alike will find “must have” works and enjoy meeting artists.

The South Carolina Arts Foundation designates gala proceeds to help support arts education, artist development and other programs of the South Carolina Arts Commission.

Don’t miss the arts party of the year! Tickets are $75 each. Reserve your ticket(s) today!


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