SCAC statement on Hurricane Dorian

Storm to affect S.C.’s eastern half


Official Statement from S.C. Arts Commission
Executive Director David Platts

Our state’s governor, Henry McMaster, has declared a state of emergency for South Carolina as Hurricane Dorian’s bands are spreading up our coast. Many of you might feel the effects of this storm. First and foremost, we care about your safety. Please heed warnings and act according to the response recommendations presented by the South Carolina Emergency Management Division.

Secondly, your artistic well-being also matters to us, and we stand ready to assist you should your livelihood become threatened by the effects of the storm. Our website has emergency preparedness resources for artists and arts organizations.

We will continue to provide updated information as necessary. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you feel there are things with which we can be of assistance. Stay safe.



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