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Cheraw Arts Commission

The Cheraw Arts Commission is dedicated to creating a thriving cultural community by helping citizens encounter, engage and experience "The Arts" in a way that enriches their lives and enhances our community.

Membership

The Arts Commission's active membership is essential to the future of the arts in our community. Annual membership provides critical, unrestricted support for a variety of educational and outreach programs and exhibitions. Members who join the Cheraw Arts Commission, enjoy an insider's experience while ensuring that the commission's programs remain accessible to all.

You also have the opportunity to enhance your community through membership dues and donations to the Cheraw Arts Commission.

The Cheraw Arts Commission
Post Office Box 219, 200 Powe Street
Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
cherawarts@bellsouth.net
(843)537-8422

The Cheraw Arts Commission is supported by the South Carolina Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Pre-School Theatre Series

Throughout the school year, pre-schoolers are introduced to "live" theatre with performances by "Porkchop Productions", a professional theatrical group.

Children's Playhouse Theatre Series

Professional performers delight kindergarten through sixth grade audiences with music, plays, puppets and more in this performance series.

Christmas Card Contest

A Cheraw tradition featuring the holiday art of local students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The cards are displayed in the Burr Art Gallery during the month of December.

Summer Theatre Camp

Campers participate in all aspects of theatre production culminating with a play at the end of camp. The camp is under the guidance and supervision of professional instructors.

Classes, Lectures, Workshops & Performances

Throughout the year, the Cheraw Arts Commission provides a variety of programming for all ages including theater, music, performing arts, visual and literary arts.

Cheraw Spring Festival

The Arts Commission sponsors a Fine Arts Show during Cheraw's annual Spring Festival. The exhibit features visual arts, photography, and fine crafts created by local children and teenagers, in addition to adult professional and amateur artists.

South Carolina Jazz Festival

Celebrate jazz in Dizzy's hometown during this fall weekend celebration featuring concerts, exhibits, restaurant crawls, self-guided walking tours and more.

Cheraw Alive!! Meet Me Downtown Series

The Cheraw Arts Commission along with Town of Cheraw Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services present a series of summer concerts and children's activities on Cheraw's historic Town Green.

Burr Art Gallery

Located in the Cheraw Community Center, the gallery features work by local amateur and professional artists and traveling exhibits. The Arts Commission sponsors a Fine Arts Show during Cheraw's annual Spring Festival. The exhibit features visual arts, photography, and fine crafts created by local children and teenagers, in addition to adult professional and amateur artists. The galley is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.

The Theatre on the Green

Housed in one of Cheraw's interesting historic buildings, the Theatre on the Green seats 250. The theatre is used for the presentation of plays, concerts, and movies. It is also available for civic and community meetings.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Sep 28th 2018

Oil Painting Workshop with Joyce Hall

Time: 9:00 am

Cheraw Arts Commission - Discover Your Inner Artist in September - Oil Painting Workshop

Charleston artist Joyce Hall returns to Cheraw on September 28-30 with an oil painting workshop. Interiors will be the topic for the workshop which will be offered to artists of all skill levels including beginners.
Joyce is an international award-winning oil painter and has exhibited in galleries and museums nationally. www.thestudiosc.com

Cost for the 3 day workshop is $200. A supply list will be provided to participants upon registration. The workshop will be held at the Cheraw Police Department Community Room - 258 Second Street from 9:00 am until 4:00pm
For additional information contact the Cheraw Arts Commission 843.537.8420 x12.   Full Story ››


Tuesday, Oct 2nd 2018

Board of Architectural Review Meeting

Time: 5:15 pm

This meeting will take place on the 1st Monday of each month at Town Hall, 200 Market Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom. For more information, please contact Rodney S. Tucker, Community Development Director at rtucker@cheraw.com, 843-537-8400. **Applications must be submitted no later than the Thursday before each meeting to be placed on the agenda.   Full Story ››




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