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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

Saturday, Mar 4th 2017

Sandblast Rally

Time: 8:00 am

Sandblast Rally is a car and motorcycle race run primarily in the Sandhills State Forest and H. Cooper Black Recreation facility in Chesterfield Country, SC. All of the racing is against the clock to see which vehicle can complete the course in the lowest cumulative time.

If you are not competing the best way to get close to the action is to volunteer. Head over to the volunteer page and get signed up. Volunteers get closer to the racing than the spectators and get free lunch and dinner.

More Info: sandblastrally.com   Full Story ››


Saturday, Mar 4th 2017

Our Hidden Treasures Celebrating Authors and Artists of the Pee Dee

Time: 1:00 pm

1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at Northeastern Technical College in Cheraw, SC.
Authors and artists will be able to sell their products at this event.
All proceeds will be given to the Friends of Chesterfield County Libraries and NANCY'S KIDS, a local non-profit.
Entry fee for authors and artists is $20. Guest tickets are $10 and are available at Cheraw Arts Commission and Cheraw/Chesterfield Library.
Information provided by Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Contact 843-910-3927 or doreenreid.newbeginning2013@gmail.com

Location:
Northeastern Technical College
1201 Chesterfield Hwy, Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
843-921-6900   Full Story ››




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