Soaring Saturdays

    Chapman Cultural Center 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

    In the spirit of Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival, Chapman Cultural Center is hosting Soaring Saturdays this month in light of the cancellation of our annual Festival due to COVID-19. Bring your kites and join us Saturday for a small art market on the CCC plaza with plenty of room to social distance and fly kites […]

    Black Artists of Spartanburg Exhibition now on display at Chapman Cultural Center

    SC

    Chapman Cultural Center is excited to announce the Black Artists of Spartanburg Exhibition. After conversations with our community, the Black Artists of Spartanburg Exhibition was formed as a way to amplify the voices of Spartanburg’s Black artists in response to the racial injustices that are taking place across the nation. The multi-media exhibition features 17 […]

    NEW DATE! Spartanburg Soaring: International Kite Festival

    Chapman Cultural Center 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

    In spring 2014, Chapman Cultural Center launched a community-wide initiative called Spartanburg Soaring! to encourage creativity, promote healthy outdoor activity, and to build civic pride. Using kites as a common theme, Spartanburg Soaring! engaged cultural curiosity and promoted active play through activities and events all across the city. Join us for live music, great food […]

    Free

    Recurring

    SYT | Winter-mester Class: Zany Zoo Crew (K4-K5)

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    Put on your safari hats and become your favorite wacky zoo character. Pounce like a lion, swing from the trees like a monkey, or create your own wacky animal that has yet to be discovered! ​ This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 5 weeks starting Monday, January 11, 2021. The final class will […]

    $55
    Recurring

    SAM | Drawing [virtual class]

    Virtual

    DRAWING [ages 17+ In this virtual class, learn the fundamentals of drawing and how to train your eye to understand how to transfer three dimensions into two dimensional form using gesture drawing, perspective, and value studies. Discover how to draw with proper techniques using a variety of dry media. No materials are provided for this […]

    $110

    Recurring

    SYT | Winter-mester Class: Zany Zoo Crew (K4-K5)

    SC

    Put on your safari hats and become your favorite wacky zoo character. Pounce like a lion, swing from the trees like a monkey, or create your own wacky animal that has yet to be discovered! ​ This class will meet weekly on Mondays for 5 weeks starting Monday, January 11, 2021. The final class will […]

    $55
    Recurring

    SAM | Drawing [virtual class]

    Virtual

    DRAWING [ages 17+ In this virtual class, learn the fundamentals of drawing and how to train your eye to understand how to transfer three dimensions into two dimensional form using gesture drawing, perspective, and value studies. Discover how to draw with proper techniques using a variety of dry media. No materials are provided for this […]

    $110

    SAM | Mastering Oils (night)

    Spartanburg Art Museum 200 E Saint John St., Spartangburg, SC

    Create masterful oil paintings using photographic references and classical techniques with Diarmuid Kelly! With a focus on portraits and figures, learn to understand and analyze light sources and lighting conditions, and properly interpret these elements with oil paint to achieve luminous skin tones and dramatic portraiture.

    $180

    SAM | Needle Felted Landscape

    Spartanburg Art Museum 200 E Saint John St., Spartangburg, SC

    NEEDLE FELTED LANDSCAPE $45 | sat 2.27.2021 | 1 - 4 pm | 1 day Create a colorful sunrise or sunset “painting” with organic New Zealand wool and a variety of needle-felting techniques! Transform soft, colorful wool fibers into a beautiful landscape that can be framed and displayed in your home or stitched to a pillow as […]

    $45

    Lunch and Learn- Ford the Pacholet

    Chapman Cultural Center 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Join us for our next Lunch and Learn as we're joined by Richard C. Meehan Jr., the author of Ford the Pacholet, An American Revolutionary War Novel Culminating in the Pivotal Battle of Cowpens, Southeastern Writers Association 2021 Winner of Best Young Adult Fiction. He will be here to discuss the real history behind the […]

    $5 – $17

    Charles Lindbergh – 95th Anniversary Testimonial Dinner

    Converse University 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Please join the Spartanburg County historical Association and the Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport in recreating Charles Lindbergh's visit and testimonial dinner in our city 95 years ago. The event will be held at Converse University's Gee Dining Hall, the exact location of the original dinner as it was in 1927 with the same program, dinner […]

    $125

    Creative Conversations | Legal and Business considerations for Creative Professionals

    Mayfair Art Studios 1885 Hayne Street, Spartanburg, SC

    Mayfair Art Studios + Chapman Cultural Center are excited to launch a new professional development series, Creative Conversations, for creative professionals! Stop by Mayfair Art Studios to hear Chapman Cultural Center President & CEO, Dan Mayer, speak about common legal and business topics relevant to today's creative professionals. Dan will cover items including Copyright Law, Corporate […]