Artists Invited To Submit Work For The Thirty-Sixth Annual Juried South Carolina Artists Competition

GCLS – African American Genealogy Workshop

African American Genealogy Workshop

Date: Feb 28, 2015
Location: GCLS Main Library Meeting Rooms
Time: 10-12:30pm

Call 242-500 ext 2169 to register.


Greenville’s Steel Magnolias

Explore the lives of some of the women who played a role, large or small, in the history and development of Greenville County, our state and our country in this two part series. Discover women of courage, intelligence, talent, resolve and brilliance including Dicey Langston, Mary Putnam Gridley, Hattie Duckett, Trude Heller, and more. Registration required – call 527-9261.

Part 1

Date: Tuesday – March 10 2015
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Main Library – Meeting Room A

Part 2

Date: Saturday – March 14 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Main Library – Meeting Room A

SCHA – Lunch & Learn: Spartanburg’s Medical Community in the 1920s and 30s

Join Susan Hodge Irwin this Friday, February 27 12:30-1:30 as she shares her insights from Spartanburg Medical Society’s archives. Mrs. Irwin is a native of Spartanburg and a graduate of Smith College, University of Michigan, and Duke University. She was an international banker in New York City before returning to Spartanburg in 2001. She is recently retired from USC Upstate where she worked in fundraising, development, and archives.

Lunch & Learns are held in the Callie and John Rainey Conference Room in the west wing of Chapman Cultural Center.

Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through our gift shop. Tickets and a limited number of lunches will be available at the door.

$5/ticket only; FREE/SCHA Members

$15/ticket and sandwich or salad box (includes beverage and dessert)

Reserve tickets by clicking here or by calling Spartanburg Regional History Museum at (864) 596-3501 Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Buster Keaton’s silent comedy “The Cameraman” – a free Chautauqua classic film and discussion

Saturday February 28 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm FREE

Chase away your winter doldrums with Buster Keaton’s comic masterpiece. This silent film will be accompanied by LIVE MUSIC just as it was when first premiered in 1928. Laugh with a LIVE AUDIENCE. You’re not going to believe a movie can be this funny without talking. You’ll laugh until you cry. You don’t want to miss the monkey.

Discussion led by Dr. Scott Henderson of Furman University. A movie buff, Dr. Henderson has taught courses on the origins and rise of the American film industry. His grandfather, C. Russell Henderson Sr., began his professional career as a piano player for silent movies during the 1920s. Dr. Henderson has a BA in history and international affairs; an MA and PhD in history.

Movie and discussion will be held at Greenville Tech UT Bldg 104 remodeled movie-style auditorium with large screen and comfortable seating. (506 S. Pleasantburg, Greenville, SC 29607)

Info: or 864.244.1499

CANCELLED – Time and Life of Jim

Tonight’s Meeting Has Been Canceled
due to weather. Will update you with rescheduled date. Thanks and be safe!

Speaker, Clyde Carr

*Meeting will be Tues, Feb 24th 7pm @ TR City Hall      

Join us as we hear Clyde Carr tell us the interesting story of how “Jim”, later known as Rev. James R. Rosemond, founded more than 50 churches in the upstate.

This program is free and open to the public.


The Pickens County Cultural Commission is pleased to announce that, in recognition of “National Youth Arts” month as well as “National Music in our Schools” month, March is again, Pickens County Youth Arts Month. The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Schools of Pickens County will celebrate with a reception for Parents and Students on Saturday March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For the safety and comfort of our visitors, the reception is broken into three categories. We encourage family to visit during the time frame most appropriate for your child.

 Elementary Schools will be celebrating from 10:00 a.m. until noon. A special “thank you” presentation to elementary schools will occur at 11:30 a.m.

 Middle Schools will be the highlight from Noon to 1:30 p.m. with a Middle Schools Award Ceremony at 1:00 p.m.

 High School kudos will cap off the day from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. with the High School Awards Ceremony taking place at2:30 p.m.

In addition to the always entertaining Visual Arts Exhibition, which will be on display beginning February 28 and continuing through March 26, the School District of Pickens County will be hosting a selection of other exhibits, concerts and performances taking place at a variety of locations throughout March. As the many schools sponsoring events are too numerous to add here, please do contact your child’s school for more programming information.

“Pickens County Youth Arts 2015” is sponsored in part by: Pickens Savings & Loan, South State Bank, andRobinson Funeral Home, Crematory & Memorial Gardens. The Pickens County Museum of Art & History is funded in part by Pickens County, members and friends of the museum and a grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Located at the corner of Hwy. 178 at 307 Johnson Street in Pickens SC, the museum is open Tuesdays,Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. and Saturdaysfrom 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Admission is free but donations are welcomed.

For this and many more events, please check out or contact the museum at(864) 898-5963.


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