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Sunday, May 19, 2024
Spring Photo Contest: “Spring Inspiration”
May 19 – May 31 all-day
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Cost: Included with Park admission.
Knit-n-Give
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Say What?! Poetry Slam and Open Mic
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Coffee Underground

Read or perform your own original poems, plus hear great local and touring poets. Sundays 7:30pm-9:45pm. Open Mic–$5. Feature & Slams –$10.

Monday, May 20, 2024
Artisphere x GCCA- Call for Volunteers
May 20 @ 7:00 am
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Artisphere has approached us to participate in their Arts Partner Program, offering a chance to secure funding for GCCA through volunteer efforts. By collectively completing 250 volunteer hours, we can unlock vital resources that will be reinvested back into our community in various meaningful ways.
While our dedicated staff is committed to contributing their time, we recognize that our team alone will not reach the goal. That’s why we’re calling on our wonderful community to join us in this endeavor. With your help, we can achieve our target of 250 volunteer hours.
We’re asking for volunteers to sign up for 2 to 4 shifts each, with most shifts spanning 3 to 4 hours (some may be slightly longer). Your participation will not only support GCCA but also contribute to the vibrant cultural landscape of our city.
To sign up for shifts, please follow the instructions provided in the link below. When registering, be sure to indicate that you’re volunteering on behalf of GCCA to ensure your hours count towards our total. After signing up, we ask that you kindly inform our Operations Manager, Alicia Mizuno, of the number of shifts and total hours you’ve committed to. This will help us keep track of our progress towards our goal.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Artisphere x GCCA- Call for Volunteers
May 21 @ 7:00 am
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Artisphere has approached us to participate in their Arts Partner Program, offering a chance to secure funding for GCCA through volunteer efforts. By collectively completing 250 volunteer hours, we can unlock vital resources that will be reinvested back into our community in various meaningful ways.
While our dedicated staff is committed to contributing their time, we recognize that our team alone will not reach the goal. That’s why we’re calling on our wonderful community to join us in this endeavor. With your help, we can achieve our target of 250 volunteer hours.
We’re asking for volunteers to sign up for 2 to 4 shifts each, with most shifts spanning 3 to 4 hours (some may be slightly longer). Your participation will not only support GCCA but also contribute to the vibrant cultural landscape of our city.
To sign up for shifts, please follow the instructions provided in the link below. When registering, be sure to indicate that you’re volunteering on behalf of GCCA to ensure your hours count towards our total. After signing up, we ask that you kindly inform our Operations Manager, Alicia Mizuno, of the number of shifts and total hours you’ve committed to. This will help us keep track of our progress towards our goal.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Art by Appointment
May 22 all-day
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Art by Appointment with GCCA Art School Instructors

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 9 AM – 5 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM – 3 PM

 


Art by Appointment offers artists of all levels the opportunity for private, customized, art experiences for you and up to 15 friends and family. These experiences are perfect for birthday parties, corporate outings, team building activities and more!

MEDIUMS

Art by Appointment workshops offer a variety of mediums for exploration.

Drawing

Unlock the gateway to artistic expression through the fundamental skill of drawing! GCCA’s drawing instructors will lead you through the basics of shading and perspective and more!

Painting

Acrylics and watercolor and more! Grab a paintbrush and join GCCA’s instructors for a private step-by-step art experience!

Mixed Media

What happens when you combine multiple artistic mediums into one project? Follow GCCA’s instructors in an exploration of all visual mediums in this engaging workshop!

Jewelry

Wear your own creation! Step into GCCA’s state-of-the-art jewelry studio and try your hand at jewelry making!

Printmaking

Jump into this layered visual art medium and learn to create your own prints! GCCA’s instructors will lead you step by step through this engaging art form in the printmaking studio at GCCA!

Artisphere x GCCA- Call for Volunteers
May 22 @ 7:00 am
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Artisphere has approached us to participate in their Arts Partner Program, offering a chance to secure funding for GCCA through volunteer efforts. By collectively completing 250 volunteer hours, we can unlock vital resources that will be reinvested back into our community in various meaningful ways.
While our dedicated staff is committed to contributing their time, we recognize that our team alone will not reach the goal. That’s why we’re calling on our wonderful community to join us in this endeavor. With your help, we can achieve our target of 250 volunteer hours.
We’re asking for volunteers to sign up for 2 to 4 shifts each, with most shifts spanning 3 to 4 hours (some may be slightly longer). Your participation will not only support GCCA but also contribute to the vibrant cultural landscape of our city.
To sign up for shifts, please follow the instructions provided in the link below. When registering, be sure to indicate that you’re volunteering on behalf of GCCA to ensure your hours count towards our total. After signing up, we ask that you kindly inform our Operations Manager, Alicia Mizuno, of the number of shifts and total hours you’ve committed to. This will help us keep track of our progress towards our goal.

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Art by Appointment
May 23 all-day
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Art by Appointment with GCCA Art School Instructors

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 9 AM – 5 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM – 3 PM

 


Art by Appointment offers artists of all levels the opportunity for private, customized, art experiences for you and up to 15 friends and family. These experiences are perfect for birthday parties, corporate outings, team building activities and more!

MEDIUMS

Art by Appointment workshops offer a variety of mediums for exploration.

Drawing

Unlock the gateway to artistic expression through the fundamental skill of drawing! GCCA’s drawing instructors will lead you through the basics of shading and perspective and more!

Painting

Acrylics and watercolor and more! Grab a paintbrush and join GCCA’s instructors for a private step-by-step art experience!

Mixed Media

What happens when you combine multiple artistic mediums into one project? Follow GCCA’s instructors in an exploration of all visual mediums in this engaging workshop!

Jewelry

Wear your own creation! Step into GCCA’s state-of-the-art jewelry studio and try your hand at jewelry making!

Printmaking

Jump into this layered visual art medium and learn to create your own prints! GCCA’s instructors will lead you step by step through this engaging art form in the printmaking studio at GCCA!

Artisphere x GCCA- Call for Volunteers
May 23 @ 7:00 am
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Artisphere has approached us to participate in their Arts Partner Program, offering a chance to secure funding for GCCA through volunteer efforts. By collectively completing 250 volunteer hours, we can unlock vital resources that will be reinvested back into our community in various meaningful ways.
While our dedicated staff is committed to contributing their time, we recognize that our team alone will not reach the goal. That’s why we’re calling on our wonderful community to join us in this endeavor. With your help, we can achieve our target of 250 volunteer hours.
We’re asking for volunteers to sign up for 2 to 4 shifts each, with most shifts spanning 3 to 4 hours (some may be slightly longer). Your participation will not only support GCCA but also contribute to the vibrant cultural landscape of our city.
To sign up for shifts, please follow the instructions provided in the link below. When registering, be sure to indicate that you’re volunteering on behalf of GCCA to ensure your hours count towards our total. After signing up, we ask that you kindly inform our Operations Manager, Alicia Mizuno, of the number of shifts and total hours you’ve committed to. This will help us keep track of our progress towards our goal.

BridgeWay Farmers Market
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BridgeWay Station

Local Produce & Artisanal Goods: Explore booths overflowing with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade crafts, artisan cheeses, and more, all sourced from local growers and creators.

At Bridgeway Farmers Market, we’re more than just a place to shop; we’re a vibrant community gathering, designed to bring people together in celebration of the rich agricultural heritage of our region. Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, our market is a unique evening destination where families, foodies, and friends can connect and enjoy the best of local culture.

True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Flood Gallery

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Friday, May 24, 2024
Hippies by the River
May 24 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

Inman Yarn Club
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Inman Library

Drop by the Inman Library to knit (or crochet) with friends. This social knitting group meets every Friday morning, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Knitting/crochet needles and yarn will be provided, or you can bring your own. Adults ages 18+, no registration required.

Saturday, May 25, 2024
Art by Appointment
May 25 all-day
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Art by Appointment with GCCA Art School Instructors

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 9 AM – 5 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM – 3 PM

 


Art by Appointment offers artists of all levels the opportunity for private, customized, art experiences for you and up to 15 friends and family. These experiences are perfect for birthday parties, corporate outings, team building activities and more!

MEDIUMS

Art by Appointment workshops offer a variety of mediums for exploration.

Drawing

Unlock the gateway to artistic expression through the fundamental skill of drawing! GCCA’s drawing instructors will lead you through the basics of shading and perspective and more!

Painting

Acrylics and watercolor and more! Grab a paintbrush and join GCCA’s instructors for a private step-by-step art experience!

Mixed Media

What happens when you combine multiple artistic mediums into one project? Follow GCCA’s instructors in an exploration of all visual mediums in this engaging workshop!

Jewelry

Wear your own creation! Step into GCCA’s state-of-the-art jewelry studio and try your hand at jewelry making!

Printmaking

Jump into this layered visual art medium and learn to create your own prints! GCCA’s instructors will lead you step by step through this engaging art form in the printmaking studio at GCCA!

Hippies by the River
May 25 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

TD Saturday Market
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Main Street at McBee Avenue

On Saturday mornings from the beginning of May until the end of October, two blocks of downtown Greenville’s Main Street are transformed into a bustling farmers’ market. The market features over 75 vendors selling the season’s freshest produce and the area’s most original and high quality crafts.  Each week thousands of people flock to the TD Saturday Market for locally-sourced products where all food must be grown or produced within 100 miles of Greenville and crafters are highly-encouraged to use locally-sourced supplies.

There is something undeniably special about Greenville’s TD Saturday Market. We invite you to join us Saturday mornings to experience it for yourself!

Arts Jam: Art Vendors + Music, Dance, and Poetry Show
May 25 @ 12:00 pm
The Artistry Gallery

Music, poetry, art, and dance collide for Carolina Muse: Arts Jam, a celebration of our multimedia literary & arts magazine’s published creators based in the Carolinas.

This intimate, immersive arts event features local musicians, dancers, writers, and visual artists all in one show. Shop art pieces & crafts made by local artists and enjoy performances & readings from talented creators of several styles & genres. We’re excited to build community with fellow artists & arts-lovers of several creative mediums.

– Music & dance performances
– Poetry readings
– Art & crafts for sale
– Raffle tickets!

📆 Saturday, May 25, 2024
🕰️ 1pm-4pm (art sale starts at 12pm)
📍 The Artistry Gallery, GVL, SC
💵 $15

Sunday, May 26, 2024
Art by Appointment
May 26 all-day
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Art by Appointment with GCCA Art School Instructors

TUESDAY – FRIDAY 9 AM – 5 PM
SATURDAY 11 AM – 3 PM

 


Art by Appointment offers artists of all levels the opportunity for private, customized, art experiences for you and up to 15 friends and family. These experiences are perfect for birthday parties, corporate outings, team building activities and more!

MEDIUMS

Art by Appointment workshops offer a variety of mediums for exploration.

Drawing

Unlock the gateway to artistic expression through the fundamental skill of drawing! GCCA’s drawing instructors will lead you through the basics of shading and perspective and more!

Painting

Acrylics and watercolor and more! Grab a paintbrush and join GCCA’s instructors for a private step-by-step art experience!

Mixed Media

What happens when you combine multiple artistic mediums into one project? Follow GCCA’s instructors in an exploration of all visual mediums in this engaging workshop!

Jewelry

Wear your own creation! Step into GCCA’s state-of-the-art jewelry studio and try your hand at jewelry making!

Printmaking

Jump into this layered visual art medium and learn to create your own prints! GCCA’s instructors will lead you step by step through this engaging art form in the printmaking studio at GCCA!

Hippies by the River
May 26 all-day
Events by the River

Join us for an unforgettable day of peace, love, and music at Hippies by the River! This groovy event will take place on Fri May 24 2024 – May 26 2024 at 62 Arnold Branch Rd.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the 60s and 70s, as we celebrate the spirit of the counterculture movement. With live performances from talented local artists, you’ll be transported back to a time of freedom and self-expression.

At Hippies by the River, you can expect a laid-back and friendly environment where you can connect with like-minded individuals. Feel free to dress up in your favorite hippie attire, and don’t forget to bring your blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the beautiful riverside location.

Indulge in delicious food from various food trucks offering a wide range of cuisines. Explore the colorful market stalls filled with unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and vintage clothing.

Whether you’re a true flower child or simply curious about the hippie culture, Hippies by the River promises a day filled with good vibes, great music, and positive energy. So mark your calendars and get ready to experience a groovy time!

Artisphere x GCCA- Call for Volunteers
May 26 @ 7:00 am
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

Artisphere has approached us to participate in their Arts Partner Program, offering a chance to secure funding for GCCA through volunteer efforts. By collectively completing 250 volunteer hours, we can unlock vital resources that will be reinvested back into our community in various meaningful ways.
While our dedicated staff is committed to contributing their time, we recognize that our team alone will not reach the goal. That’s why we’re calling on our wonderful community to join us in this endeavor. With your help, we can achieve our target of 250 volunteer hours.
We’re asking for volunteers to sign up for 2 to 4 shifts each, with most shifts spanning 3 to 4 hours (some may be slightly longer). Your participation will not only support GCCA but also contribute to the vibrant cultural landscape of our city.
To sign up for shifts, please follow the instructions provided in the link below. When registering, be sure to indicate that you’re volunteering on behalf of GCCA to ensure your hours count towards our total. After signing up, we ask that you kindly inform our Operations Manager, Alicia Mizuno, of the number of shifts and total hours you’ve committed to. This will help us keep track of our progress towards our goal.