Providing cultural leadership for Greater Spartanburg County. Chapman Cultural Center provides major funding and education for many of Spartanburg’s arts and cultural organizations. But we’re more than a destination. Honoring our vision of providing cultural leadership, we branch out into Spartanburg County to advocate for the arts and culture of our region. Several partner organizations make up Chapman Cultural Center. We are proud to serve as the central driving force in our community’s dynamic, vibrant cultural life.
The Carolina Foothills Artisan Center in Chesnee, SC is organized and shall operate exclusively as a nonprofit corporation to develop the educational, artistic, cultural and economic growth of the Upstate by providing means for North and South Carolina artists to demonstrate the creative process and to showcase the products of their talents to a wide variety of citizens and by providing a place for citizens to learn about and purchase the work of Carolina artisans.
A professional oriented non-profit organization, embracing a philosophy of education and competition for its members and a policy of community service through arts education for the public, it endorses no particular style or esthetic philosophy, but seeks to help its individual members realize their full potential in the mediums and styles of their choice.
The Art Lounge is a full service picture framing studio and art gallery. It’s doors opened in October 2011.
From its beginning in 1995, Hub City’s emphasis has been place-based literature that encourages readers to form a deeper connection with their home territory. Over the years, Hub City has published in a variety of genres, including fiction, personal essay, poetry, non-fiction, biography, humor, nature writing, children’s literature, and historical.