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Creative Pillars Report Released!

Creative Professionals Need More Than Art! After wrapping up our Creative Pillars forum series on August 8 in Hartsville, we are happy to release our report on the feedback we received from you, the creative professional, at each of the three forums we held across the state. Each forum focused on the central question: What […]


Creative Pillars Forum in Hartsville August 8!

“What are some of the pillars needed in a community for a creative professional to have a high quality of life?” That’s the question the South Carolina Arts Alliance is asking as it hosts two forums across the state this summer. We’ve held forums in Greenville and Charleston, now it’s the Pee Dee region’s turn! […]


House Committee Adopts NEA Budget Numbers

On July 12, the House Interior Appropriations Committee, which has under its jurisdiction funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, adopted its budget appropriations bill for FY2018 (Oct 1, 2017 – Sept 30, 2018). The NEA budget is set at $145 million in the Interior Appropriations bill. This represents a $5 million cut to […]