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Executive Director Named to National Advisory Council

South Carolina Arts Alliance executive director, George Patrick “GP” McLeer, was recently named to the State Arts Action Network Council (SAAN). The SAAN is a national network of arts advocacy organizations and is a program of Americans for the Arts, the national arts service and advocacy organization. GP was elected by his peers to serve […]

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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 […]

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Arts Alert: Governor McMaster Vetoes Arts Funding

BREAKING NEWS TAKE ACTION NOW On June 12, Governor Henry McMaster issued 41 budgetary vetoes. Veto #24 eliminates $350,000 from the South Carolina Arts Commission. Veto #24 Message from the Governor: “This new line item in the budget gives private artists a permanent toehold in the state budget. A better use of these funds would […]