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ART PARTY! 2018 | Visual & Performing Arts Event

ROCK HILL, SC: For the third year in a row, the Rock Hill’s arts community is joining with downtown businesses to host “Art Party” in South Carolina’s first state-recognized cultural district. From November 1-17, a collection of local and regional artists will be...

ART PARTY! 2017 | Visual & Performing Arts Event

ROCK HILL, SC: Members of Rock Hill’s arts community are joining with downtown businesses to hold the 2nd annual “Art Party” in South Carolina’s first state-recognized cultural district. From November 16-18, local and regional artists will showcase their work at...

FOOT Machine: New Art About The Bike

ROCK HILL, SC: This summer, Rock Hill is hosting the BMX World Championship and to celebrate, Friday Arts Project has spent the past few months in our drawing nites focusing on bike themed still-lives and models all leading up to our new gallery show: FOOT Machine:...

Sourwood Writers Poet Profile: Sam Kendall

Sam Kendall will be the featured poet at this month's Sourwood Reading Series (Thursday night from 7-8 at The Newsstand on Main St.) so we thought we would take some time to let you get to know him before Thursday. "Sam Kendall is a poet who lives in North Carolina...

The Sourwood Reading Series

The Sourwood Reading Series A monthly series sponsored by The Sourwood Writers, Friday Arts Project's poetry group. This series will feature one poet to read followed by an open mic time. Any poets are welcome but time will be limited, but not tyrannical.   WHEN:...

JASON HARROD in concert

Friday Arts Project is proud to present singer-songwriter Jason Harrod at The Left Bank, the underground venue at Amelie's Rock Hill!…

Looking back-Looking forward: from the director

ROCK HILL, SC – An update from our Executive Director. January 27, 2015 Greetings from the Southern Piedmont I hope 2015 has started off well for you. As I write this, my wife and I have been in Rock Hill officially for 16 months and have...

Sandra McCracken and Aaron Belz at The White Home

Friday Arts Project presents an evening of music and poetry with singer-songwriter Sandra McCracken and poet Aaron Belz at The White Home in Rock Hill, SC. Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7pm...

Art as Experience | Exhibit + Lecture + Discussion

Friday Arts Project presents a weeklong installation-Art as Experience-at the Gettys Art Center in old town Rock Hill, SC. This is a part of a two week long artist-in residence program. Historically, a framed artwork has been the modus operandi or usual mode of experiencing art…

Rock Hill Arts Initiative Expands Efforts with New Leadership

ROCK HILL, SC - Friday Arts Project, a collective of Rock Hill artists, today announced Kirk Irwin as Executive Director and Sarah Kennedy Irwin as Creative Director. Friday Arts Project began in 2006 as a group of Winthrop students who met to discuss art, faith, and...

in the news

Don’t miss Rock Hill’s weekend Art Party with music, food, film and lots of ‘beauty’

November 14 2018

Drawing With The Arts Council of York County

Morning Break –

October 21 2018

Drawing with The Arts Council of York County

I’ll Bite – Rock Hill event celebrates food and art

January 22 2014

The Friday Arts Project Will Delight – And ‘Dazzle’

January 28 2014

Rock Hill: No Need to Leave

May 3 2013


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