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Heritage Tea 2014 Winners Announced

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County presented awards February 25 to Kershaw County students who participated in the 2014 Heritage Tea. Students in grades three through eight from across the county worked on projects reflective of cultural heroes and legends in celebration of Black History Month in an art project competition. Judges presented awards to all winners as well as to the teachers of first place winners. Organizers dedicated the Tea to the memories of Louisa Watkins, Harrison Bennett, Ruby Minton and the students of the Civil Rights movement.

April 07, 2014 | | Arts


KC Amateur Radio Club to hold Morse code training class Saturday

Morse code, once a vital method of sending messages across telegraph lines, was the primary method of communication with other amateur radio operators. As technology evolved amateur radios became capable of voice transmissions and code slowly, over the past 100 years, lost its important role.

March 12, 2014 | | Arts


Fine Arts Center to host SC Arts Alliance board meeting

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to announce that it will be the location for the meeting of the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Arts Alliance (SCAA) beginning today. The meeting will be held in the historic Douglas Reed House. The FAC welcomes the SCAA, along with members of the Wateree Outdoor Life Festival (WOLF) of Camden. WOLF will be holding their first annual festival on the FAC campus this weekend.

March 07, 2014 | | Arts


CamdenART to meet Monday

CamdenART will meet Monday at 7p.m. The group will offer a unique wood burning demonstration and hands-on opportunity by gourd and wood burning artist, Linda Kincaid. CamdenART members will get a chance to try their hand at this precise and detailed art work.

February 28, 2014 | | Arts


DAR to host scholarship luncheon

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is presenting a Scholarship Luncheon at noon on Feb. 13 at the Springdale Hall Club, 161 Knight's Hill Road, in Camden. The public is invited to attend.

January 31, 2014 | | Arts


‘Boykin’ to open Thursday at Fine Arts Center

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will open its next exhibition in conjunction with the first chamber music concert of the season on Thursday. "Boykin," featuring the works of sisters and local artists Lisa Boykin Adams and Marti Boykin Wallace, will open their upcoming exhibition with a catered reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bassett Gallery. The exhibition is sponsored by First Community Bank. Catering is provided by Carolina Café, and will be followed by a chamber music concert featuring Decoda with Claire Bryant. The exhibition runs through March 5.

January 22, 2014 | | Arts


Auditions for Fine Arts Center’s youth production of Alice in Wonderland

Auditions for Alice in Wonderland, a collaboration with the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and Columbia Children's Theatre, will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. and Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC.

January 15, 2014 | | Arts


Miss Camden, Miss Camden Teen 2014 queens crowned Saturday

Allison (Allie) Sanders was crowned Miss Camden 2014, and Alexa Williamson was crowned Miss Camden Teen 2014 Saturday evening at Camden High School.

January 15, 2014 | | Arts


Chamber Choir of Kershaw County to perform annual Christmas concert

For more than 20 years, the Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) has showcased its vocal talents during the holiday season for the community, and the tradition will continue on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. Tickets are $5.00 and will be available at the door.

December 11, 2013 | | Arts


Reid Buckley Author Event, Reading from Infinity

Reid Buckley will read from his latest prose book Infinity, Dec. 10 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Books on Broad, located at 944 Broad St., in Camden. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. Seating is limited.

December 06, 2013 | | Arts


Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County announces Holiday Sales Show dates

The Holiday shopping season has begun and the 2013 Holiday Sales Show at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is just around the corner. The dates are set for December 6-18, and the vendors are lined up for this year's event.

November 29, 2013 | | Arts


Kami Kinard to lead ‘Create a Character’ workshop, promote Indies First today

Camden native and author Kami Kinard will present a "Create a Character" workshop today from 3:30-4:15 p.m. at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., in Camden. Writers and readers of all ages are encouraged to participate.

November 25, 2013 | | Arts


FAC of Kershaw County announces volunteer and service awards

Earlier this season, board members, donors, community leaders

November 15, 2013 | | Arts


Local artists showcase work at “Eight days, eight artists” event

Beginning Saturday and running an entire week, the Artist's Attic studio and gallery will be open each day until 8 p.m. The Artist's Attic is located at 930 Broad St., in downtown Camden. The event, called "Eight days, eight artists," features different local artists and their work each day. The participating artists are as follows:

November 13, 2013 | | Arts


‘Eight days, eight artists’ event

Starting Nov. 16 and running through Nov. 23, the Artist's Attic studio and gallery will be open each day until 8 p.m. The Artist's Attic is located at 930 Broad St., in downtown Camden. Each day will feature a different local artist and his/her work. The event is called "Eight days, eight artists." One of the featured artists for this event is Dot Goodwin. Goodwin provided the following statement about herself and her work:

November 08, 2013 | | Arts


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