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Eclipsing 50: The SC State Art Collection 1967 – 2017

Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art

Admission

This exhibit is free with museum general admission or membership.

Adult (13-61): $8.95

Seniors (62 +): $7.95

Children (3-12): $6.95

Infants 2 and under: FREE

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Eclipsing 50: The SC State Art Collection 1967 – 2017

Now Open

This new exhibition features artwork collected from 1967 – 2017 and highlights the breadth and depth of work produced by artists in our state. Established in 1967 as one of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s first programs, the State Art Collection now includes 493 works in a variety of styles and media from 287 artists.

This exhibit includes over 80 pieces from the collection and centers on the spirit of dynamism and leaps of artistic faith revealed in this unique cultural document of South Carolina’s changing art landscape.

Featured artists include:

  • Jasper Johns

  • Linda McCune

  • Robert Courtright

  • Mary Jackson

  • Mike Williams

  • Jorge Otero

  • Bing Jian Zhang

  • James Busby

And many more!


Did you know?

This exhibit marks the third showing of the State Art Collection at the South Carolina State Museum. The first was a retrospective held in 1988-89 as the inaugural art exhibition in the Lipscomb Gallery for the opening of the museum. The second was held in 1996-97, Signs of Contemporary Art: Selections from the State Art Collection. The Museum is now pleased to partner again with the South Carolina Arts Commission and join in the celebration of the Commission’s 50th anniversary this year.