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Clay Rice Silhouette Cutting

Fri., Sept. 6, 2019 from 2 p.m to 5 p.m.


Award winning artist and children’s book author Clay Rice will be at the South Carolina State Museum for silhouette cutting portrait sessions. Bring the kids (or a profile photo of the kids) and have a special silhouette keepsake made by one of the most popular silhouette artists in the state. Space is limited, so please reserve your portrait sitting today.

The silhouette cuttings are $48 for two copies of one child’s silhouette and $10 for each for additional copy. Frames, Mats, and AWARD Winning Clay Rice Books also available at additional costs. Please call (803) 898-4978 or click below to make an appointment.



Payment for the silhouette cutting will be due upon completion of the artwork on Sept. 6. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before your selected appointment time. If you are unable to make your appointment please call 803.898.4968


Q: Can I have all three or more of my children at the appointment? Is there a discount for more than one child?
A: Each appointment is valid for ONE silhouette portrait cutting. If you wish to have cuttings made for multiple children, you will need to make an appointment for each child. There is no discount for more than one child.

Q: Do I have to pay admission to the museum during my appointment?
A: Museum admission is not required for the portrait appointment, but if you wish to enjoy the museum’s galleries and attractions before or after your appointment time you will need to purchase tickets at the Admissions Desk.

Q: If I am running late, or miss my appointment, can I be worked in later?
A: We will do our best to accommodate you, however due to the popularity of this program we cannot guarantee that your appointment can be rescheduled.

Q: How do I pay?
A: Payment will be due after the completion of the portrait silhouette cutting. The museum accepts credit/debit cards, checks (made out to the Cotton Mill Exchange) and cash.

Q: Is there a discount for State Museum members?
A: No, we are unable to offer discounted member pricing for the silhouette portrait cuttings.


Questions? Call 803.898.4978 or email