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Art Notes: December Holiday Celebrations

The Arts Center is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays! We have a variety of events that will get you in the spirit. Mark Rapp's Christmas by Candlelight concert is sure to get your toes tapping, and Columbia Children's Theatre will have A Christmas Carol on our main stage, keeping the little ones entertained. [...]

A Big Thank You To Irish Fest Camden

We would like to express our sincere thanks to Irish Fest Camden for their generous donation of brand new mics. Ensuring that The SpongeBob Musical was a huge hit with audiences. The sound quality was fantastic, and we couldn’t have been more pleased. We are so grateful to have such a supportive community that believes [...]
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Auditions: Bots! A New Children’s Musical

Welcome to the BOTS Robotics Competition where teams and their (singing and dancing) robots are all vying for the top prize! Amidst the coding, building, and fierce competition, two members from rival teams befriend one another and throw everything off-balance. Will their collaborative spirit sabotage their teams’ chances of winning? This STEM musical invites humans [...]

Art Notes: September

The arts center is abuzz with activity this September! We have many social events to attend, and we're incredibly excited to be involved in the celebration of the City of Camden's cultural district. September 03, 2022 - September 10, 2022 Cultural District Celebration The City of Camden and the Arts Center of Kershaw County are [...]

25th Carolina Downhome Blues Festival Dates

The Arts Center of Kershaw County is pleased to announce its upcoming annual Carolina Downhome Blues Festival from October 6-9. Now in its 25th year, the festival will be bigger and better than ever, with artists from across the nation converging on the city of Camden for three days of live music, food trucks, and …

Art Notes: August

The SpongeBob Musical The Arts Center of Kershaw County will start its 2022-2023 Season with The SpongeBob Musical. This musical is based on the popular Nickelodeon show and follows the adventures of SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends as they try to save their home from destruction. The musical features a catchy score, colorful costumes, and …


Arts Center is the Artistic Hub For The New Arts District

“Dolly Patton, the executive director for the Arts Center of Kershaw County, says she is thrilled to see their cultural district grow “Camden has a long history of Cultural Arts, and activity and drawing people here and it will make our city more vibrant with this designation encourage more artists and art studios.” 


Preservation of the Douglas Reed House

We are celebrating today! The Duke Energy Foundation generously donated $10,000 for the Preservation of the Douglas Reed House! Thank you to Quinetta M. Buterbaugh, District Manager-Government and Community Relations, presenter of this very exciting check! Be sure to drive by and see the work done on the Douglas Reed House – it’s beautiful again!