Visitor Guidelines

We look forward to welcoming you to Arts Center of Kershaw County! Please review our visitor guidelines outlined below prior to your visit. By visiting in person, you agree to abide by these policies, and The Arts Center reserves the right to ask visitors who do not follow these guidelines to leave the Museum’s premises.

Health & Safety

The health and safety of all is our priority. The Arts Center will continue to monitor and abide by guidelines issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental (DHEC), for health and safety procedures that inform our operations.

  • Masks are recommended, but not required.
  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. We cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 during your visit to the Arts Center. Those visiting the Arts Center do so at their own risk of such exposure.

Monday–Friday: 10 am–5 pm

We are closed for Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May.

We are committed to offering the best possible environment for our visitors. In order to achieve this, we require your cooperation with the following:

  • Children twelve and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • The art is here for you to study, admire, and explore.
  • Please do not touch the artwork, frames, platforms, labels, display cases, or anything used to protect the art.

Our galleries are for discovering something new and sharing an experience with family or friends. We ask that visitors refrain from disorderly or disruptive conduct that interferes with or distracts from other visitors’ enjoyment of the Museum

  • Keep voices low and be mindful of others.
  • Cellphones should be set on vibrate or silent.
  • Keep doorways and hallways accessible to other visitors.

The Arts Center prohibits the following:

  • Conduct that poses any risk to other visitors or to the Museum’s staff or collections.
  • Running, rough play, and disruptive behavior.
  • The unauthorized playing of music and video, unauthorized theater performances, and sound amplification and noisemakers.
  • Charitable solicitations, leafleting, signature gathering, picketing, and press conferences by visitors.
  • Solicitation of business and unauthorized for-profit activity.
  • See here for more information on access to the Arts Center for visitors with disabilities.

The Arts Center’s dedicated staff and volunteers are here to help if you have any questions or concerns during your visit. So they can provide you with great service, remember that:

  • The principles of diversity, inclusion, and equal access apply to all aspects of the Arts Center’s operations, across all categories of individuals. Please see our Institutional Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Access Policy Statement
  • Verbally abusive, harassing, discriminatory, or threatening statements or behavior toward the Arts Center’s staff or other visitors is prohibited.
  • See here for more information on access to the Arts Center for visitors with disabilities.
  • If you have left something behind at the Arts Center, please call Box Office at (803) 425-7676 or email info@artscenterkc.org.