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Juried Youth Art Show & Exhibit

Presented by the Arts Council of Greenwood County

The South Carolina Festival of Flowers Juried Youth Art Show was established in 2015 as a sanctioned event in coincidence with the festival, with funding attributed to an established endowment in the name of the late, Virginia Self.

The annual show will be on display in the Reception Hall at The Arts Center from May 30 - June 8, 2019 with an opening reception scheduled for Thursday, June 6 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. for all included entrants.


Business Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 am - 5 pm Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm
For more information, contact Jennifer A. Smith,, 864.953.2462

Exhibit Reception & Awards: 
Thursday, June 6 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. with Awards Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC with refreshments provided.

ENTRY DEADLINE: MAY 17, 2019 - all works must be delivered to:
The Arts Center (120 Main Street)

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ARTivism: Installation Art Camp
to Jun 7

ARTivism: Installation Art Camp

For Kids Only!
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Ages 12+)

The Arts Center invites area teens to learn about art through activism in this exciting new camp! During ARTivism, participants will work together to create an on-site art installation promoting the importance of recycling, reusing and revitalizing our Earth! The unique installation will be on view to the public during the main weekend of events for this year’s South Carolina Festival of Flowers!

Camp Cost: Members $175/Non-members $185


Camp Contact: Sylvia Martin -





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Juried Art Show & Exhibit
to Jun 10

Juried Art Show & Exhibit

Presented by the Arts Council of Greenwood County

The annual South Carolina Festival of Flowers moves into its 52nd year in June 2019. The Juried Art Show is a sanctioned event hosted annually by The Arts Center of Greenwood, in coincidence with the festival. The show features artwork from artists all over South Carolina and portions of the southeast with monetary awards totaling $2,600.  

Exhibit Admission:
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Business Hours: Mon-Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. / Sat., 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Jennifer A. Smith,, 864-953-2462.

Exhibit Reception & Awards:
Saturday, June 8th at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - hors do'euvres and cash bar will provided 


$1,000 | Best of Show
$500 | 2nd Place $400 | Best of 3D
$300 | 3rd Place
$150 | Juror Merit Awards (3) 
$150 | Arts Center Merit Award

All 2D and 3D artwork is eligible for best of show, second, third and merit award categories

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Juried Arts & Crafts Show
to Jun 8

Juried Arts & Crafts Show

Join us for one of the most popular and exceptional shows in the Southeast!

FREE Admission!
Food and concessions available by

Arts & Crafts Show
Friday, June 7
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

5:30 - 7:30 PM
Then Blooming Uptown Live Concert with the Eloveation starts at 5:30!  Shop till you drop then dance the evening away.

Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, June 8
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Kidfest is a free event bringing kids of ALL ages to Uptown Greenwood

5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Topiaries & Tastings Wine Walk starts at 5:30 p.m. Make sure you get your tickets early.


Wood & Home Craft

Sensory, Candles, & Lotions

Metal, Home, & Garden

You’ll be amazed at the incredible handmade and creative works, so get ready to shop!

The event features original work from talented artists and crafts people from all over the Southeast. All juried exhibitors’ work has been handmade by the exhibitors and must be their own original design and creation.

See the creative process in action with several of our exhibitors demonstrating their craft in their booths. Something for every taste and budget with items from the most contemporary to the most traditional.

Join us in Uptown Greenwood at the Uptown Market with close to 6,000 square-feet of space.

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to Jun 8

Photography Exhibit & Contest


The SC Festival of Flowers Photography contest is one of South Carolina’s largest summer exhibitions, held annually to promote an interest in photography and to showcase the talents of area photographers. Come see amazing images captured by amateur and professional photographers. Exhibit & contest entries will be accepted through May 31st.

Photography Exhibition:
Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Photography Exhibit & Awards Reception
Saturday, June 8th
Awards will be presented at 4:00 p.m.
Cash prizes totaling $775.00 will be awarded.

NEW THIS YEAR: Artists will be able to sell their work.

Two Categories for Entries:

  • Advanced

  • Basic

Participants may enter one category only. 
All prints submitted must be mounted and single matted for acceptance and hanging in the show. Prints may be framed but must be mounted and single matted for acceptance and hanging in the show.

You may submit up to 4 (four) prints in your category (one category only) for $20.00.


  • Name, address and telephone number and file names must be printed on the back of each entry.

  • Entries must be printed, mounted, and single matted for display in the exhibit.

  • Advanced: Color or Black and White with a print dimension of 11 x 14 inches maximum.

  • Basic: Color or Black and White with a print dimension of 8 x 10 inches maximum.

  • Participants will be able to pick up their prints after the exhibit has ended.

  • Entries will be judged by qualified professional photographers prior to the hanging of the show.

  • Attendants will be present during most of the time the exhibit is open; however, the SC Festival of Flowers will not be responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen work.

  • No prior SC Festival of Flowers winning entries will be accepted.

  • Contestants may enter one category, Advanced or Basic.

  • Contestants may win in only one category.

  • Deadline for entry: Friday, May 31, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.

First Place Winners in each category will be asked for a high-resolution digital copy of their winning image to be used in promotional materials and events associated with the SC Festival of Flowers and/or the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce.  The first place award in each category is a purchase award by the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce. Winning entries for these awards will not be returned to the photographer and become the property of the SC Festival of Flowers and the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce.

Terms for Disqualification:
Entries will be disqualified according to the following stipulations below.
Entries that are disqualified will not be judged or displayed. All disqualified entries may be picked up at the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce after June 10, 2019.
Decisions to disqualify entries are the sole discretion of the Photo Exhibit Chair and/or the SC Festival of Flowers Coordinator.

These terms are non-negotiable.

  • Photo reproduction of another creative medium which does or does not belong to you with intent to supplement that work as a photograph.

  • If the work does not meet the requirements as listed in this brochure. Any work that is interpreted as derogatory or offensive by the Photo Exhibit Chair or SC Festival of Flowers Coordinator.

  • Photographs that are computer generated/altered will be disqualified. No digitally manipulated, altered, collaged or computer generated photographs are allowed. Minimal editing in Photoshop is acceptable to include slight adjustments in exposure and cropping.


Technical Quality (25%)
Aesthetic Composition (25%)
Creative Vision (25%)
Emotional Impact (25%)

The greatest cumulative judging score will be deemed the winner in that category. Prints that score equally will be reevaluated by the judges with the tie being broken by total cumulative score.

Entries may be picked up after the exhibit:
Tuesday - Friday
June 10 - 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce
110 Phoenix Street (Behind Wells Fargo)
Greenwood, SC

Return Prints:
If you would like  to  have your prints mailed back to  you, please include packaging  for your print(s) along with $7 each for shipping and handling costs.


Disclaimer: If submitted prints are not claimed within 30 days of the first pick up day, the print becomes property of the SC Festival of Flowers.

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Blooming Uptown Live Concert with ELoveation Band
5:30 PM17:30

Blooming Uptown Live Concert with ELoveation Band


Featuring ELoveation!

There is no better place to enjoy an outdoor concert than the Uptown Market. Join Festival fans as we partner with Uptown Greenwood.

Friday, June 7th
5:30 p.m. 
Free Admission

Food and Concessions Available.


This years entertainment will feature “ELoveation.” They are a South Carolina based band that is quickly gaining recognition for their intense musical energy, versatile vocals, sensational style and dynamic sound. The Eloveation experience is a show is like no other. They allow the audience to become absorbed by their high energy and style. Eloveation is an eight-piece outfit with a lead guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and outstanding vocals.

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11:00 AM11:00

Music at the Market



There is no better place to enjoy an outdoor concert and fantastic music by seasoned musicians than at our Uptown Market.

Delight in strolling the Arts & Crafts Show at the Uptown Market where you'll here the Lakelands best acoustic talents brought to you by Ashby Stokes & Friends.


Friday, June 1
Ashby Stokes, 12:00 Noon – 2:00 p .m.
Kellar Ridgeway, 2:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 2
Becky Greene, 12:00 Noon – 2 p.m.
RG & Stan, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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