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Greenville County Museum of Art

  • 420 College St
  • Greenville, SC 29601

The GCMA is home to a nationally acclaimed collection of American art, including major holdings by two of the nation’s greatest artists, Andrew Wyeth and Jasper Johns. Andrew Wyeth: The Greenville Collection is now the largest and most complete collection of Wyeth watercolors owned by any public museum in the world. The GCMA owns an extensive collection of prints and paintings by America's most renowned contemporary artist, Jasper Johns, who grew up in South Carolina.
Housed in a modern building named as one of the most interesting in the Upstate by the American Association of Architects, the GCMA permanent collection explores the breadth of American art through the Southern experience from the colonial era to the present. Among the highlights of the Southern Collection are an exceptional group of pre-Civil War vessels created by the enslaved African-American potter and poet David Drake, an extensive collection of American Impressionism, more than 20 works by William H. Johnson, and an array of works by such twentieth-century masters as Georgia O’Keeffe, Edward Hopper, Romare Bearden, and Andy Warhol.   See the GCMA website (gcma.org) for a schedule of exhibitions and events, including the entertaining and educational series, Sundays at 2. Open Wednesday—Saturday, 10 am—6 pm, Sundays 1 pm—5 pm. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays. Admission is always free.  

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General Information
  • Days Open: Wed - Sun
  • Hours of Operation: Wed - Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 1 pm - 5 pm
  • ADA Compliant:
  • 100% Smoke Free:
  • Wireless Internet Access: Free:
  • Minutes To GSP Airport: 20
  • Minutes To Downtown Greenville: 5
  • Minutes to TD Convention Center: 10
  • Bus Parking:

Exhibition: Wyeth Dynasty

  • January 01, 2017 - February 26, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complem... View details

Exhibition: Wyeth Dynasty

  • March 01, 2017 - April 30, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complem... View details

Exhibition: Wyeth Dynasty

  • May 03, 2017 - May 31, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complem... View details

Exhibition: Wyeth Dynasty

  • June 01, 2017 - July 30, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complem... View details

Exhibition: Wyeth Dynasty

  • August 02, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

In celebration of the centennial of Andrew Wyeth’s birth, the Museum presents Wyeth Dynasty, a retrospective of Andrew Wyeth’s art complem... View details

Sundays at 2 Gallery Talk: Masterworks of Color

  • February 26, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Come for a guided tour of Masterworks of Color: African-American Art from the Greenville Collection, and consider how David Drake, William H. Joh... View details

Sundays at 2 Gallery Tour: Family Art Adventure

  • January 22, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Drawing is one of the best activities kids can do to build their imaginations! Bring the family for an introductory drawing lesson and stay to explore... View details

Sundays at 2 Gallery Tour: Family Art Adventure

  • February 12, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Get creative and make a print using gelatin plates with a variety of colors, materials, and shapes, including hearts and flowers for Valentine’s... View details

Sundays at 2 Gallery Tour: Music in the Galleries

  • February 05, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

The BattleAxe Band plays old-time Americana music that is fun and upbeat. With more than ten years of experience singing together, these ladies’... View details

Sundays at 2 Gallery Tour: Wyeth Dynasty

  • February 19, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Don't miss this guided tour focusing on the expressive works featured in Jamie Wyeth: The Child Is the Father of the Man (Smile). View details

Third Thursday Tour: Wyeth Dynasty

  • February 16, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Meet in front of The Salon near the GCMA front door at 11 am for a free, docent-led tour of the exhibition Wyeth Dynasty. View details

Carew Rice

  • February 15, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Renowned silhouettist and South Carolina native Carew Rice captured the Lowcountry landscape and its people in these captivating silhouettes from the ... View details

Exhibition: "In a Mirror, Darkly"

  • February 15, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Explore the issues and images created when white artists portray black subjects and experiences in this insightful exhibition. View details

Grainger McKoy

  • January 04, 2017 - July 02, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Discover the gravity-defying creations of South Carolina sculptor Grainger McKoy. View details

Masterworks of Color: African-American Art from the Greenville Collection

  • February 15, 2017 - August 27, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Consider American and world history from the viewpoint of such accomplished African-American artists as William H. Johnson, Merton Simpson, and Kara W... View details

Sundays at 2: Community Connection with NEXT High School

  • January 29, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601

Meet some of the design students of NEXT High School, who’ve been working on developing interactive exhibitions around social causes. Join in th... View details

The Poetry of Place

  • January 04, 2017 - March 05, 2017
  • Location: Greenville County Museum of Art
  • Address: 420 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

The exhibition The Poetry of Place offers a respite and reminder that our country, and particularly the South, is home. From the colorful streets of N... View details

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