Home to a thriving local art community, countless works of public art and world-class museums, Greenville is the place art lovers flock to sneak a peek at some of America's greatest art. Be sure to visit Greenville's museums listed below.
The Old Master Painting Collection at the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University beautifully traces the artistic, cultural, and religious history of Western Europe from the 14th through 19th centuries. Works by recognized artists such as Rubens, van Dyck, Reni, Tintoretto, Le Brun, Cranach, Ribera, and Murillo are aesthetically exhibited with per More
The Children's Museum of the Upstate sparks a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play. Conveniently located in downtown Greenville on the cultural campus of Heritage Green, TCMU is the nation's 7th largest children's museum and holds a coveted spot in the Smithsonian Affiliations program. Visitors experience the arts, humanities, More
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 colle More
Hagood Mill is open Wed-Sat 10a-4p. and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Monthly “corn grinding” days have become mini-festivals of traditional arts and music, where demonstrators share their skills in milling, blacksmithing, cotton ginning, spinning, weaving, bee-keeping, quilting, woodcarving, and open hearth cooking. Check out www More
Arts, Learning, and Entertainment, just 3 blocks from Main Street in downtown Greenville. Heritage Green is an urban arts and cultural campus nestled in the heart of downtown Greenville. For nearly forty years, it has been home to the Greenville County Library System, the Greenville County Museum of Art, and the Greenville Little Theatre. These More
This castle-like brick structure, built in 1902, once served as the Pickens County jail. In 1975 it became the Pickens County Museum of Art & History. Today, it has been expanded to hold permanent and changing exhibits of art, artifacts, and historic items. There are art classes, lectures, book signings, art receptions, and other fun events thr More
As an innovative, educational satellite facility of the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University, the Museum & Gallery at Heritage Green provides each visitor, whether an art enthusiast or beginner, an opportunity to learn about and experience fine art. M&G at Heritage Green rotates special exhibits of works selected from M&G’s world-renown paintin More
The museum is located at 356 Field Street, across from Fluor Field in downtown Greenville. Hours: Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm. Private tours are available. Email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 864-235-6280. Free parking and admission. Gift shop. Non-profit, contributions to maintain the museum are gratefully accepted. The S More
Take a walk through three centuries of Upcountry South Carolina history and experience the stories of people who shaped this region through state-of-the art interactive multi-media exhibits and dynamic programming for all ages. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm. Closed on major holidays. Admission: $6 adults, $5 students/seniors, $4 ch More
Here the past, present and future of BMW come together in a one-of-a-kind building. See the cars, the speed, the innovation–all for free in the only BMW museum in North America. The Zentrum is more than just a museum; it's a meeting and events center, a cafe, a gallery and a history lesson–all wrapped into one ultimate experience.
Located in the Pettigru Street Historic District, the museum houses a large collection of Confederate relics and artifacts, both military and personal, plus a research library.