Permanent Collection

The Spartanburg Art Museum’s mission is to serve, primarily, the citizens of Spartanburg and, secondarily, surrounding areas by providing them access to the very best contemporary as well as historically significant art and art education.  As important to this mission as assembling varied exhibitions of the highest-quality contemporary and historic art in the Museum’s gallery spaces, is collecting individual works or groups of work representative of such trends.  While preserving such works for future generations, the Museum also endeavors to make them available to current ones in ways which advance its stated mission. 

The Spartanburg Art Museum is committed to continue acquiring works of outstanding quality, to diversifying and expanding the range of its permanent collection, to addressing changing historical narratives through its acquisitions and holdings, and as always, to making the finest art and artists more accessible to all of the diverse citizens and communities which Spartanburg incorporates.  

If you have any questions about the Permanent Collection, contact Mat Duncan, Curator of Collections at 864.582.7616.

           

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Margaret Law
Margaret Law
Peach Orchard
Watercolor. 13in x 18in. Date Unknown
Gift of David W. Reid
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Margaret Law
Margaret Law
Feeding the Chickens
Etching, Aquatint. 7in x 8in. 1917-1931
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Henderson
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Margaret Law
Margaret Law
Chain Gang
Oil. 24in x 36in. 1917-1931
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John A Law, Jr.
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August Cook
August Cook
Woman in Red Plaid Jacket
Oil. 33in. x 40in. 1959 - 1963
Gift of Katherine & Howard A. Cook
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August Cook
August Cook
Preliminary Color Sketch For a Nude, or "Portrait of an Unknown Woman"
Oil. 24in x 34in. 1976
Gift of Katherine & Howard A. Cook
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August Cook
August Cook
Self-Portrait
Oil. 17in x 20in.
Gift of Katherine & Howard A. Cook
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Attributed to Irma Howard Cook
Attributed to Irma Howard Cook
Portrait of August Cook
Oil. 16in. x 20in.
Gift of Katherine & Howard A. Cook
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Irma Howard Cook
Irma Howard Cook
Portrait of Howard
Watercolor. 10in. x 13in. 1936
Gift of Katherine & Howard A. Cook
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Hattie Saussy
Hattie Saussy
Lighthouse
Oil. 10in x 14in. Date Unkown
Gift of Susan & Harry Price in memory of Miriam Price
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Thomas Downing
Thomas Downing
Pinnacle
Acrylic. 46in x 96in. 1980
Gift of Jerry Crowley
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Leonard Baskin
Leonard Baskin
Hanged Man
Woodcut. 36in. x 78in. 1955.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Whitlock Jr.
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Currier & Ives
Currier & Ives
The Tree of Death
Lithograph. 12.5in x 9in. 1838-1856
Gift of David W. Reid
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Mark Catesby
Mark Catesby
Vipera Caudisona
Hand-Colored Etching. 14in. x 20in. 1743.
Gift of Charles Gignilliant, Jr.
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William Walmsley
William Walmsley
Ding Dong Daddy Hotlanta!
Fluorescent Lithograph. 24in. x 48in. 1996
SAM Acquisition
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Josephine Sibley Couper
Josephine Sibley Couper
The Jug Vendor
Oil. 26in. 34in. 1910.
SAM Acquisition
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Jack Ketner
Jack Ketner
The Disappearing Farmer
Oil. 48in. x 48in. 1983.
SAM Acquisition
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July 22nd - July 22nd, 2017
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about us

SAM is funded in part by the Chapman Cultural Center, INC and its donors, the County and City of Spartanburg, and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from The National Endowment for the Arts.

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location

Chapman Cultural Center
200 E. St. John Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
864.582.7616

Closed Mondays

Tues-Sat 10am-5pm
Sundays 1-5pm