Located in the heart of Spartanburg, South Carolina, the Spartanburg Art Museum is a perfect example of our city's rich cultural opportunities. Housed on the campus of the Chapman Cultural Center, SAM offers a unique space to hold your next event. From weddings and conferences, parties, and receptions, our spaces offer a variety of opportunities to create a fun and creative experience for you and your guests.

facility rentals

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main gallery

Our 3,000 square foot gallery space holds a maximum capacity of 225 people. Ideal for luncheons, receptions, and conferences, this space is filled year-round with exceptional exhibitions that are sure to enhance any event.

To learn more about our exhibition schedule, visit our upcoming exhibits page or call 864.582.7616

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2d studio

Our 2D arts studio features four large tables and 24 chairs, as well as a 13-foot work counter and utility sink. This studio is ideal for birthday parties, workshops, and independent or private classes. To inquire about the availability of our instructors to teach a private class, please contact us directly with more information about your event.

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ceramics studio

Our ceramics studio features three large tables and eight pottery wheels, as well as two kilns and a utility sink. This studio is ideal for birthday parties, workshops, and independent or private classes. To inquire about the availability of our instructors to teach a private class, please contact us directly with more information about your event.

rental rates

Facility
Part Day (Weekday)
Full Day (Weekday)
Part Day (Weekend)
Full Day (Weekend)
museum
$1500
$2000
$2000
$2500
2d studio
$750
$1250
$1000
$1500
ceramic studio
$750
$1250
$1000
$1500

Rental fee includes event security, cleaning, tables, and chairs. Additional fees may be included if a rental occurs after regular hours. "A "full day" rental includes use of the contracted area from 10am - 11:59pm, with the space restored to its original configuration. A "part day" rental includes use of the contracted area for no more than five (5) consecutive hours, with the space restored to its original configuration. Any use of the contracted area over the five hours will default to the same Full Day rate for that space. We offer a 10% discount off the applicable rate for rentals of three or more (3+) days. A refundable $500 security deposit is required for all Museum rentals—it will be returned in full within three business days after your event unless any damages have occurred.

caterers + event suppliers

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