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upcoming events

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, SAM's in-person events have been pared back and we've reduced capacity in the Museum. Please RSVP for any events you are interested in attending.

  • Seeing Through Their Eyes
    Seeing Through Their Eyes
    Jan 31, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    ZOOM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, SPACE, and the Spartanburg Science Center present "Seeing Through Their Eyes", a special online lecture with photographer Tina Freeman. This event is geared toward educators.
  • Curatorial Tour | Lamentations
    Curatorial Tour | Lamentations
    Feb 03, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    Join Elizabeth Goddard for a tour of Lamentations, an exhibition on loan from the New Orleans Museum of Art that explores the relationship between two different but interconnected ecosystems. This event is FREE but capacity is limited and RSVPs are required.
  • Self Care @ SAM | Handmade Spa Masks
    Self Care @ SAM | Handmade Spa Masks
    Feb 05, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    $35/person Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on hair and skin masks at the beauty supply store—making your own skincare is good for your body and your mind! Get creative by combining textures and fragrances to make nourishing face and hair masks that are as unique as you are.
  • Family Funday | Valentine's Day Prints
    Family Funday | Valentine's Day Prints
    Feb 12, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    $8/person Make custom monoprint Valentine's (or Galentine's) Day cards for all your friends and family! No two prints are identical so each card is unique! All materials and supplies are included. All ages permitted.
  • Opening Reception | Black Anatomy
    Opening Reception | Black Anatomy
    Feb 17, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    Join SAM staff for the opening reception of "Black Anatomy", SAM's very first exhibition featuring African-American contemporary artists. This event is FREE and open to the public. Social distancing and face coverings are required.
  • DIY Zines | Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts (Slot 1)
    DIY Zines | Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts (Slot 1)
    Feb 24, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO SAM MEMBERS ONLY. Enjoy a specialty cocktail (or mocktail) while you create a zine—a miniature book that can be easily copied and distributed. This time slot is limited to 25, first come first served. Face coverings are required.
  • DIY Zines | Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts (Slot 2)
    DIY Zines | Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts (Slot 2)
    Feb 24, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO SAM MEMBERS ONLY. Enjoy a specialty cocktail (or mocktail) while you make a zine—a miniature booklet that can be easily copied and distributed. This time slot is limited to 25, first come first served. Face coverings are required.
  • Family Funday | Flower Fairies + Elves
    Family Funday | Flower Fairies + Elves
    Mar 19, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    $8/person Celebrate the start of spring by making tiny flower fairies and elves! Use pipe cleaners, faux flowers, felt, and other materials to create little pixies to decorate your home and garden. All materials and supplies are included. All ages permitted.
  • Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts | April 22 (Slot 1)
    Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts | April 22 (Slot 1)
    Apr 14, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO SAM MEMBERS ONLY. Enjoy a specialty cocktail (or mocktail) while you create some cool crafts for the winter. This time slot is limited to 25, first come first served. Face coverings are required.
  • Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts | April 22 (Slot 2)
    Mocktails, Cocktails, + Crafts | April 22 (Slot 2)
    Apr 14, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO SAM MEMBERS ONLY. Enjoy a specialty cocktail (or mocktail) while you create fanciful floral crafts to celebrate the spring. This time slot is limited to 25, first come first served. Face coverings are required.
  • Family Funday | Earth Day Prints
    Family Funday | Earth Day Prints
    Apr 16, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    $8/person Celebrate our one and only Planet Earth in this Earth Day art workshop! Create monoprints with balloons, paint, and other collage materials while learning how to keep our home planet happy and healthy. All materials and supplies included. All ages permitted.
  • Family Funday | DIY Planter + Seed Ball
    Family Funday | DIY Planter + Seed Ball
    May 21, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    $8/person Decorate a miniature terra cotta planter and learn to make seed balls with native wildflower seeds. Plant your seed balls in your custom planter, or throw them in your yard to have beautiful wildflowers to brighten your home! All materials and supplies included. All ages permitted.
  • Opening Reception | Femina
    Opening Reception | Femina
    Jul 21, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    Join SAM staff for the opening reception of "Femina", an exhibition of contemporary female artists who comment on the ever-evolving concepts of femininity in our culture. This event is FREE and open to the public. Social distancing and face coverings are required.
  • Opening Reception | Adrian Rhodes
    Opening Reception | Adrian Rhodes
    Nov 17, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Spartanburg Art Museum, 200 E St John St, Spartanburg, SC 29306, USA
    Join SAM staff for the opening reception for Adrian Rhodes's latest solo site-specific installation. This event is FREE and open to the public. Social distancing and face coverings are required.