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August 2020

May 2020

COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund

May 27th, 2020|

Metropolitan Arts Council to grant $275,500 to local arts organizations In conjunction with the Graham Foundation and the Canal Charitable Foundation, the Metropolitan Arts Council of Greenville is distributing $275,500 to 28 [...]

August 2019

SmartARTS program feature in Greenville Journal

August 15th, 2019|

Check out the fabulous article by the Greenville Journal about MAC's SmartARTS program. Thank you, Journal, for helping to spread the word!

Artisphere’s 15th Anniversary Has Much to Celebrate!

August 7th, 2019|

Festival Reports Record High Economic Impact and Artist Sales Greenville, SC- The 15th annual Artisphere presented by TD Bank (May 10-12) didn’t let the threatening weather forecast dampen the festival’s spirit. Despite 100% chance of rain, [...]

May 2019

Greenville Drive tickets support MAC

May 14th, 2019|

Help support MAC with TD Bank + Greenville Drive! Your purchase of a Greenville Drive ticket on Monday, May 20 will support MAC. Each $10 ticket will direct $2 towards MAC. Visit to buy your ticket now! [...]

February 2019

An Interview with Greenville 360

February 13th, 2019|

MEET ALAN ETHRIDGE OF METROPOLITAN ARTS COUNCIL February 12, 2019 by Greenville360 At any great organization there is a great leader. At Metropolitan Arts Council that’s Executive Director Alan Ethridge, who has been with this local Upstate art [...]

January 2019

December 2018

Wall Street Journal talks Greenville ARTS

December 14th, 2018|

Former milltown Greenville, S.C., has been rejuvenated by a thriving cultural scene; average home prices have risen over 20% in the past three years "The artsy vibe took root in 2005 with an annual, three-day festival [...]

February 2018

Alan Ethridge Receives a 2018 Verner Award for the Arts

February 27th, 2018|

The following five recipients from their respective categories are being recognized for outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina: ARTIST: Tom Stanley, Rock Hill INDIVIDUAL: Alan Ethridge, Greenville ARTS IN EDUCATION: Dr. Anne S. Richardson, [...]

May 2017

March 2017

Metropolitan Arts Council Has Record Year

March 30th, 2017|

Greenville Journal | March 29, 2017 | Cindy Landrum If Greenville’s Metropolitan Arts Council were a singer, reviewers would have noted that the nonprofit hit all the high notes in 2016. Last year, MAC, which provides [...]

August 2016

March 2016

April 2015

MAC provided $2M in arts support in 2015

April 7th, 2015|

MAC provided $2M in arts support in 2015 If Greenville’s Metropolitan Arts Council were a musician, reviewers would say it hit all the high notes in 2015. The nonprofit organization’s support for area artists topped [...]

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