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“Checkin' Out the Local Talent”

Aiken Center for the Arts
Ranked #6 of 26 things to do in Aiken
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 May 2014

If you need to pop into just to use one of the downtown toilets in Aiken, feel free to do so here. Just take some time afterwards to view the local and regional artistic talent presented within this 22000 square feet facility. Stop in at the museum shop located just within the building entrance before leaving to select a reasonably priced souvenir from among the varied selection of photographs, hand made, multicolored glass ornaments, paintings, jewelry and cards created by the fantastic artists in and around Aiken.

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Reviewed 23 January 2014

Aiken Center for the Arts is a relaxing place to visit and shop. You can find art to view and art to buy. The Aiken Center for the Arts is located in the old general store dating back to the early 1900s. Take a nice spring or fall day to view the shops along Lauren St. Remanence of the days long ago lost.

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

This center makes me wish we lived closer to Aiken. It appears to be a wonderful venue for lots of artful occasions. The local art presented is varied and of quite good quality, and is supplemented with a variety of cute gift items that are not made in the area. The building itself is lovely, and the personnel are always friendly. I make sure I visit every time I am in town.

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Reviewed 8 October 2013

The Center hosted the 36th Annual Bluebird Society Conference on Thursday and Friday (October 4 & October 5). The conference was held on the second floor (Brown Pavilion). On the same floor another large room provided space for the silent auction with items to bid on displayed on tables. Another room was used as an information center to distribute material and to provide vendors a venue. Restrooms are available on this floor. An elevator and/or stairs take you up from the first floor. When you enter the Center, you are in the gift shop. Behind the store are the gallery spaces (that you pass through to get to the second level). The main gallery displayed a Wildlife Exhibition. There was a display of paintings by a local artist in the back of this huge space. The seats in the lecture hall were comfortable folding chairs. The Audio/Visual equipment worked well. The room temperature was just right. It was a very good facility for this conference. The Center is located downtown.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016
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