Center for Visual Arts

Special Events

Valentine's Day Card Sale

Valentine's Day Card Sale

February 12 and 13

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Union Loggia

February 14

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hendrix Student Center Atrium

Put art into your heart by purchasing one of a kind handcrafted Valentine’s Day cards created by art students in the printmaking program in the Art Department at Clemson University. Come and select your expression of love from hundreds of cards. Proceeds from the sale support student attendance at national conferences and other professional activities.

For more information, please contact Sydney Cross,, or 864-656-3893.

View a printmaking demonstration:

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Passports to the Arts in Clemson

Friday, March 7

5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 

YOU’RE INVITED! The annual Passport to the Arts continues to be an exciting and popular “Town and Gown” event. Join The Center for Visual Arts - Lee Gallery and The Arts Center of Clemson for an evening of fine art, entertainers, live music, drinks, and exceptional food showcased at four different locations.

GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN! Grab your passport and let the CAT (Clemson Area Transit) Bus take you on a visual arts tour of Clemson for a fun filled evening. All buses feature entertainment making your ride to each venue even more enjoyable. Our locations this year include The Arts Center, CAT Bus, Lee Gallery and our 2014 location at Patrick Square.

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! Purchase your tickets online for $30.00 until Saturay, March 1, 2014. Tickets will be available for $40.00 after this date leading up to the day of the event. Your ticket includes transportation as well as food, drink, and entertainment at all four venues.

PLANNING TO BE A SPONSOR? Your sponsorship makes a difference and provides needed support for the arts in our community. Join us in supporting this annual “Town and Gown” event so our community will continue experience “exciting and accessible fine art!”

Please note that all logos and payments for sponsorships must be submitted by Friday, January 31, 2014, in order to receive acknowledgment on all printed materials. Be sure to email your logo to the Marketing and Public Relations Director, Meredith Mims McTigue at

For more information and to buy tickets to Passport to the Arts, please visit For questions regarding sponsorships, please contact one of our co-coordinators for Passport to the Arts, Denise Wooward-Detrich or Tommye Hurst.

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Center for Visual Arts Celebration Exhibit and Fundraiser

Saturday, April 5

6:30–10 p.m.

Madren Center

Join us for our annual gala with over one hundred works of art available for purchase; showcasing student, emerging and professional artists. Support Clemson students while enjoying the visual arts, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and live music. For tickets or sponsorship information call 864-656-3883 or visit 

Spring Ceramics Studio Art Sale

Spring Ceramic Studio Art Sale

Wednesday, April 23 

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Lee Gallery Hallway

Ceramics in the Department of Art will hold a Spring Ceramics Sale to help fundraise for students' travel to the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference this year in Houston, TX and other professional activities. This sale showcases a wide selection of both functional and sculptural artwork by Ceramics undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty. The annual Bowl Sale will be held again in fall 2014, in time for the holidays.