Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural MuseumSeneca, SC
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is a cultural exhibit museum focusing on the rich, sometimes turbulent history, culture, and contributions of local African-Americans The museum’s exhibits and events blend technology and tradition to create a meaningful and educational experience for all ages. Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum is about people of the past and present whose stories will impact generations.
Eagles Nest Art Center
The building was once the Tamassee-Salem High School. After the school district closed the facility, it was refurbished and is now Eagles Nest Arts Center. The center is available to rent for performances, education programs, concerts, plays and community events. There are classrooms and museum rooms that keep Tamassee and Salem memories alive. The auditorium seats 280 people.
End of the Road StudiosWalhalla, SC
End of the Road Studios
Art studio, pottery and gallery for Robin Anne Cooper and Stan DuBose. Folk Art, ceramics, paintings, pottery, canvas collages, found object, up-cycled.
Gateway Arts CenterWestminster, SC
Gateway Arts Center
An all volunteer art exhibit and education organization that engages the community by offering: public participation, free events, formal exhibits and art classes. Their mission is to help open the doors of creativity to everyone!
General Store MuseumWestminster, SC
General Store Museum
Housed in the Barrett-Jones building on Main Street in Westminster, SC, the General Store Museum displays a collection of historic artifacts from the original England’s General Merchandise store. OPEN Thursday, Friday 11:00am – 4:00pm and Saturday 11:00am - 2:30pm.
Kudzu Kabin DesignsWalhalla, SC
Kudzu Kabin Designs
Artist, Nancy Basket, takes her name from the work she does, and from her grandmother, Margaret Basket. Nancy creates kudzu and pine needle baskets, artistic cards, sculptures and functional items using kudzu vines. She shares her basketry and storytelling skills at Primitive Skills gatherings, Powwows and through the National Indian Education Association as a presenter of traditional and contemporary baskets. Visitors can tour her 100+ year old barn that is fortified with kudzu bales .
Lunney MuseumSeneca, SC
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Lunney Museum was built in 1909 by its original residents Dr. William James and Lillian Mason Lunney. The House is a 1909 Queen Anne style “California” bungalow with arts and crafts interior. The property features a carriage house and "two-seater" outhouse. The museum provides educational content focused on the history of Seneca, the Lunney Family/Home, and rural southern culture. THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Museum of the Cherokee in SCWalhalla, SC
Museum of the Cherokee in SC
Funded through grants and donations, the museum is open Thursday - Saturday from 11am-4pm. The mission is to provide deeper and more meaningful understanding of the Cherokee heritage in South Carolina. The museum exhibits many artifacts that were recovered prior to constructing Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee. These lakes were built in the 1970s and flooded ancestral land. The public can learn more about the native people through displays and continuing education opportunities.
Oberlin Faith Cabin LibrarySeneca, SC
Oberlin Faith Cabin Library
The Faith Cabin Libraries movement occurred in the 1930s and 40s as a way to disseminate reading materials to African-Americans in South Carolina and Georgia. 30 libraries were built by local residents and the Oberlin Faith Cabin Library is the only building that still exists on the Seneca Junior College campus. The cabin is undergoing restoration by the City of Seneca.
Oconee Community TheatreSeneca, SC
Oconee Community Theatre
Promoting and encouraging interest in theatrical productions for more than 40 years by presenting plays and dramatic works of all kinds.
Oconee History MuseumWalhalla, SC
Oconee History Museum
Explore the history of Native Americans, immigration, railroads, New Deal programs, textile mills, agriculture and much more as it relates to Oconee County. The exhibit hall offers a self-guided tour of Oconee's history. In addition to the museum, there is a classroom frequently used by local businesses and social groups for meetings and functions. OPEN Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am – 5:00pm. Not-for-profit organization. Free admission/$3 per person donation is encouraged.
The Blue Ridge Arts CenterSeneca, SC
The Blue Ridge Arts Center
A membership-based organization offering shows, events, education and promotional opportunities to their members. Committed to "Bringing Art to the People and People to the Arts" with opportunities for artists to show their work in the gallery throughout the year
Upstate Heritage Quilt TrailOconee, Anderson & Pickens Counties
Walhalla Performing Arts CenterWalhalla, SC
Walhalla Performing Arts Center
Entertainment venue housed in the Walhalla Civic Auditorium building. Hosting musical concerts, plays and more. Reception hall is available for parties & events.
World of EnergySeneca, SC
World of Energy
An educational component of Duke Energy. The World of Energy is located on the shores of Lake Keowee at Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca. Visitors can experience a free self-guided tour through the World of Energy museum which explains the history and process of energy production.