Black Creek Arts Council's beautiful Jean & James Fort Gallery, on the first floor of Black Creek Arts Center on College Ave, hosts exhibits of work by artists from the Hartsville area and around the country. Another gallery in the second-floor breezeway of The Mantissa Executive Suites & Spa on Carolina Ave also hosts rotating exhibits and events.


Jean & James Fort Gallery


June 7th - July 27th
11th Annual Carolinas Photography Exhibit
Opening Reception June 7 from 5:30 -7pm

August 2nd - 31st

September 6th - 28th
Carolyn Atkinson - Dreams Recycled
Opening Reception September 7 from 5:30 - 7pm

October 4th - November 16th
Abandoned: The Ruined Landscape, a juried exhibition
Opening Reception November 1st from 5:30 - 7pm


The Mantissa Gallery

May 10th - June 29th
Black Creek Watercolor Artists

September 6th - 28th
Carolyn Atkinson


Call For Artists

Black Creek Arts Council Gallery of Art is accepting proposals from artists working in all media, for future exhibition schedule (currently scheduling 2018-2019). BCAC’s Gallery is an 2500 sq ft, secure facility, serving local communities. Selected artists must be able to attend a reception on the opening date of the exhibit.

Please submit resume, artists statement, and 5-10 examples of recent work via email or CD:

Gallery Submission:

Gallery Committee
Black Creek Arts Council
PO Box 24
116 West College Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29551

Rental Information

The Black Creek Arts Center has a wide variety of rental options for parties, receptions, meetings, workshops, luncheons, and more. Available spaces include:

Jean and James Fort Gallery

Jean and James Fort Gallery

Joan S. Coker Boardroom

Joan S. Coker Boardroom

Frankie Bush Classroom

Frankie Bush Classroom

The Black Creek Arts Center has a caterer's kitchen and parking is plentiful. Tables and chairs are included. Maximum capacity for cocktail event is 120 and maximum for seated is 80. Applicant must have appropriate ABL license if alcohol is being SOLD on premise.

For more information about rental rates, contact our Director at 843.332.6234 or email

Download our Rental Agreement.