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

Other Events

August 5th – September 22nd
Celebrating Suzanne Muldrow Retrospective Exhibit
Opening Reception August 3rd 5:30-7pm

October 1st – November 10th
The Way We Worked – Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit
Opening Reception October 5 5:30-7pm

December 7th – January 27, 2018
Darlington County Photography Club
Opening Reception December 7th from 5:30-7pm

The Mantissa Gallery

August 1 - September 29
Celebrating Suzanne Muldrow Retrospective Exhibit

October 1 - December 1
The Way We Worked - Photography Exhibit


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 2017-2018). 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:

Allison Pederson, Executive Director
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. 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.