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SOLD OUT! Thank you again for embracing this event in 2015. We look forward to seeing you in 2016! Mark your calendars…

Passport to the Arts
Friday, March 4, 2016

What’s Everybody Talking About?
Come see why this signature event has become a favorite to bring friends and experience premier art, featured live entertainment, and a unique shopping experience all while enjoying a variety of appetizers and drinks.

Experience Clemson Like Never Before
4 Venues / 1 Night

You’re Invited!
Now, in its 6th year, the 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 in 2016.

Getting There Is Half The Fun!
Bring your friends, grab your passports and let the Clemson Area Transit (CAT) 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 facility, Lee Gallery and Cheezem Education Center OLLI Building in the Patrick Square Town Center.

Buy Your Tickets!
Discounted tickets will be available in the 2016 New Year. Please check back for more details.

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Please check out our awesome WRAP UP VIDEO from the 2015 event

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PAST LOCATIONS

1) The Center for the Visual Arts (CVA) at Clemson University / Address: Lee Gallery – 323 Fernow St, Clemson, SC 29634

2) The ARTS Center of Clemson, SC / Address: 212 Butler St, Clemson, SC 29631

3) CAT Bus / Address: 200 West Ln, Clemson, SC 29631

4) Cheezem Education Center OLLI Building in the Patrick Square Town Center / Address: 100  Thomas Blvd, Clemson, SC 29631

2015 OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE

Clemson University and the city of Clemson will host the popular and unique celebration of the arts with the signature town-gown event “Passport to the Arts” 6-9:30 p.m. March 6.

Tickets are available online at the discounted rate of $30 at http://www.clemsonpassport.org until March 1. After that, the price goes to $40. The ticket price includes transportation, food, drink and entertainment.

Now, in its fifth year, the Passport to the Arts continues to be an exciting and popular event. Clemson University’s Center for Visual Arts-Lee Gallery and The Arts Center of Clemson present an evening of fine art, entertainers, live music, drinks and exceptional food showcased at four different locations.

Clemson Area Transit (CAT) offers transportation for the Passport to the Arts tour. All buses feature entertainment, making the ride to each venue a destination in itself. The locations this year include The Arts Center, the CAT bus facility, the Lee Gallery and Charles K. Cheezem OLLI Education Center in the Patrick Square Town Center.

Attendees will have the opportunity to view more than 200 works of art by more than 80 artists. Many of the pieces are on sale and being debuted for the first time in the four gallery venues.

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2015 Passport to the Arts Sponsors
Passport to the Arts would like to thank this year’s local sponsors: Carolina Real Estate, Clements Electrical Inc., Clemson Area Transit, Clemson Downs, Fort Hill Family Dentistry, Issaqueena Prosthodontics/Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry, Morris Business, Patrick Square, The Shelnutt Family (Greg Shelnutt, Ellen Gardiner, Emily Shelnutt), Wells Fargo, Wendy’s for providing needed support for the arts in the Clemson community.

More Information
For more information about Passport to the Arts, visit www.clemsonpassport.org, the Facebook page, facebook.com/PassportToTheArtsInClemson. To learn more about the visual arts in the area, contact Clemson University Lee Gallery Director, Denise Woodward-Detrich, woodwaw@clemson.edu or contact Arts Center of Clemson Director Tommye Hurst at tommye.hurst@explorearts.org.

Media Contact:
Meredith Mims McTigue, mmims@clemson.edu