CLEMSON — 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. Friday, March 6.

Tickets are available for the discounted rate of $30 by purchasing online at until March 1. AfteArtsTour_078-3115057934-Or that, the price goes to $40. The ticket price includes transportation, food, drink and entertainment.

Now, in its 5th 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.

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, 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 over 200 works of art by over 80 artists. Many of the pieces are on sale and being debuted for the first time in the four gallery venues.

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.


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Passport to the Arts would like to thank this year’s local sponsors: Carolina Real Estate, Clemson Area Transit, Clemson Downs, Forthill Dentistry, Morris Business, Patrick Square, Prosthodontics Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry, Trehel, 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, the Facebook page, To learn more about the visual arts in the area, contact Clemson University Lee Gallery Director, Denise Woodward-Detrich, or contact Arts Center of Clemson Director, Tommye Hurst,