When you visit the new Lake Marion Artisan’s web site, take a look at the following selected links to Education & Training events, organizations, and resources for those interested in the Creative Arts. Further, in addition to providing links to a range of free and open source Art software tools, the web site also provides information on the Lake Marion Artisans art gallery in downtown Summerton, its artists, and many of their works.
Lake Marion Artisans - Art Education & Training Classes
- Art education and training sessions are held every month at the art gallery in downtown Summerton, taught by local artisans.
South Carolina Education & Training Resources
- Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) - Local college offering an Associated Degree in Humanities & Fine Art.
- Clemson University Art Department - Offering both graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the Fine Arts.
- SC Arts Commission - Links to SC Arts Educations programs and activities.
- SC Art Education Association - Provides instruction and training for art educators and art schools across South Carolina.
- SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities - Visual Arts Program.
- SC Universities: Fine Arts Programs - List of some of the best universities in SC offering degrees in the Fine Arts.
Other Art Education & Training Resources
- Academic Earth - Founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education.
- Art Education Partnership - A national organization dedicated to advancing the arts in education through research, policy, and practice.
- College Open Arts Textbooks - Providing free and 'open' textbooks to more than 2000 community colleges.
- COSI Open Solutions & the Creative Arts - Information and links to free and open source solutions (FOSS) for the creative arts.
- edX Online Courses - Major universities partnering to provide free high-quality education for everyone, everywhere.
- Europeana - Providing open access to digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections.
- Khan Academy - Free, online Art History education & training courses and videos.
- National Art Education Association - The leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators in the U.S.
* Also, don’t forget to check out some of the many free, online art courses now available on YouTube.
Come visit the Lake Marion Artisan’s art gallery when next you visit Summerton, S.C.