|Ongoing||10:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday||Smith Studio photo/proof giveaway.||Excess proofs and photographs from the 1950s-1970s of local individuals are being given back to the public. These proofs/photos were given to the Museum when Smith's Studios closed. Those photos relevant to the Museum's mission have been digitized or removed. All others are available to the public. Donations appreciated!|
|December 7||7:30 am to 10:30 am||Pancakes for Preservation
Meet Celebrity Server Tom Crabtree and the Gaffney High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team. Check out the 2014 Chevrolet line-up presented by co-sponsors Burns Chevrolet, Yadkin Bank, and Wendy's.
|$10 per adult. $5 for 12 and under.
Tickets can be purchased during normal business hours, 10:00am to 4:00pm Mondays through Fridays at the Museum or call 864-489-3988.
From August 25 to September 17, 2011 the Museum commemorated the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks through the exhibit "Eyewitnesses to 9/11: From Tragedy to Transformation." In addition, the Cherokee Historical & Preservation Society partnered with Gaffney High School for the "Where Were You?" oral history project.
The Museum is quickly becoming a popular rentable space having hosted various events including business conferences, wedding receptions, reunions, and more.
Renovations on Phase Two of the building have been completed increasing the amount and quality of rentable spaces thanks to a generous grant from The Timken Foundation. Upon completion of Phases II and III, the History & Arts Museum will house over 20,000sq. feet of exhibits, meeting spaces, and educational resources for Cherokee County residents and visitors.
The Museum is recently completed the Museum Assessment Program through the American Association of Museums and was has been named a Blue Star Museum by the National Endowment for the Arts for the past two years.