Pickens County Museum Foundation monitors operation of the Pickens County Museum of Art & History as a public, nonprofit educational institution whose purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the artifacts, antiquities and archival, cultural and natural history of the County and surrounding geographic region. The museum staff also provides cultural enrichment, intellectual stimulation, learning opportunities and appreciation of the visual and performing arts for the enjoyment of the County’s citizenry and visitors.
The Museum Shop
Offering the work of more than 100 local and regional fine, traditional and folk artisans that represents the artistic spectrum of our unique area – including handcrafted jewelry, pottery, ceramics, baskets, scarves and handbags, woodcarvings, colorful prints and originals, Native American art, note cards, folk art, soaps, beeswax candles, locally harvested honey, handmade children’s toys and other specialty items. The Museum Shop features a wide array of CDs from local Upcountry musicians, and fascinating storytellers, early American, and World music. We also offer a variety of educational and historical toys, as well as an assortment of books on local history and local interest for all ages. The museum is located at 307 Johnson Street, across from Pickens City Hall. It will be open Saturday of the Azalea Festival from 9 AM – 4:30 PM