Winthrop University: Arts at Winthrop
Contact Information
Arts at Winthrop
112 McLaurin Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-2333 (fax)


About Us

ArtsWinthrop promotes exceptional music, theatre, dance and visual arts programming for the Winthrop University campus, community, and regional audiences. Explore all that ArtsWinthrop has to offer by clicking the events tab on our main menu or connect with us on social media. With over 100 free events a year, there is something for everyone! 

To purchase tickets to theatre and dance productions, please click here.


Upcoming Events

Theatre and Dance

Student-Directed Spring One-Act Festival
Friday, April 16 through Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18 at 2:00 p.m.
Virtual production through 
Tickets: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family 

A lively and entertaining and eclectic mix of one-act plays directed by advanced theatre students. This production contains mature content and language and is not suitable for children. 


Spring Dance Showcase
Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Live Streamed through from Johnson Theatre
Tickets: $3 with Winthrop ID/$5 general public/$10 family

An evening of selected works by students, faculty, and guest artists. Come see an eclectic showcase of the best of the year's dancing in the Department of Theatre and Dance. A variety of dance styles will be featured including ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, and musical theatre.  



April 5 – May 7, 2021
2021 B.F.A. Senior Exhibition
Rutledge Gallery and Lewandowski Student Gallery

An exhibition of works by senior students completing their B.F.A. program in the Department of Fine Arts.


April 19 - May 7, 2021
Yes/And – Renee Holliday
2020-2021 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition II 
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery

The 2020-2021 Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition I & II will feature new work by artists completing their M.F.A. graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts. 2020-2021 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition II will feature works by Renee Holliday.


Friday, April 23, 2021
Yes/And Opening Reception (by appointment)
5 – 8 p.m.
Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery
Register Online

Opening reception for 2020-2021 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition II - Yes/No by Renee Holiday. This event is by appointment only.

The Galleries are following the appropriate CDC and institutional guidelines to ensure the safety of all visitors. We ask visitors to wear a face covering at all times, social distance and limit the number of people in the Galleries at one time (max 10). Please enter the exhibitions at the front of the Rutledge Gallery and follow the designated path to view all three exhibitions.



New Exhibitions Exploring Anxiety, Diversity and Inclusion Open This Fall at Winthrop University Galleries (9/23/20)

Shaun Cassidy Named Winthrop's 2020-21 Thompson Scholar (9/10/20)

Community Art Movement "Airing Out the 'Dirty' Laundry" by Andrea Downs Comes to Rock Hill (8/31/20)


For more information on ArtsWinthrop, please contact Whitney Hough, director of communications and community engagement, at 803/323-2399 or If you need to speak to the Box Office concerning tickets about theatre and dance productions, please call 803/323-4014.

Last Updated: 4/14/21