ARTS & CULTURE
Aiken’s eclectic and art-infused downtown is the cultural heart and soul of our town, and with the beautiful tree-lined streets, historic mansions, and fun local businesses, locals and visitors alike can’t get enough. For the art enthusiast, there are activities and shops galore to satisfy your passions. Stop by the Aiken Center for the Arts to view and purchase work from local artists, or to get a lesson in creating something inspired yourself in a variety of mediums. Get your tickets for the annual Joye in Aiken, our partnership with the prestigious Juilliard School, the next play or musical at the Aiken Community Playhouse, or spend some time at re-fresh shopping for your next favorite Southern art installment. With festivals, events, craft shows, performances and much more, Aiken’s downtown is artfully appealing for creatives of all types.