The ARMES Program at the FIne Arts Center is a tuition-free arts program designed to meet the needs of students in grades 3 through 8 who have demonstrated outstanding talents and a deep interest in dance, strings, theatre, writing, visual arts or writing. The purpose of the program is to allow students to explore their chosen art form in depth while promoting individual creativity

Explore the Arts

Explore the Arts offers a great variety of one week summer art workshops to children and adults in the Greenville area. Classes are taught by local artists and are limited to 10 to 20 students per class.


Greenville County Youth Orchestras (GCYO) is the after school orchestras program of the Greenville County School District. The GCYO Association partners with the school district to prove a quality orchestral program for talented young musicians from across the district. Each year between 250 and 300 young people (grade 3 – 12) participate in its five ensembles. GCYO’s program is available to all qualifying public, private and home-schooled students in Greenville County that want to expand their musical ability.