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Shelby County Arts Center




        Shelby County Arts Center

          The Shelby County Arts Center (SCAC), 30,000 square-foot arts and event space, was made possible through the collaboration among Shelby County, the City of Columbiana and The Shelby County Arts Council, and has additional support from EBSCO Industries, The Altec Foundation, The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, Alabama Power Foundation, The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, and Capital Campaign donors and patrons of SCAC.

          The Shelby County Arts Council occupies 20,000 square feet of the center including a 4,500 square foot Black Box Performance Theatre with 200 seats (theatre style) and a 600 square-foot stage. The EBSCO Fine Art Gallery features approximately 2,230 square feet of art exhibition space.

          A 10,000 square foot Grande Hall multi-purpose venue can accommodate up to 500 seats (theatre style) and is a public meeting space that can be tailored for a variety of meetings and gatherings.

          The facility also features:

          • Music performance & practice suites
          • Visual arts teaching studio
          • Pottery and sculpture studio with expanded kiln room
          • Foundry/metal arts studio
          • Art creation courtyard
          • Outdoor stage/amphitheater
          • Old Mill Square Public Park