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P.O. Box 334
301 N. Piedmont Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Hours: Tues - Sat from 10 am to 4 pm 

Admission is Free

704 739-5585 - after hours 803 448-4578

SASi is located in the historic Southern Railway Depot 
on the corner of N. Piedmont and Battleground Ave on NC 216, 
just two blocks north of downtown Kings Mountain.



Art Exhibit and Competition


Southern Arts Society (SASi)


Kings Mountain, NC

Deliver Art:

Sat July 22, 11 am - 4 pm

& Sun July 23, 1– 4 pm



Sat August 5, 6 – 8 pm

Awards Presented at 7:00 pm


Exhibit Dates:

July 26 thru Aug 31

Pick up work Fri Sept 1, Sat Sept 2


Southern Arts Society is proud to present “A FRESH LOOK”, an annual art competition and exhibit open to all artists in the region. This is a judged art show with cash prizes. There is no theme for the show, just bring your latest work that takes a fresh look on the world around you. All art must be your original work and completed within the last two years. Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel), drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media and fiber are eligible.  Our judge: To be announced.  


Art may be delivered to Southern Arts Society on Saturday July 22 from 11 am to 4 pm and Sunday July 23 from 1 to 4 pm.  The exhibit will be open to view July 26 thru August 31.  There will be a public reception on Saturday, August 5, from 6 until 8 pm, with the presentation of awards at 7 pm. 

“A FRESH LOOK” will be on display in the galleries of Southern Arts Society from July 26 through August 31. 


SASi Calendar of Events

July 21:  Last day "Earth & Fire"

July 22: ACRYLIC 101 (Part 1) For Beginners with Ron Shepard $$
Learn the essentials of painting with acrylics

July 22 & 23: Deliver Art for "A FRESH LOOK" art competition $$

July 25 thru August 31:  "A FRESH LOOK" Exhibit

July 29: WATERCOLOR 101 (Part 2) For Beginners with Ron Shepard $$
Building layers of color to create beautifull abstract paintings

August 5:  Public Reception "A FRESH LOOK" (casual dress)

Children's Workshop:  July 31-August 4, ages 6 to 10 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30

Children's Workshop: August 7-August 11, ages 11 to 14 years old, 10 am-12 pm, cost $30

August 12: ACRYLIC 101 (Part 2) for Beginners with Ron Shepard $$

 August 19: PAINTING in Oil or Acrylic  with James Norman  $$
for Intermediate and Advanced Artists

August 26: PASTEL Techniques and Tips… more than chalk!  with Malia Bryngelson $$

Sept 5 thru Sept 30:  "Walk in Their Shoes" art of Lucy Warlick

September 16: PORTRAIT DRAWING with Todd Baxter $$

September 26:  Public Reception "Walk in Their Shoes" (casual dress) 

Live music with Howdy and the Legendary Briarhoppers

Events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise. 

$$ = Fee 

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Southern Arts Society

  Southern Arts Society, Inc. (SASi) is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 by A.B. Mauney Snow and local artists. Our mission is to promote the arts by training the artist and educating the public to the many talents available in the community. We provide visual art displays in the community, scholarships for local students, and workshops open to all. A variety of classes in the arts and ceramics are offered throughout the year. While based in Kings Mountain, North Carolina, our membership extends throughout the Carolina's. We gladly welcome new members. All you need is a love and appreciation for the arts.

We meet the 1st Tuesday of each month September through June at 301 N. Piedmont Avenue in Kings Mountain. We have a brief business meeting followed by an artistic program, demonstration, or mini workshop at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are always Welcome!