The Governor’s School offers a free, two-day summer retreat for Visual Arts Teachers.

During this retreat, teachers will - 

  • Learn how to help students build sketchbook development strategies.
  • Fine tune effective critique and feedback skills.
  • Participate in activity and discussion based experiences.


Middle and high school Visual Arts teachers in South Carolina. 


June 10–11, 2019


S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street, Greenville, SC 29601

Hotel and accommodations are provided with a $50 deposit (returned upon successful course completion). 

How To Register

Contact Carol Baker, director of outreach and community engagement -

About the SCGSAH Visual Arts Program

Designed by professional, practicing artists, the Visual Arts Program offers young artists the opportunity to develop conceptual and creative skills as well as the discipline and confidence to investigate their own self-expression. Areas of study include drawing, painting, ceramics, graphic design, animation and motion design, metals, photography, printmaking, two- and three-dimensional design, architecture and sculpture.  Learn more.

About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers across the state, the Office of Outreach provides professional development opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.