pais arts festival

The premier school arts festival in South Carolina

Held every year at a different member school, the festival brings together middle and high school students as well as teaching faculty to join in a day of joyful creativity and learning.

Arts are alive and well in Independent Schools

While public schools may struggle to keep arts in the program, PAIS member schools remain committed to the visual and performing arts.


Save the date for next year - April 16, 2018.

A national Independent School model to follow

PAIS has created a national model for arts festivals that is now being replicated elsewhere. The arts are central to our schools and something we want to share with others across the country.

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