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Music, Art and Theater Field Trips

Wondering where to bring your students for music, theater, or art field trip? Here’s a list of field trip options for the arts throughout Upstate, SC.

Want more field trip options? Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Field Trip and Enrichment Experiences in Greenville and Spartanburg.

South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities

864.282.3777 | 15 University St, Greenville, SC

Field Trips: The Governor’s School offers arts-based field trip opportunities to engage 4th-12th grade students in memorable experiences through a variety of tours and workshops.

School Offers: The Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities exists to serve 6th – 11th grade students through artistic and academic curricula and programs.

Bob Jones Museum and Gallery 

864.770.1331 | 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC

Homeschool: Museum and Gallery at Bob Jones University host Homeschool Days monthly for students ages 5-14 years old. Classes are at 10 am and 2 pm. Parents may check their child in and leave or stay for a discounted lesson. Classes are held in the Mack Building on the campus of Bob Jones University.

Field Trips: Tours are available for K-12 classes of selected collections on display on the campus of Bob Jones University including: a closer look at American artist Benjamin West during the Revolutionary War and experiencing ancient Egyptian, Roman, and Hebrew cultures as far back as 3200 BC! Learn more about tours!

Museum on the Move brings museum learning to your K-12 classroom by integrating art with the core subject areas and meeting SC state and national standards.

Spartanburg Philharmonic

864.948.9020 | 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg Philharmonic offers several learning opportunities, including discounted tickets to their Classic Concert series.

• Age: 3rd – 12th (see site for grade level recommendations)
• Subject: Music
• Also offers the Link Up music program and Music Sandwiched In at the public library


704.588.2600 | 300 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte, NC

In addition to an exciting field trip to the theme park, Carowinds also offers opportunities for students to perform in the park.

• Age: All ages
• Subject: Music performance
• Carowinds also offers a variety of lunch packages

Brooks Center for the Performing Arts

864.656.7787 | 221 Brooks Center, Clemson, SC

Annually, the series presents morning performances by world-renowned musicians, singers, theater companies, and Clemson University student ensembles. Students from public, private schools, and home schools experience both entertaining and inspiring performances.

Ballet Spartanburg

864.583.0339 | 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Ballet Spartanburg offers various school performances for students in Spartanburg County.

• Age: K4 – 8th
• Subject: Dance
• Offers a STEM-based program for students in 3rd- 8th grade as well as a performance of Peter and the Wolf for Kindergarten through 5th grade.

South Carolina Children's Theatre

864.235.2885 | 153 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC

SCCT offers many opportunities for daytime performance field trips, visits from performers to your location, and specialized residencies.

Spartanburg Youth Theatre

864.278.9669 | 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC

The Spartanburg Youth Theatre offers school-time shows of their current productions for teachers and students.

• Age: all ages
• Subject: theatre, music, and language arts
• Tickets are $10 – $13 per student and teachers are free. Teachers will also receive an educational enrichment guide to go along with the show.

Greenville County Museum of Art

864.271.7570 | 420 College St., Greenville, SC

A field trip to the Greenville County Museum of Art provides an exciting way to enhance your curriculum and expand student learning.