The mission of the Etherredge Center for the Fine & Performing Arts is to present, promote and inspire cultural and intellectual opportunities for the benefit and enjoyment of individuals in the University of South Carolina Aiken community and the CSRA, by:

  • Attracting prominent, professional, national and international artists in the performing arts, to provide quality and diverse productions; educational outreach; and professional networking opportunities for students;
  • Supporting the growth of community arts groups through rentals and partnerships;
  • Supporting the mission, values, and goals of the University of South Carolina Aiken, and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts;
  • Providing an atmosphere for programs that enhance the cultural and intellectual growth of the community;
  • Serving as a professional, welcoming, and strong advocate for the Arts locally, regionally, and nationally.