For Immediate Release:

Jan. 9, 2024

Marie Cheek
Community Relations Coordinator
Culture & Heritage Museums

Observe and engage with professional and emerging artists as they come together for Museum of York County’s event “Come Draw with Me”

Bring your sketch pad and pencils and draw your favorite things from the Museum’s collections

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Participate and observe local artists at work during Museum of York County’s annual event “Come Draw with Me.” Visitors may join artists as they set up in the museum’s many galleries to draw from the vast collection of natural history specimens.

“Come Draw with Me” is an opportunity to observe and learn from professional artists working in various mediums such as pencils, oils, watercolors, and 3D printing. Artists of all ages can engage in a collaborative mural project depicting African and North American habitats.

WHAT: Come Draw with Me

WHERE: Museum of York County, 4621 Mt. Gallant Rd., Rock Hill, S.C. 29732

WHEN: Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

ADMISSION: Free with General admission– Adults (18-59) $8; Seniors (60+) $7; Youth (4-17) $5;

Members & Children (3 and younger) Free

PHONE: Visitors Services – 803.329.2121


IMAGES: An artist renders a red fox, one of the many taxidermy mounts in the Museum of York County’s collection. Image taken by Culture & Heritage Museums staff during a previous Come Draw with Me event. Contact for high-resolution images.

GOOD TO KNOW: As part of the Museums for All initiative, Museum of York County offers year-round access with reduced rates for low-income families; visit for more information.

Museum of York County is KultureCity® Certified and Sensory InclusiveTM.

About Museum of York County: The Museum of York County highlights the natural history of the Carolina Piedmont through award-winning exhibits, planetarium shows, and special programs. The major permanent exhibit “Ice Age Carolinas: Exploring Our Pleistocene Past” is a journey-back-in-time experience that features the strange, gigantic, and fantastic beasts that once roamed the Carolinas. The Naturalist Center, with over 2,500 natural history specimens, provides hands-on opportunities for self-guided discovery and educational programs. The Settlemyre Planetarium presents a changing array of full-dome digital planetarium shows. The Museum Store has a selection of local handmade pottery and goods, locally produced food products, and nature-themed gifts. Outside, the museum has a picnic facility and a three-quarter mile nature trail.