Charleston, South Carolina – Art and Culture
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Charleston SC Art & Cultural Organizations
- City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs
Charleston's office of Cultural Affairs works to provide access to the arts for all citizens by sponsoring
a variety of cultural activities.
- Charleston Artist Guild
The Charleston Artist Guild provides art and photography workshops, lectures for collectors, and
community outreach through art.
- Charleston Center for Photography
This center is a community of photographic enthusiasts and professionals seeking to nurture their talents and offer
workshops, classes, exhibits and lectures.
- Charleston Concert Association
The Gaillard Center works in association with the Charleston Concert Association to bring performing arts events to the Charleston area.
- Charleston Crafts Cooperative & Gallery
Charleston Crafts is a juried cooperative crafts gallery owned and operated by exhibiting South Carolina artisan members since 1989.
- Charleston Fine Arts Dealers' Association
Charleston Fine Arts Dealers' Association partners with fine art galleries and local restaurants to sponsor the annual
"The Palette & Palate Stroll" event.
- Charleston Symphony Orchestra League
Volunteers make up the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League whose purpose is to support the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
This is accomplished through music education, audience development, and fundraising projects.
- Clemente Courses
Trident Technical College offers free college-level humanities courses to people living in economic distress.
- Cobblestone Quilter's Guild
This guild is formed of individuals with an interest in quilting, who encourage a high standard of design and technique in all of its various forms.
- Edisto Art Guild
The Edisto Art Guild, a non-profit tax exempt 501 (C) (3) organization, strives to benefit all citizens, through promotion of the arts and performing arts.
- French Quarter Gallery Association
Charleston's Historic French Quarter contains about 30 art galleries from the association, creating a center for the visiual arts in the downtown area.
- Greater Park Circle Film Society - North Charleston
The Park Circle Film Society, a volunteer-run organization, presents films not shown in local theaters, educates on the art of film and fosters civic engagement.
- Island Crafters Guild - West Ashley
As a non-profit organization, the Island Crafters Guild, fosters the art of handcrafts, encouraging high standards of design and technique.
- Jazz Artists of Charleston
Jazz Artists of Charleston is a South Carolina-based, non-profit organization creating a professional environment for jazz musicians, artists and students. Concerts, special outreach events, and educational programs are offered.
- Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts
The Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts (LILA) is a literary outreach organization designed to nurture and promote the literary arts in South Carolina.
- McClellanville Arts Council
With a desire to bring the fine arts, arts instruction, and cultural activities to the community, the McClellanville Arts Council was started by three women in 1977.
- New Music Collective
The New Music Collective is devoted to developing a community around contemporary music in the South Carolina Lowcountry through concerts, lectures, and performances.
- Palmetto Fiber Arts Guild
This guild is a community of handcrafters interested in a wide range of fiber arts and serves the Greater Charleston area.
- Redux Contemporary Art Center
REDUX is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and cultivating contemporary art through exhibitions
and art education classes.
- Scottish Society of Charleston
The Scottish Society of Charleston, a non-profit organization, promotes Scottish heritage, history and customs through events in the Lowcountry.
- This is Noteworthy - Mount Pleasant
This is Noteworthy is an educational, multi-media and events nonprofit group geared towards
helping aspiring creative professionals bridge the gap between classroom and career.
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