Art & Literature

City of North Charleston Seeking New Artist-in-Residence

Each fiscal year the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department contracts a professional visual artist to serve as the City’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR). The department is currently seeking to fill the position for fiscal year 2018/19. The City’s Artist-in-Residence serves as a key resource for the department’s outreach programs, especially in the area of art…

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Redux Contemporary Art Center announces develop > stop > fix: A Survey of Redux Resident Photographers exhibition and opening reception

From Cara Leepson, Redux Executive Director Redux Contemporary Art Center is excited to announce an annual exhibition highlighting work of resident studio artists, by medium. For the inaugural studio artist exhibition, Redux is presenting the work of our resident photographers in the exhibition develop > stop > fix: A Survey of Resident Photographers. The exhibit opens to the public…

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Poetry series brings African American poets to McLeod Plantation to illuminate the experience and legacy of American slavery

James Island Arts Council, in collaboration with Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission (CCPRC), the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, the SC Humanities Council, and South Arts in partnership with the SC Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, announces its fifth presentation in the series Poetry at McLeod, featuring Marilyn…

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Readers of All Ages Invited to Take Part in Summer Programs That Include Prizes, Games, Hundreds of Free Events

By Damion Smalls John L. Dart Library Branch manager K’Lani Green is leading the call for inform the community that Charleston County Public Library is collaborating with the Charleston County School District to host their Summer Reading Programs for young children, teens and adults. Registration opened May 1 and the program runs from June 1…

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Inaugural Charleston – Mt. Pleasant Art Festival welcomes 100 national artists and craft artisans during free, two-day event

The popular Mount Pleasant shopping district will transform into an art-lover’s paradise May 26 – 27 at 1218 Belk Drive during the Charleston – Mt. Pleasant Art Festival. In addition to local artists, one hundred artists from across the nation are set to display their stunning works in a prestigious show encompassing fine jewelry, exquisite works…

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Award Winning Author Kwame Alexander Returns To Charleston To Promote Latest Novel

By Damion Smalls Kwame Alexander stopped by the Lowcountry Wednesday, April 18 as he made several appearances throughout the day to promote his latest book, Rebound, which was released earlier this month. Alexander, who headlined Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival in 2017, is a Newberry Medal winner, New York Times bestseller and the…

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