5:00pm to 8:00pm Downtown ArtWalk
Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour of Charleston’s shops, galleries and businesses featuring regional art and performances. Attendees can stroll along at their own pace, dip in and out of stores and stop off along the way for a bite to eat at a downtown restaurant. This well-loved family-friendly event takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. and attracts art aficionados as well as folks who just want to get out and try something new.
Stroll the beautiful streets of downtown Charleston and visit the unique businesses that feature area artists showcasing their diverse talents. Be entertained by street performers as you move through the venues including Art Emporium, Black Sheep Burrito & Brews, Boutique by B.Belle Events, Capitol Conference Center, Chet Lowther Studio, Deacon & Deacon Insurance, Delfine’s Jewelry, Dressmaker’s Closet, Genesis Café, Gallery 11, Gilded Age Tattoo Studio, House of Luxe, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Ivor’s Trunk, The Purple Moon, Rigg’s Corporation, Rock City Cake Company, Romano & Associates, Stray Dog Antiques, Swiftwater General Store, Taylor Books, The Art Store, The Charleston Ballet, The Clay Center, Tony the Tailor, Top’s Off Barber Shop, Uncork & Create, Viking Contracting, and Virginia Lee.
Keep your ears open for live music throughout your stops, and. Musical Easels at the Lee Street Triangle.
Location: Downtown Charleston
7:30pm to 9:30pm Art After Dark
When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Dark! Experience live music and activities with a cash bar, and the current art exhibit in the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.
The museum will transform into a hot spot of activity and entertainment after the downtown Charleston ArtWalk every month. Visitors will experience after-hours access to current exhibitions at this free event. Expect to see colorful FestivALL characters and partake in special interactive art activities!
Parking during ArtWalk and Art After Dark will be complimentary in the Clay Center lot Expect to see colorful FestivALL characters and partake in special interactive art activities!
Location: Clay Center