A walk in the arts

Guild of Beaufort Galleries holds Beaufort ArtWalk on Saturday

  • jpaprocki@islandpacket.com
  • 843-706-8143

    March 25, 2011 

  • jpaprocki@islandpacket.com
  • 843-706-8143
  • A nice spring evening is the perfect setting for a walk around historic Beaufort. As it so happens, the Guild of Beaufort Galleries has a special reason to make it downtown this weekend.

    The Beaufort ArtWalk runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

    The guild's 12 galleries will feature art and refreshments all within a short walk.

    Details: www.guildofbeaufortgalleries.com

    ARTLOFTS

    208-B Carteret St.

    ArtLofts is the latest addition to the Beaufort art scene. The gallery, started by seven female artists, celebrates its grand opening Saturday.

    BAY STREET GALLERY

    719 Bay St.

    Barbara James exhibits her silk handbags alongside the work of Southern painters, sculptors and basket makers.

    BEAUFORT ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY

    1001 Bay St.

    Nine new members showcase their work, ranging from earthenware to silver pieces to portraiture.

    CHARLES STREET GALLERY

    914 Charles St.

    "Right to Shooz" is a benefit for Planned Parenthood featuring a collection of artwork about funky footwear.

    The event lasts from 5 to 9 p.m. including live music, snacks, beer and wine. Tickets are $20 at the door.

    THE CRAFTSELLER

    818 Bay St.

    The gallery regularly features pottery, jewelry and original paintings.

    FOUR WINDS COLLECTION

    216 West St.

    New work from Gullah artist Amiri Farris and Kathy Crowther will be on display.

    THE GALLERY

    802 Bay St.

    "Fire in the Water" by painter Tim Carr explores the area of where water meets light.

    INDIGO GALLERY

    809 Bay St.

    Gloria Dalvini exhibits her en plein air painting of the Lowcountry, and Sandra Baggette welcomes spring with scenes from her garden.

    I. PINCKNEY SIMONS GALLERY

    711 Bay St.

    Claire Farrell presents views of the Lowcountry.

    She serves as the gallery's featured artist for March. A reception is held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

    LYBENSONS GALLERY AND STUDIO

    211 Charles St.

    Lybensons Gallery features African-American and authentic African art.

    RHETT GALLERY

    901 Bay St.

    The Rhett Gallery regularly features work from several generations of Rhett family artists along with antique prints and maps and Civil War-era artifacts. The gallery will feature a new series of miniature watercolors on ivory piano keys by William Rhett III.

    USCB CENTER FOR THE ARTS

    801 Carteret St.

    Phil Dunn and Jonathan Green will have work on display.

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