Beaufort is No. 16 in American Style magazine's list of the country's top 25 small cities for the arts.
The top spot went to Asheville, N.C. Santa Fe, N.M., placed second, and Gloucester, Mass., was third. The 14th annual edition of the magazine's readers' poll also included lists for big and mid-size cities. Savannah ranked second and Charleston fourth in the mid-size list.
The quarterly magazine is focused on contemporary craft, craft collectors and the artists who create studio craft art, according to its website.