Co-hosted by the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts and the College of Charleston School of the Arts

Celebrate and Explore the Lowcountry Arts Community with 

Live Performances  ●  Arts Activities  ●  Exclusive Deals & Discounts

September 21st, 2014

 Noon to 4:00pm in the Cistern Yard at the College of Charleston    


Who will be there?

You, of course! and check out all of the organizations and creative businesses that will be at the OPEN Arts Expo with performances, activities, and special deals and discounts on tickets and classes for you to explore:

Arts Education
Creative Spark Center for the Arts
Engaging Creative Minds
Smalls Institute of Music and Youth Leadership
Yo Art Project! 

Cultural Organizations
City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department
Gullah Geechee Angel Network

Annex Dance Company
DanceFX Charleston
Palmetto Oasis Middle Eastern Dance Troupe
Summerville Civic Ballet
WO’SE of Charleston

Literary Arts
Backporch Storytellers
Charleston Library Society
Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts

Charleston Concert Association
CofC Concert Series
Carolina Studios
Chamber Music Charleston
Charleston Academy of Music
Charleston Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Experience
Jazz Artists of Charleston
North Charleston POPS!

Art and Soul Traveling Theater School
Crabpot Players Theatre Company
Deuce Theatre
Midtown Productions
PURE Theatre
South of Broadway Theatre Company
Theatre Charleston
Threshold Repertory Theatre
What If? Productions 

Visual Art
Charleston Center for Photography
Gibbes Museum of Art
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Park Circle Film Society
Redux Contemporary Art Center
Community Partners and Creative Businesses
Artist and Craftsman
Bottles ‘n Brushes
Charleston Art Shop
Charleston Center for Photography
Charleston Riverdogs
Charleston Supported Art, LLC
Lowcountry Local First

Thanks to our Sponsors!


This project was funded in part by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Program through their joint administration of the Lowcountry Quarterly Arts Grant Program and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC.

Live Music
Luke Cunningham

Charleston-based songwriter Luke Cunningham is known for his energetic live show and acclaimed songwriting that have the southern troubadour currently beating the odds while giving independent artists a little hope to hold onto.

Chelsea Summers

18 year old country singer/songwriter/performer Chelsea Summers has made music her life for the last 5 years, playing in large and small venues and opening for acts such as ZZ Ward, Parachute and Chris Lane.

David Higgins

David Higgins signature style is a blend of rock and pop music. Over the past 5 years, David Higgins has played over 1,200 shows from New Orleans to Miami to New York. In the summer of 2014, Higgins began recording his first EP "Hit the Ground Running" which will be available in the fall of 2014.

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