Georgetown ARTwalk

ccgc artwalk logoThe first annual Georgetown Artwalk is this weekend!

One of the best reasons to live in DeBordieu, the private Ocean Front community just north of Charleston, SC, is that it’s right smack dab in the middle of Georgetown and Pawleys Island! You get the best of both worlds, and the special events that happen in both of these charming coastal towns. Like this weekend’s Georgetown ARTwalk!

The events will begin on Friday, May 6th from 5 – 7 p.m., with an artwalk to view juried art in the windows along Front Street and a welcome reception for participating artists and the public at the Cultural Council of Georgetown County, 922 Front Street.

A special feature of the Artwalk will be voting for the People’s Choice Award, with designated locations for voters to drop off their ballots beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and ending on 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

On Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 8th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., all of the Georgetown 2016 Artwalk activities will be free and open to the public. Activities include:

People’s Choice Award | Visitors are encouraged to vote for the People’s Choice Award at three designated locations marked on the Artwalk map.

Art Exhibitors | Browse and buy artworks in a wide variety of media at booths in Rainey Park and on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum.

jonathan Green pic from Artwalk
Jonathan Green, African Memories (detail), 2007, Oil on Canvas, 18″ x 24″

Book Signings | Meet authors and illustrators of new publications and have copies of their books autographed for you, including Brookgreen Gardens Through the Seasons in Images and Words with Anne Malarich and Linda Ketron; and Flash and Fancy – An Otter Adventure on the Waccamaw River with Christine Doran, at Constitution Park (Front Street and the Harborwalk).

Inside Out: Selected Works from the Collections of the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach, SC | on view at the Cultural Council, 922 Front Street

Student’s Art Exhibit | Displays of artwork by students from Georgetown County schools on view at the Winyah Auditorium, 1200 Highmarket Street

Kid’s Art Activities | Children will enjoy hands-on art projects conducted by Cultural Council and Art Museum staff in the courtyard of the Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front StreetCCGC ARTwalk poster

Concerts | Performances by Young Treasures, talented musicians sponsored by the Cultural Council of Georgetown County, will take place on Saturday, starting every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m; and by the popular duo of Dan Sachs and Sallylu Sianni on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. All concerts will take place under the tent in Francis Marion Park, 801 Front Street

Mother’s Day, May 8th | Families can enjoy viewing the variety of art exhibits together, brunch or lunch at one of Georgetown’s fine restaurants, and a 2:00 p.m. concert by the talented duo Dan Sachs and Sallylu Sianni at Francis Marion Park, 801 Front Street, followed by the announcement there at 3:00 p.m. of the Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards for participating artists

Georgetown 2016 Artwalk is hosted by the Cultural Council of Georgetown County in partnership with Brookgreen Gardens, City of Georgetown, Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, Georgetown County Historical Society & Museum, Kaminski House Museum, South Carolina Maritime Museum, and Winyah Auditorium.

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