Taste of the Arts on Gallery Row | Arts & Culture
The 2011 Taste of the Arts on Gallery Row is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 8 on Broad Street.
The event is part of the Southern Living Taste of Charleston weekend that is presented by the Charleston Restaurant Association.
There is a pre-event reception being held at the Art Institute of Charleston at 24 North Market Street from 5 pm to 6 pm. The reception will feature Lowcountry artist, Jonathan Green. Green is set to feature 5 brand new pieces valued at up to $7,500 each.
Following the reception event goers will head over to Gallery Row to enjoy wine and appetizers from Charleston restaurants while admiring works throughout the 11 participating galleries.
Gallery and Restaurant Pairings
Ellis-Nicholson Gallery - 1.5 Broad Street - Muse Restaurant and Wine Bar Featuring: Macedonian artist Daniel Peci in his solo exhibition “Intimate Figure – Shared Vision.”
The Hamlet Art Gallery - 7 Broad Street - Amen Street Fish and Raw Bar Featuring: Joyce Hall, Alan Knuff and John Albrecht in the gallery. Visit with them and view their new works.
M Gallery of Fine Art - 11 Broad Street - Coleman Public House Restaurant & Tap Room Featuring: A solo exhibition entitled Figures of Timeless Beauty featuring the work of Bryce Cameron Liston.
Coco Vivo Fine Art - 25 Broad Street - Oak Steakhouse Featuring: Nationally renowned Plein Air artist Roger Milinowski in the gallery painting and answering questions about his new work. Register for signed prints as door prizes.
Utopia - 27 Broad Street - Saffire Restaurant and Bar at the Charleston Marriott
Edward Dare Gallery - 31 Broad Street - High Cotton Featuring:“Innocence and Grace”, a show of figurative work by Jim Darlington, Sue Foell, Isabel Forbes and Beth McLean. Painter Isabel Forbes will be in the gallery demonstrating her painting techniques.
Mary Martin Gallery - 39 Broad Street - Locklear’s Fine Seafood
Spencer Art Gallery I - 55 Broad Street - Mercato Italian Restaurant
Spencer Art Gallery II - 57 Broad Street - The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar
Scoop Studios Contemporary Art - 57.5 Broad Street - Leaf Cafe & Bar Featuring: Karen Ann Myers in her solo exhibit, "A Room of Her Own," where the artist continues to explore what it means to be a young woman in contemporary society and investigates the psychological complexity of women through intimate observations in the bedroom."
Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art Gallery - 58 Broad Street - Grindz Burgers & Brew Featuring: Local artist Chris Snedeker's new works of local areas, spanning from McClellanville to the ACE Basin, as well as scenes from his recent trip to New England and Hawaii.
The Art Institute of Charleston- A branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta - 24 North Market Street Featuring: World renowned Gullah artist Jonathan Green. Green will be on-site to showcase several new pieces.
Tickets to the event are $25. They can purchased at any of the participating galleries or at www.CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com.
The Taste of the Arts on Gallery Row is sponsored by The Art Institute of Charleston, Limehouse Produce, Blue Moon and Biltmore Wines.