What better way to remember your Charleston vacation than by snagging a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork from our shores? With several Charleston art galleries peppered along the coast, you can enjoy afternoons of leisurely admiring the beautiful Lowcountry artwork, plus find a wonderful souvenir to decorate your home when you return. Here are our favorite Charleston coast art galleries.
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Explore and Shop at 9 of Charleston Coast’s Finest Art Galleries
Art Galleries Near Folly Beach
Julia Deckman Studio
The Julia Deckman Studio is one of the best art galleries in Charleston for a number of reasons! Although it isn’t directly on Folly Beach, you can find it close by over on James Island! You’ll find Julia showcasing not only her own amazing artwork but also a wide variety of pieces from other local artists during her monthly pop-ups. Plus, you can sign up for hands-on workshops at her studio that features teaching special skills like jewelry making, candle-making, painting, and more.
Honorable Mentions: Gallery Azul, 86 Market Arts Gallery Inc
Sullivan’s Island Art Galleries
Sandpiper Gallery is a must-see when it comes to Sullivan’s Island art galleries. You’ll find a myriad of artwork depicting beautiful coastal scenes. Browse the stunning pieces or even attend an exhibition! If you’re near Downtown Charleston, you can also visit their sister studio, Dare Gallery on Broad Street.
Affordable Art of Charleston
Affordable Art of Charleston is one of the best places to go if you’re interested in purchasing authentic local art on a budget. While the gallery is located nearby in Mount Pleasant, the trip is short, and their collection makes this decision a no-brainer. You’ll love what you find!
Honorable Mentions: Adele’s Pottery
Art Galleries Near Isle of Palms
Perspective Gallery is a true gem, located near Isle of Palms in Mount Pleasant. It’s more than worth the short drive to find incredible pieces by talented local artists. You can find painted depictions of classic Lowcountry scenes including landmarks, wildlife, marshlands, and more. You can also sign up for a painting workshop to “brush up” on your skills.
Other Charleston Art Galleries
The Miller Gallery
The Miller Gallery is another excellent Charleston art gallery to explore while you’re in town! Located in Downtown Charleston, this fully women-owned studio features more contemporary art pieces as an alternative to some of the more traditional Lowcountry landscape artwork you may find locally. Here you’ll find beautifully crafted, affordable pieces that bring a modern touch to Charleston art.
Charleston Artist Collective
Head to Charleston Artist Collective in Mount Pleasant to find artwork from an extensive list of over 25 talented, local artists. This spot is one of the most popular Charleston galleries, and it’s easy to see why. You can even find pieces from this gallery in many of the homes in our portfolio! We love their often abstract and minimalist style when decorating spaces, and we think you will too! null
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