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Address: 916 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5553
Phone Number: 18433792787
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Beaufort Arts Council is a collaborative arts center in beautiful...

The Beaufort Arts Council is a collaborative arts center in beautiful Beaufort, SC. Taking the best the Lowcountry has to offer, the BAC supports artists and shares art experiences with residents and visitors alike through Mather Academy. Mather Academy, made possible by the BAC, and in cooperation with the Technical College of the Lowcountry, Mather Academy serves as the educational institute by which people can learn and participate in craft, culinary, visual, performing, and functional arts.

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Beauty and knowledge

We strolled in and saw a variety of art mediums from paint to jewelry to fabric. A helpful fellow gave use some useful info on the local artists.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Sylvania, Georgia
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Sylvania, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We strolled in and saw a variety of art mediums from paint to jewelry to fabric. A helpful fellow gave use some useful info on the local artists.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

this local art venue produces a variety of art: music,short plays, music and much much more ... the art gallery is always updated with suprisingly good works ... there are classes with art instruction also

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were greeted with refreshments and watch local artists do some of their work in the store, multiple styles of paintings and sculptures, enjoyed watching the artists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We just love this local gem where art classes are offered, stage performances are done, and street music is playing all summer long!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

From mid-May thru the fall Artworks brings Street music to Port Royal. Amazing talent, from blue-grass to swing and everything in between. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic dinner. Artworks provides us with the gift of music under the stars. You'll be glad you came.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Definitely check their calendar to see what's going on during your trip. I saw a wonderful Sunday afternoon music performance. Great art on display too. It's a great way to get an insider's look at the Beaufort arts scene.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2010

Many visitors in Beaufort come for Beaufort's tremendous arts scene, which compelled several national publications to name the community a top "arts" town. However, one of the undiscovered resources in Beaufort is ARTWorks, a wonderful, collaborative space for local artists to work and perform. Although it is unfortunately located in the back of a standard shopping center, once you enter... More 

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