Experience the most amazing and exquisite collection of hand-crafted original artwork created by over 100 of the nations top artisans as Patriots Point and Mount Pleasant host the inauguration of the Greater Charleston Fine Art Festival on October 29-30, 2011. Find that perfect piece for your home, your office, and your life from over 10,000 pieces of extraordinary original art, including works by painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, digital artists, glass, fiber and ceramic artists along with creations in mixed-media, metal, and wood – and more!
Stroll the beautiful and historic grounds of the Patriot’s Point with the view of USS Yorktown and the Charleston skyline as autumn unfolds over the spectacular reaches of Cooper River and coastal South Carolina. As you walk the festival, know that each artist was selected by a jury of fine art professionals for the quality and originality of their artwork and that many of these nationally- and internationally-acclaimed artists are represented in major museums and prestigious private collections throughout the world. Meet the artists that created the artwork, learn how they became artists and discuss how your specific piece was made — adding inestimable value to each purchase. Artists are available throughout the event.
The art festival opens Saturday October 29th with hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and continues Sunday October 30th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the festival is free. Parking at Patriot’s Point is $5 with additional free parking outside Patriot’s Point. The festival is directed by Paragon Fine Art Events, the premier organizer of fine art festivals in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions.