YAM supports young artists in their early stages

The YAM (Youth Artist of the Month) Program sparks a shared creative practice between The Gullah Art Gallery at The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce and youth in the community.

This program occurs every other month and is offered to all youth in the community between the ages of 5 and 18. This program is a valuable tool for discovering, exploring, and interpreting reality through the arts.

This signature program was designed to support young artists in their early stages with finding and developing their creativity and helping to enhance their professionalism. Each participant collaborates with gallery staff to plan and implement their own unique showcase while giving them the skills, experience, and self-confidence to meet their full potential.

Each youth artist will learn techniques that deal with how to create their own biography, title their collections and artwork, present their collections, public speaking, and financial management.

For more information on this program to participate or become a sponsor, contact Dominique Tuttle at 843-986-1102 or email ARTGALLERY@BCBCC.ORG.

Monday Night Movies return to Center For Arts

As the film industry is recovering and returning to somewhat normal, USC Beaufort’s Center For the Arts will present “Occasional Monday Night Movies.” Quality films are just beginning to emerge, so USCB will offer occasional movie nights until weekly become possible.

Watch the website, Facebook, and your emails for movie listings as they become available.

At 2 and 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, the CFA will show Licorice Pizza. Seats are $8 to see the film nominated for Best Picture and Best Director for the 2022 Academy Awards.

Visit https://bit.ly/3BFNBZC for tickets.

Books Sandwiched In continues

Join the Friends of the Library every Monday until March 7 for lively presentations on books ranging from Pat Conroy to Dolly Parton to cigars. What’s not to love?

Each Monday at noon and it’s all by Zoom — super convenient.

Join each presentation via Zoom at http://Zoom.us/j/2990229907. Meeting Id: 29902 29907, No password is necessary.

With no in-person presentations, all raffle prizes have been organized into a fabulous Silent Auction. Bid at https://bit.ly/3p8qNfM.

Party to mark exhibit closing

Brenda Singleton and the Beaufort Arts Council have announces that they are closing their successful Partial Portraits & Masks exhibit with a party.

The event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26 in Building 1 on the Technical College of the Lowcountry campus at 921 Ribault Road.

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