Arts Notes

• ‘Sanfoka Slave Artifact Collection’: Penn Center’s York W. Bailey Museum presents “Sanfoka Slave Artifact Collection” The George Bryant Collection, an exhibit that will be on display until October 3. Penn Center is located at 16 Penn Center Circle West, St. Helena Island. Visit www.penncenter.com for more information.

• Pavement & Sand Exhibit at BAA: 

Ordinary images of everyday life cause Beaufort Art Association’s featured artist Patricia Walsh to grab her brush, oils and canvas and start painting. Simple reflections on wet sand, backlit sunlight highlighting a person crossing the street, children playing at the beach, all fill Patricia with delight. Her desire to tell these imagined stories in visual form led her to Boston University’s School of Fine Arts in the early 1970s. Following completion of a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in painting, she remained involved in creative pursuits working as a designer and commercial artist until she began a career in law enforcement. In 2012, Patricia moved from New England to South Carolina and currently resides on St. Helena Island. The exhibit of Patricia Walsh’s art begins Monday, Sept. 15 and continues through October 25. There will be an opening reception at the BAA gallery on Bay Street Friday, Sept. 19.

• Palmetto Bronze Handbell Ensemble: 

Palmetto Bronze, an auditioned community handbell ensemble, will hold a free concert on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. at The Baptist Church of Beaufort, 600 Charles Street, Beaufort. With ringers from various walks of life from all over the Lowcountry, they all share the love of handbells and communicating that love to others through a wide variety of challenging music. They work together to bring the art of handbell ringing into the public eye as a respected musical medium through concerts and education. The September concert will include: Mozart’s “Overture from the Marriage of Figaro”, “America the Beautiful”, “Scarborough Fair”, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, Leroy Andersen’s “Typewriter”, and several original handbell compositions. In addition, they will play a medley of songs from Walt Disney’s “Frozen”.

• Beaufort Belles Barbershop Chorus Open House: All ladies who love to sing a cappella are invited to an open house on Monday, September 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island. Enjoy the music, friendship and light refreshments. Please call 838-2438 for more information.

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