ArtScape Beaufort

Find all things art — but only fabulous things — from more than 40 artists throughout the Southeast at ArtScape Beaufort on October 25, 26 and 27 at 802 Bay Street (formerly The Gallery) in Beaufort.

Find paintings from renowned artists such as Bellamy Murphy, Jeffrey Callahan, Libby Smart and Susan Eisenhauer; gorgeous jewelry from designers Currie Kilpatrick Boyd

Clay Pears by Robin VanValkenburgh
Clay Pears by Robin VanValkenburgh

(Nicholas Lane, Charleston), Heather Tiller (Filigree, Charleston), Juli Mills (J Mills Studio, Beaufort), and Helena Appleton in Beaufort, among others; covet-able bags from Andree West in Greenville and Oleander in Savannah; must-have clay pears by Robin VanValkenburgh; and clay work by Jeff Kopish (Lime Blue, Charleston); folk art flags from Beaufort artist Chuck Gardner and addictive folk art paintings from The Chicken Man, Ernest Lee. See some amazing works by artists from the celebrated Martin Gallery in Charleston, as well as delectable cookies from Two Smart Cookies.

For hors d’oeuvres catered by Saltus, sweet temptations by Two Smart Cookies, libations and first dibs on art, come to the ArtScape Soiree, Friday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 802 Bay Street. Tickets are $45/person or $80/couple. To purchase by check: Lowcountry Montessori School, PO Box 1755, Beaufort, SC 29901. To purchase by credit card: http://lowcountrymontessori.ticketbud.com/soiree.

Admission is free on October 26, from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and on Sunday, October 27, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Be sure to stop by during Art Walk — there will be some delicious treats from Missy Trumpore, owner of Beaufort Catering.

And it’s not all about adults — there are plenty of artisan treasures for the kids, too, including nostalgic graphic tees by Elizabeth Horton and children’s art. And don’t let your children miss out on this: From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, Jonathan Miller, author and illustrator of “The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachsund” children’s books, will be at ArtScape to sign copies of his books. The books, along with illustrations from them, will be available for sale at the event. Children everywhere love reading about Sammy’s adventures, and as a special treat, at 1:30 p.m. on October 26, Jonathan Miller will read one of his books to them!

ArtScape Beaufort will benefit Lowcountry Montessori School, a nonprofit, state chartered public school which will open Beaufort County in August 2014. ArtScape is the school’s first fundraiser.

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