Holiday ArtWalk – Thursday December 20th!

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

artwalk-holiday2The Downtown Charleston ArtWalk is planning  a festive Holiday Edition for the final ArtWalk of the 2012 Season!

With great works of art and gift items galore this is the perfect way to finish your Holiday shopping while supporting locally-owned businesses and artists.

You can download you ArtWalk map here.

Highlights of this months ArtWalk include:

Art Emporium presents Kathy Boland’s “People and Parlors: An Afternoon at the Greenbrier”. Artist Talk 6pm: Kathy will discuss techniques and share stories of her experiences while at the Greenbrier

The Purple Moon will feature vintage holiday decor, mid-century furnishings and accessories, with art by Glen Brogan, Chuck Hamsher, Sharon Stackpole and Emelia Schroeder. With a plethora of vintage holiday gift ideas The Purple Moon will be happy to assist you in choosing that perfect gift for your friend, loved one or maybe even just for yourself.

House of Luxe will be introducing the CFDA Award Winning Jewelry Designs of Alexis Bittar.The CFDA is the Counsel of Fashion Designers Association and to win an Award from them is equivolent to an Oscar in the Fashion World. Alexis Bittar’s Jewelry is hand-crafted in his own studio in Brooklyn, NY. So it is made in the USA!There are 3 distinct lines within his collection: The Lucite, which is instantly recognizable. Elements, and Miss Havasham. Each Collection is collectable and is highly coveted among his many fans.

Join White Oak Photography for an ugly Christmas sweater party!
What is that lurking in the back of your closet? Why it’s an ugly Christmas sweater. It’s time to break it out, put it on, and join us under the Oak as we celebrate the season. New works by owner Michelle Krompecher will be on display and select fine art prints will be available for purchase. It’s sure to make a great last minute gift.

Gallery Eleven is hosting all their member artists with 1 or 2 paintings in their featured artist area.

The gift of good health will be available at Mission Savvy. Get last minute shopping deals on juicing and detox cleanses.

Chet Lowther Studio will be showing new works in encaustic, oil, acrylic, and works on paper.

Delfine’s Jewelry will be displaying an assortment of chocolate diamonds.

Romano & Associates will be featuring a selection of this years
participating artists. Revisit some of works new and old from your favorite local artists. Many items will be cash & carry, just in time for last minute holiday shopping!

We hope to see you on Thursday evening, December 20th, and wish you a very Merry Christmas!


Special “Spring Fling” ArtWalk – Saturday May 5th – Noon to 4pm

Friday, May 4th, 2012

springflingDowntown Charleston ArtWalk celebrates the blooming of the flowers with the 1st Annual “Spring Fling ArtWalk” on Saturday, May 5th from Noon to 4pm. Galleries will feature great art, refreshments and specials!

Specials include:

  • Delfines Jewelers will be offering 38% off all jewelry to art walk participants.
  • Art Emporium will be holding a special “Sidewalk Sale”
  • Gallery Eleven is having two special tables; one for framed and matted work, and one for jewelry and well as great in-store displays.
  • House of Luxe is having a sidewalk sale of clearance jewelry 50-60% off.
  • The Purple Moon is offering 20% off all vintage items in the shop and hourly specials with up to 50% off! In addition, choose your horse and play the “Purple Moon Derby” for a chances to win gift certificates!

Fun, specials and great art at all of the other ArtWalk venues as well! We look forward to seeing you!


April ArtWalk at Charleston Ballet

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Ballet02Visit the Charleston Ballet Downtown Dance Studios during the April. Register for a free drawing for our SURPRISE GRAB BAG filled with various gift items valued at $175+. Watch dancers as they prepare for upcoming performances. Meet photographer KD Lett and view his new series of dancer portraits and videos.

The Charleston Ballet, Inc. is located at 100 Capitol Street Mezzanine, Charleston, WV 25301.


Let It Snow! – December ArtWalk

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

big-snow-flakesJoin us for the fabulous, Holiday 2010 Edition of ArtWalk in Downtown Charleston!

Thursday – December 16th! 5pm – 8pm

Music – Fun – Friends – Wine – Art!

Participating Galleries-
Art Emporium Gallery
Chet Lowther Studio
Gallery Eleven
Romano & Associates’ Offices
Stray Dog Antiques
Taylor Books – Annex Gallery
The Purple Moon
Visions Day Spa


December ArtWalk @ The Clay Center

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Wrap up your holiday shopping with one stop in our gift shop. Receive a 20% discount and enjoy light refreshments from 5 – 8 pm. We offer free gift wrapping!

Trains, Trees & Treasures
Holidays at the Clay Center 2009

Experience a holiday wonderland of model railroads and trees designed and decorated by local artists.

Lost Kingdoms of the Nile

Nubian Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston From the largest Nubian collection outside of Khartoum, Sudan, this exhibition includes over 200 objects illustrating ancient Nubian life. Special ArtWalk admission for this exhibit is $5/person; admission is
free for Clay Center members.