If you would like to expand on the downtown garden viewing there are many wonderful fine art galleries on Broad street. Known locally as Gallery Row you can emerse yourself in many differing types of media to thrill any point of view. The Hamlet Fine Art Gallery at 7 Broad Street even has a 18th century garden set up with many wimsical sculptures for the garden buff to admire. Only a very select few galleries in Charleston have such beautiful courtyard gardens so add it to your list of must sees while you are touring. The only cost is the time you spend admiring the charming surroundings!
How about adding your insight to the Charleston Cultural Affairs dept and becoming an active member of this aspicous organisation to help young artists of Charleston? Charleston needs youthful represention go Anita!
We in Charleston are very lucky to have available many resources to help answer the question of what is art.Everything from ballet to orchestra, to theatre to the many wonderful fine art galleries. Contemporary to traditional can all be seen on Broad Street's Gallery Row. Take a Tour of the galleries starting at 7 Broad Street at the Hamlet Fine Art Gallery (Kellie Jacobs, Stephanie Shuler-Hamlet, Melinda Lewin, Pat Forsberg, Jane Woodward and Zan and Charles Smith to name the artists)to view gorgeous pastel and oil paintings and whimsical frog sculptures. Make a day of it and emerse yourself in the culture and cuisine of Charleston. There is nothing finer than to ask and try and seek the answer to the oft hard to answer "what is art".
The Hamlet Fine Art Gallery at 7 Broad Street is a simply elegant retreat to view some of the best nationally and internationally recognised local artists in Charleston. Just up Broad Street from the Exchange Building, located in Gallery Row it is afforded street parking and has a wonderful garden filled with wimsical copper frogs.You will view beautiful works of art by talents such as Kellie Jacobs, Stephanie Hamlet, Melinda Lewin and Pat Forsberg to name a few. It really is worth the trip.
Sounds great; don't forget while you are out and about the galleries of Gallery Row on Broad Street and that of the French Quarter have many wonderful local artists that are recognised both nationally and internationally for there exemplary pieces of art. The Hamlet Fine Art Gallery (7 Broad Street)has well known pastelist Kellie Jacobs, and abstractionist Stephanie Hamlet,as well as oils by Pat Forsberg and Melinda Lewin. We are all very lucky to have such fine local art in this town and need to support it as much as possible. Remember local business is the lifeblood of a city, that these businesses ultimately are responsible for good economic times for all.
Check out the newly renovated Hamlet Fine Art Gallery at 7 Broad Street with the acclaimed artistic portrayals of Kellie Jacobs, Stephanie Hamlet, Melinda Lewin and Pat Forsberg to name a few of the artists in the gallery.Join the local artist community and come enjoy the atmosphere of one of the most respected galleries of Gallery Row. Come enjoy the great Spring weather.
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