The Arts Council of Beaufort, Port Royal, and the Sea Islands in SC, Celebrates 5 Years of ARTworks in Beaufort, SC, and Holds Annual Meeting – Aug. 24, 2013

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You’re Invited – On Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 the festivities begin at 6pm.

Be our guest for a celebration of the arts at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center. The program includes an overview of the past 5 years, a peek into our vision of the future and other surprises. The Bull Grapes will perform, and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

ARTworks is a fantastic place to create & visit, and the home of the Arts Council of Beaufort, Port Royal, and the Sea Islands. ARTworks is a community arts center, theater, and educational resource: art works, art fun, art now.

Take a moment to celebrate ARTworks’ accomplishments in just the last 12 months • produced, presented & supported 16 concerts • 149 after school classes • 46 theater performances • 8 gallery shows • 35 summer camp days • 133 adult art classes • 9 school artist residencies/performances • 2 professional development teacher workshops • 2 events funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts • BIG Story Fest with 14 performances & 4 workshops. That’s 418 activities not counting keeping our doors open 250+ days a year, serving an audience of 11,575 (2,095 children and 9,480 community members) that participated in & benefited from our programs. Best of all, 176 artists were paid to work in their chosen field.

The Aug. 24, 2013 Annual Meeting @ ARTworks will be surrounded by artists working in their studios, a gallery, the black box theater, and classrooms, all located at 2127 Boundary Street Beaufort 29902 (along with the Beaufort Bookstore and BiLo.)

For further info visit (www.ArtWorksInBeaufort.org) or call 843/379-2787.

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