Art, Artists & Art Galleries in Charleston, SC

As you wander through the French Quarter, you’ll be delighted at the many expressions of local, national and international art forms.

Artists love Charleston, and it’s no surprise. Its rich history, natural beauty, and Southern mystique make it fertile ground for both artist and art lover. The Holy City offers an eclectic display of art galleries that showcase everything from sculpture, mixed media, and jewelry to pottery, oil paintings, and watercolors.

Visitors to the French Quarter can wind their way through some of the oldest galleries in the city with nationally and internationally known artists. Put the galleries of Broad Street, King Street, and The City Gallery on your list, too! And keep your eyes open for Charleston’s lesser known but truly amazing art venues.


Whether it’s an incredible public art mural, or a local artist painting along the waterfront, you simply can’t go anywhere in Charleston without art.