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Charleston Art Tours

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Address: 53 Broad St Ste 201, Charleston, SC 29401-2954
Phone Number: +1 843-860-3327
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In one of the country's finest art destinations, this tour provides a...

In one of the country's finest art destinations, this tour provides a behind-the-scenes tour of Charleston’s flourishing visual arts community. Working artists guide intimate groups of up to eight guests through some of Charleston’s best galleries and shows at the time period of a guest’s tour. The artist guides share the background information on the artists, including their influences, connections within the community and other details a casual observer probably would miss.

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Sandra Erickson was a warm, friendly, highly knowledgeable guide. We really enjoyed our afternoon learning g about the art scene in Charleston. Highly recommend this private tour!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 March 2015
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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Sandra Erickson was a warm, friendly, highly knowledgeable guide. We really enjoyed our afternoon learning g about the art scene in Charleston. Highly recommend this private tour!

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

The tour was a special event for us on our first vacation in Charleston. We are not very knowledgeable about art, but Sandy was a wonderful guide who taught us so much. It was fun, the time went by way too fast, and I would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Being an artist from Arlington, Virginia I could not pass up trying to get on an Art Gallery Tour while in Charleston, S.C. I googled Art Gallery Tours and found Charleston Art Tours. I contacted them even though they said they only do tours of 4 people or more and they agreed to do one for myself, husband, and son.... More 

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hunterdon county nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2012

We've been to Charleston oogads of times and are always looking for something new to do. This tour was wonderful - really so much more than just art - a real window into the life and mentality of this great city. Sandy and Terri were wonderful! So's the art, of course, which continues to evolve in this wonderful city!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

Everyone was extremely pleasant and knowledgeable. I will be moving to Charleston in August and I received some very good advice.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2011

I booked the tour for myself and 6 friends and crossed my fingers. The fear was that this would be a dry, boring lecture type of an experience. Boy, was I wrong. Martha is an excited and exciting person about art and has great connections in the Charleston art scene. We visited a lot of galleries and met many of... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2011

Wonderful way to spend an afternoon and get to know the art scene in Charleston. Martha was the perfect guide - a talented artist herself, very knowledgeable - and took us to galleries we never would have found on our own. Several of the artists were in residence when we visited, and she knew them all. The tour was all... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2011

This tour was great, not only did I really experience Charleston's art history, but learned about every painting and its artist. Martha was an exceptional tour guide. Her knowledge was amazing, and she made it a lot of fun. Charleston has such a long history of art, I am so glad that there is a tour to represent that.

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charleston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2011

Our tour guide Martha was extremely knowledgeable & did a fantastic job of tailoring the tour to our tastes. Since she is a local artist, we gained a different insight into the Charleston art scene. We highly recommend this tour.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2010

Martha Sharp is knowledgeable, professional and gracious. The Charleston art scene is so active and vibrant an individual, on their own, would have a hard time choosing what to see. Martha's art tour highlighted area artists from different time periods, working in various mediums but all linked by a common thread - excellence. You can expect to learn about local... More 

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