Art Goes There

Lisa Estes, Executive Director

Art Goes There promotes and creates connections among artistic, cultural, and educational collaborators to provide inspiring and challenging programs for children that broadens, deepens, and diversifies participation in the arts..

Carolina Studios – 

Cathedra Miller
P.O. Box 30934 Charleston, SC 29401

Carolina Studios provides students a safe environment that fosters creative, educational, and career-focused initiatives through music technology and media arts.

Charleston Marathon –

Liz Alford, Executive Director

All proceeds from our events benefit the R. Keith and Deborah C. Summey Youth Endowment for the Arts (YEA), a local non-profit that supports fine arts programming in Charleston County Schools.

Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry –

Nicole Myles, Executive Director
843.853.8962 x226
25 Ann Street Charleston, SC 29403

Established in 2003, the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to spark imagination, stimulate curiosity, and encourage problem solving through the power of play in families from all backgrounds with young children.

Citadel Fine Arts Program –

Tiffany Silverman,
Director 171 Moultrie Street Charleston, SC 29409

Through a wide variety of offerings and opportunities, The Citadel’s Fine Arts program is intended to deepen an appreciation for and encourage a lifelong engagement in the fine arts, including painting, sculpture, photography, music, film, drama, and creative writing.

College of Charleston School of the Arts –

Valerie Morris, Dean
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

The School of the Arts plays a distinctive role in the lives and education of students and in the community by developing artists, art scholars, and art leaders. The school’s arts education stimulates creativity and critical thinking skills, activates the whole learning process and motivates a lifelong love of the arts. Within a city known for its cultural heritage, this superior education in the arts marks the school as a national flagship program for undergraduate education in the arts.

Corpus Callosum

Dave Smith, Executive Director

Corpus Callosum’s purpose is to help students ignite a passion for learning and to realize their potential for greatness. We are a non-profit organization devoted to motivating people to learn through highly engaging experiences in the arts and sciences and through service learning.

Engaging Creative Minds

Robin Berlinsky, Executive Director
PO Box 31875
Charleston, SC 29417

ECM’s purpose is to become a tri-county public-private education partnership stimulating creativity, innovation, and learning through an engaging arts infused curriculum that helps students achieve academically and stay engaged in learning through access to quality creative learning opportunities and more engaging arts infused curriculum and instruction.

Heal With Hearts –

Megen Mims, Executive Director
915 Folly Rd.
Suite 0 , box #73
Charleston, SC 29412

Art, Dance, and Music Therapy Programs for K-12 students.

O’Connor Method Charleston –

Pamela Wiley, Director
Jonathan Gray, Board Member
P.O. Box 238
Ravenel, SC 29470

The purpose of O’Connor Method Charleston, Inc., is to provide a southeastern regional center for the support and development of The O’Connor Method, A New American School of String Playing authored by Mark O’Connor.

Palmetto State Arts Education

Eve Walling-Wohlford, Executive Director
2017 Briarwood Road
Greenwood, SC 29646

The mission of Palmetto State Arts Education (PSAE) is to advance learning in and through the arts for all students.  For over 30 years, PSAE has worked to fulfill its mission by providing trusted resources and professional development for arts educators in the tri-county area.  Four years ago, PSAE expanded its programming with the Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Series, a high profile performance opportunity for gifted young artists from all artistic disciplines (Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts).  Through the combined efforts of teacher support and student recognition, PSAE reaches thousand of students annually. PSAE is committed to the arts education community of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties.    

Smalls Institute of Music and Youth Leadership

Sherry Smalls, Co-Founder and CFO

The Smalls Institute’s mission is to provide mobile music classroom instruction in piano, guitar, and percussion to “at-risk” students in grades K-12 residing in under-served, impoverished, Title I areas; providing outreach programs and services promoting youth leadership.

Yo! Art

Gene Furchgott, Founder and Executive Director
P.O.Box 12397
Charleston, SC 29422

Yo Art enhances the classroom curriculum with media arts programming designed to spark the students’ curiosity and engage them in issues beyond their own life boundaries.