The Avery Research Center was established to collect, preserve, and make public the unique historical and cultural heritage of African Americans in Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. Avery’s archival collections, museum exhibitions, and public programming reflect these diverse populations as well as the wider African Diaspora.
Charleston Library Society – http://www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org/
Anne Cleveland, Executive Director
164 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
The Charleston Library Society has been a cornerstone of intellectual and cultural life in Charleston. Today it is a center for scholarly research, a modern lending library, and an oasis of calm in the middle of Downtown Charleston.
City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs – http://www.charlestonarts.org/about-cultural-affairs-charleston
Scott Watson, Executive Director
The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs is committed to promoting and fostering excellence through artistic expression, thereby enhancing the quality of life for all of Charleston’s citizens regardless of social, economic, or physical considerations.
City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department – http://www.northcharleston.org/Residents/Arts-and-Culture.aspx
Marty Besancon, Exeutive Director
P.O. Box 190016
North Charleston, SC 29419
The purpose of the North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is to plan for and support arts and cultural activities throughout the community, to increase awareness of the arts in the community, and to make arts experiences available to the widest spectrum of the community.
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Greater Summerville (CAA) is a non-profit organization made of teachers, artists, professionals, and private citizens whose goal is to cultivate and coordinate events that promote the love of cultural arts in the Summerville area.
Enough Pie is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of creative placemaking and community development on the upper peninsula of Charleston, S.C. through innovative programming, project grants, and collaborative advocacy for smart, inclusive growth.
Gullah Geechee Angel Network – http://www.gullahgeecheeangelnetwork.com/
Elder Carlie Towne, Director
The Gullah Geechee Angel Network will preserve, protect, and promote our history, culture, language, and homeland and to institute and demand official recognition of the governance (minority) rights necessary to accomplish our mission to take care of our community through collective efforts which will provide a healthy environment, care for the well beings of each person, and economic empowerment.
The McClellanville Arts Council is a nonprofit organization chartered in 1977 to enhance the quality of life in the Seewee to Santee area of Charleston County, South Carolina with arts, cultural, and educational programming, and to record, preserve, and publicize the unique culture of McClellanville and the surrounding countryside.
Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center – https://www.facebook.com/MPCommunityArtsCenterCommittee/
The Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center Core Committee is a group of concerned artists. Our goal is to promote and increase access to the arts in Mount Pleasant and East Cooper by advocating for a community arts center that would include facilities for the performing, visual, and literary arts.