Visiting Artist Lyle Ashton Harris to Present Lecture

For more than two decades Lyle Ashton Harris has cultivated a diverse artistic practice ranging from photographic media, collage, installation and performance. His work explores intersections between the personal and the political, examining the impact of ethnicity, gender and desire on the contemporary social and cultural dynamic. Known for his self-portraits and use of pop culture icons, such as Billie […]

CofC Opera to Play Mind Games

CofC Concerts at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present two performances of opera and musical theater titled “The Games People Play” starring the College’s opera students. Directed by faculty members David Templeton and Amanda Castellone, the production will include two one-act operas: The Marriage Lantern by Jacques Offenbach and A Hand […]

Mental Health Advocate/Musician to Open Piano Series

Hailed by the London Times as “a pianist of powerful physical and imaginative muscle,” Tanya Gabrielian has captivated audiences worldwide with her gripping performances. The International Piano Series (IPS) is thrilled that Gabrielian will open its 2017– 2018 season on Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m., at the Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. General admission […]

Duo Cortona: Mezzo-Soprano + Violin Concert

Opening the 2017-18 season of the 2nd Monday Series is Duo Cortona, a contemporary music ensemble dedicated to the creation of works for its unique instrumentation: mezzo-soprano and violin. The concert will include select works from Guillaume de Machaut, Laura Schwendinger, Amadeus Regucera, Jeff Myers and Kamala Sankaram. DETAILS: The concert will take place on Monday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. […]

IN THE MIX Music Business Series to Examine Proper Compensation for Modern Songwriters

The College of Charleston’s widely popular IN THE MIX speaker series returns this fall for the fourth consecutive year with all new discussions on the state of the modern music industry. The Fall 2017 series kicks off on Monday, September 18 with Music Publishing: The Hurdles of Proper Compensation for Songwriters. Host Mark Bryan will […]

Objectification of Women, Forced Migration and Other Social Justice Issues to Be Explored in THE TROJAN WOMEN

Exploring the depth of wartime suffering and human trafficking, The Trojan Women by Euripides and adapted by Ellen McLaughlin, will open the 2017-2018 performance season for the College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The season’s theme, Sustain This!, supports the College’s sustainability literacy initiative, which aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve future […]

Events with Quattlebaum Artist-in-Residence ROBERT STORR

Robert Storr joins the College’s School of the Arts and the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art (HICA) as the 2017 Quattlebaum Artist-in-Residence to discuss the state of realistic representation in painting over the past several decades. His free talk will be held in the Simons Center Recital Hall on Thursday, September 14 at 7:00pm in […]

Arts Abound | Fall 2017 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional dance and theatre productions to scholarly lectures on art and architectural history, the College of Charleston School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 (FREE for kids 12 and under) and available for purchase(up to 2 hours before performance) at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office in the Charleston Visitors Center, by calling 1-(866)-811-4111, online, or at […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festival present a 17-day feast of the arts featuring some of the most talented artists from the School of the Arts, from the local area and from around the world. The cultural adventure begins on Friday, May 26 and continues through Sunday, June 11. Piccolo Spoleto Festival’s Stelle di Domani series features […]