Arts and Culture

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Want to sample Charleston’s arts and cultural scene? Eager to learn about the Lowcountry’s rich and diverse history?

Take classes in hands-on crafts, learn about special topics in our state's history, sample Charleston's cultural scene, explore the Lowcountry and visit area attractions.

 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MC=Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus); MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

Arts and Culture

Artisan Soap Making
Learn the art and craft of making all-natural artisan soaps. Discuss how to personalize with custom scents. Take home your creation.

XART-502 8235 Artisan Soap Making Oct. 13 Sa 9-11:30 a.m. $39 MC


Bring Back Your Bling
Have favorite jewelry you treasure but don’t wear because it’s outdated or in poor condition? Join us for a unique jewelry making class that repurposes older pieces into wearable art.

XART-521 8313 Bring Back Your Bling Oct. 2 Tu 6:30-9 p.m. $49 PC


Colorful Wooden Door Hanger
Express your creativity and amazing skill with power tools by creating a one-of-a-kind Lowcountry wooden door hanger.

XART-504 7350 Colorful Wooden Door Hanger Sept. 29 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 MC


DIY Holiday Decor
Design a beautiful burlap wreath or unique centerpiece for the holidays to take home after class. Customize your creation by choosing the holiday, colors, embellishments and even the project!

XART-520 8251 DIY Holiday Decor Nov. 8 Th 6-8:30 p.m. $59 MC


Handpainted Pallet Signs
Rustic pallet signs are a great way to decorate and make special, unique gifts. Learn to assemble, then decorate by painting a saying of your choice. DIY = FUN!

XART-522 8311 Handpainted Pallet Signs Nov. 3 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 MC


Soy Candle Making for the Holidays
Learn to make all-natural soy candles for personalized gifts or for your own enjoyment. Take home your creation.

XART-503 8238 Soy Candle Making for the Holidays Nov. 13 Tu 6-8:30 p.m. $39 BC


Sweetgrass Creations: Baskets
Local artisan Vera Manigault shows you how to weave a sweetgrass creation and also explains the history behind this special Lowcountry art form.

XART-508 8236 Sweetgrass Creations: Baskets Sept. 29 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $79 PC
XART-508 8237 Sweetgrass Creations: Baskets Oct. 24 W 6-9:30 p.m. $79 MP

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Au Pairs

Au Pair Education Weekend: Gullah, Grits and Ghosts
Learn about Charleston culture and explore unique aspects of the Lowcountry with other au pairs. Walk through Charleston graveyards, secret alleys, sanctuaries and cemeteries. Listen to ghost stories and experience the Holy City's supernatural side.

XHIS-505 8576 Au Pair Education Weekend: Gullah, Grits and Ghosts $399

Oct. 26 F 4-9 p.m. PC
Oct. 27 Sa 1-9 p.m. OS
Oct. 28 Su 9 a.m.-4 p.m. OS


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

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