Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

Why we love it: Part of the College of Charleston, The Halsey has brought adventurous contemporary art to Charleston for over 40 years. The staff and curators pride themselves in finding mid-career artists from around the globe giving them a chance at a museum-quality exhibition, often publishing books, and producing videos and programming surrounding each show. The Halsey has jump-started the careers of hundreds of artists and kept admission and programming completely free to the public.


161 Calhoun Street

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The Vendue, Charleston’s Art Hotel

19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: (843) 577-7970