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Southbound Panel Opening

Southbound’s Uncommon Access

With only a few days left to see the Halsey Institute’s Southbound exhibit, it’s no surprise that photographers have come together one last time to provide insight on seeing the world through a camera’s lens. “The Photographer and Uncommon Access: A Southbound Artists Panel” took place on February 23rd. Photography is often seen “as the…


Uncovering the Street Art Controversy

Walking into the Halsey is like walking into the modern world of tomorrow after leaving the historical Charleston streets. Clean black and white walls are adorned with shadowbox depictions of wildlife for the current exhibition, The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon. Last Tuesday the gallery’s usually open space contained lines of…


Building Bridges at the College

This past Friday, the College’s Multicultural Student Programs and Services and the Office of Institutional Diversity teamed up with a growing non-profit organization called Save More Kids to host an event called Building Bridges at the Halsey Institute. Save More Kids just begun their partnership with the College of Charleston’s Office of Institutional Diversity. Upon…


Fahamu Pecou, Killer Mike and Arturo Lindsay discuss fine art and hip-hop

Co-Authored by Mackenzie Hoisington and Katie Panopoulos. What do South Bronx and Western Europe have in common? The 3,500 miles of Atlantic Ocean that separate them. What do hip-hop and fine art have in common? More than you think. Atlanta-based artist Fahamu Pecou held a discussion on Friday evening between artist-scholar Dr. Arturo Lindsay and…


Poetic arts and shadow puppets with Indonesian multimedia artist Jumaadi

There’s something quite startling about Indonesian artist Jumaadi’s art style. Echoing the primeval cave drawing of Lascaux, or perhaps the pottery art of ancient Greece, Jumaadi captures beautifully stylized depictions of human and animal nature alike in his newest art collection,  Jumaadi: forgive me not to miss you not, on display now at the Halsey Institute…


Free Film Screening Tonight in Halsey

The Halsey institute is hosting their first film screening of the year with the documentary “Bending Sticks.” “Bending Sticks” showcases the environmental sculptures of internationally recognized and award-winning artist Patrick Dougherty, whose art has been featured from Scotland to Japan and all across America. Raised in North Carolina, Dougherty was the subject of a book…

Halsey Institute receives prestigious Verner Award

College of Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art was recently presented with an Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Award, with special recognition of its director Mark Sloan. These awards are coordinated by the South Carolina Arts Commission: a state agency whose primary focus is to promote artistic environments within the state and encourage public participation through…

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