ArtScape-LindaKirstenColeAn artful weekend to benefit Lowcountry Montessori School


Find all things art – but only fabulous things! – from artists throughout the Southeast at ArtScape Beaufort & Soiree on October 24-26, 2014, at the Old Bay Marketplace Loft & Rooftop. 

Paintings from renowned artists such as Libby Smart, Sebastian Polanski, Julia Schaaf and Molly Wright . . . incredible photography from Eric Horan . . . gorgeous jewelry from designers Currie Kilpatrick Boyd, Heather Tiller from Filgree Jewelry, and Helena Appleton in Beaufort, among others . . . covet-able clutches from Andree West . . . fun and whimsical clay works by Jeff Kopish and Robin VanValkenburgh . . . addictive folk art paintings from The Chicken Man, Ernest Lee (we dare you to buy just one!) . . . linens, stationery, and so many more amazing artisan treasures just waiting for you!

      Artscape Soiree is the kick-off event on Friday, October 24th at the Old Bay Marketplace Loft & Rooftop from 7-10 p.m.  This event is ticketed and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, silent auction and art for purchase.  This event is sponsored by McKnight & Weaver Dentistry and tickets are available at

     Artscape Beaufort is a two-day art exhibition and sale, with special events throughout theArtScape-J-Abrams weekend for all ages.  On Saturday, October 25 Artscape Beaufort is open to the public from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm at the Old Bay Marketplace Loft at 917 Bay Street.  The events continue on Sunday, October 26th from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with “Fall Y’All” Family Fun Day sponsored by Coastal Orthodontics, Dr. Mallory Scott.  A Halloween costume contest, “Doughnut Drop” contest, art activity and other fall inspired fun will be a great time for families and art lovers on the final day of the art sale.  All events on Saturday and Sunday are open to the public with free admission.

     All proceeds from the Soiree and a portion of proceeds from all art sales will benefit Lowcountry Montessori School (LMS), a free, nonprofit, state-chartered public school which opened August 2014 in its temporary location in the Celadon complex on Lady’s Island.  LMS will move into its permanent location, in 2015, in the Old Shell Point neighborhood in Port Royal.  LMS provides an authentic Montessori-based program to students from Beaufort and surrounding counties. In 2014, LMS is serving children from kindergarten through ninth grades, expanding through 12th grade by 2017.

     For more information about Artscape Beaufort & Soiree and Lowcountry Montessori School, see the website at  On Facebook find information about Artscape at and the school at