ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center continues to be an exciting hub of creativity and inspiration. Look what’s coming in the near future . . .

August 24th through 29th

Africa Fashion Week is the premiere international event celebrated across the globe showcasing African designers, African inspired designers, clothing, and textiles that connect the undeniable influence of African culture on the world’s runway!

Africa Fashion Week of the LowCountry (AFWLC) is the premiere fashion, entertainment, and cultural event of the year! It’s presented by Ngome Couture and the Ngome Collective Boutique, a clothing line and contemporary Africana Vintage Boutique located at ARTworks. Fashion Week events will be held at ARTworks  and other locations around Beaufort throughout the entire week. Please go to  for more info, event times, and tickets.

September 3rd


Songwriters in the Round. Carroll Brown, Big Frank Waddell, and David Owens will once again delight audiences with their Southern Charm and musical talents. More like a back porch get together with friends than a concert, expect a laid back evening where laughter flows freely and songs inspire other songs and stories in a free flowing dialogue between the performers. Tickets are $20/each. Visit or call the box office at 843-379-2787.

September 24th through 26th

ARTworks-Short-Story-America Short Story America Festival and Conference. The great literary event returns! The kickoff is Thursday, the 24th, with an evening book launch party at ARTworks. The featured book is Richard Hawley’s forthcoming novel, Greeves Passing, the brilliant third book in the Headmaster’s Papers trilogy. On Friday, the 25th, an evening reception will be held off-site at the Lewis Reeve Sams House, overlooking the water in Beaufort’s downtown historic district. Saturday’s events will be held at ARTworks, from 10am to 9pm. Activities include author book readings and signings, discussion panels, writer’s workshops, and a catered evening reception where the winners of the annual Short Story America Prize will be announced. All-inclusive passes for all 3 days of events and receptions are just $45 and can be obtained through Short Story America’s website:

ARTworks is located in Beaufort Town Center at 2127 Boundary Street, Suite 18A. For more information call 843-3779-ARTS or visit