The 15 artists of the Maye River Gallery in Bluffton will extend their “Hands Across the Bridge” to Hilton Head from October 1 thru November 30. The Coastal Discovery Museum will host the artists, who will be exhibiting in the Hilton Head gallery. (The Bluffton Gallery will remain open 7 days a week from 10 am – 5 pm.) The artists will meet and greet residents and visitors alike and share some of their insights in a series of artist’s demos throughout the two-month visit. The public is invited to an opening reception Wednesday, October 8th from 5 – 7 pm. For demonstration schedules and directions visit:

Maye River Gallery is comprised of 15 artists whose names are well recognized in the local art scene, among them several art instructors and many award winners. The variety and quality of their work is stunning. Plan a visit to Honey Horn Plantation’s Discovery House Gallery to enjoy fine art from the hands of Earline Allen, Paulette Bennett, Jo Dye, Anne Hakala, Donna Ireton, Carrol Kay, Susan Knight, Judy Saylor McElynn, Audrey Montgomery, Joyce Nagel, Mary Grayson Segars,  Barbara Snow, Kathy Tortorella,  Marci Tressel, and Caroll Williams.

The media used by the artists range from textiles to art glass, photography to basketry, 3D assemblage to collage, clay to sterling, printmaking to painting in watercolor, pastels and oils. In addition to the art featured in the gallery, visitors will see a display of photos showing the hands of the artists as they create their art.