The Beaufort Arts Council/Mather Academy ( or ), will be hosting a Beaux Arts Ball on November 12, 2016 from 7pm-11pm at the Beaufort Inn’s Tabby Place. In the wake of the announcement of the King Street Arts Center, the Beaufort Arts Council’s Beaux Arts Ball is a fundraising event that will contribute significantly to furthering art education opportunities in the new KSAC!

Beaux Arts, also known as ‘fine arts’, was the inspiration behind an early 1900’s annual tradition. Each year in Paris, an annual costume ball is given by the students of the Ecoli nationale superieure des Beaux Arts. The Beaufort Arts Council is proud to present the Inaugural Beaux Arts Ball, a premier fundraiser that has been adapted to be an experience like no other. Guests will experience an evening of creative cuisine, unique libations, an inspired auction, and experiential art.

In addition to amazing sponsorship opportunities for this fabulous event, tickets are also on sale online at as well as at the Beaufort Arts Council located at 916 Port Republic Street in downtown Historic Beaufort. Tickets are $125/person and guests will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by Cru, a live band with break-out entertainment sessions intermingled throughout the evening, live craft artisans, signature art-inspired cocktails, a full bar, and unique and one-of-a-kind auction items. The event is sure to kindle your senses and emotions!

The website, features all necessary event information, a video promo of the event, sponsorship information, and will continually update upon receipt of new auction items. Save the dates have been sent out and formal invitations are to follow. If you did not receive a save the date, please send your mailing address to to be included in our mailing addresses.

For additional information, to become a sponsor, or to purchase tickets, people can visit, call the BAC at 843.379.2787, or email