ABOUT OUR EVENTS
The Halsey Institute produces several types of events throughout the year. These include an exciting mix of artist and curator lectures series, panel lectures, film screenings, concerts and exhibition openings. Most of our events are free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Download a PDF of the calendar here.
Curator Led Tour of Unknown Picassos: Diurnes with Dr. Diane Johnson
Thurs, Oct 30, 6PM
Halsey Institute Galleries
Join the Halsey Institute staff and your fellow Halsey Institute fans for a fun and exclusive evening tour. Beginning at 6pm, guest curator Dr. Diane Johnson will lead guests on a guided tour of Unknown Picassos: Diurnes. Explore the exhibition, get insider knowledge, meet other Halsey Institute lovers!EVENT DETAILS »
Film Screening, Watermark
Wed, Nov 5, 7pm
Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, downtown Charleston
Watermark is a feature documentary from multiple-award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier and renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky. The film brings together diverse stories from around the globe examining our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it, and the consequences of that use. Tickets are $5. To purchase a seat, visit www.CharlestonMusicHall.comEVENT DETAILS »
Shadow Puppet–making workshop with visiting artist Jumaadi
Sat, Nov 8, 8AM
Marion Square, Charleston Farmers Market
Join students from the Academic Magnet High School, artist in residence Jumaadi, Charleston-born puppeteer Geoffrey Cormier, and the Halsey Institute Staff for a fun and informative Saturday morning at the Charleston Farmers’ Market. The AMHS student will share their newly learned knowledge with Charleston’s residents, teaching them about the art of shadow puppetry and helping guests to create their own puppets.EVENT DETAILS »
Moonshadow, the Halsey Institute’s 10th Annual Membership Celebration, offers an opportunity for current Halsey Institute Members, potential Members and visual arts enthusiasts to show their support for the Halsey Institute’s continuing efforts to provide innovative contemporary art programs to the Charleston community. Throughout the night, Members will feast on heavy hors d’oeuvres and spirits, have their portrait made on the signature Moon backdrop, and enjoy live music and shadow-puppet theater by Geoffrey Cormier with special guest artist Jumaadi.EVENT DETAILS »
In Conversation: Mark Sloan and Artist Jonathan Green
Sun, Nov 23, 2PM
Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St.
Halsey Institute Director and Chief Curator Mark Sloan will interview artist Jonathan Green about his childhood, artistic practice, and current large-scale undertaking, The Rice Project. The audience is invited to a reception in Green’s honor immediately following the interview.EVENT DETAILS »
Join the Halsey Institute staff and your fellow Halsey Institute members for a fun and exclusive evening tour. Beginning at 6pm, director and chief curator Mark Sloan will lead Halsey Institute members on a guided tour of Jumaadi: forgive me not to miss you not and Unknown Picassos: Diurnes. Explore the exhibition, get insider knowledge, meet other Halsey Institute lovers! This tour is for Halsey Institute members only.EVENT DETAILS »