ABOUT OUR EXHIBITIONS

exhibitionsThe Halsey Institute hosts between five and seven exhibitions per year, highlighting adventurous contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists of national stature. All exhibitions are accompanied by extensive educational programming. In addition, the Halsey Institute has maintained a strong international component over the years, bringing in artists from all over the world for residencies, lectures, and exhibitions.

UP NOW | CORRESPONDENCE ART & JOHN MCWILLIAMS | January 22 – March 5, 2016



Correspondence Art:
Words, Objects, and Images By Ray Johnson, Richard C., and Bob Ray


John McWilliams:
Prophecies

The Halsey Institute kicks off the 2016 season with two exhibitions; Correspondence Art: Words, Objects, and Images By Ray Johnson, Richard C., and Bob Ray and John Mcwilliams: Prophecies

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UP NEXT | 2016 YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES | April 1 – 30, 2016




31st Annual Juried Student Exhibition



Each spring, current College of Charleston students, and recent grads, are eligible to submit their work to be considered for the Young Contemporaries exhibition. This gives them an opportunity to have their work chosen by a nationally prominent juror and exhibit in a professional gallery setting. For the 2016 exhibition, visiting artist Amanda Wojick has been chosen to select works.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES | Sept. - Oct.. 2002



Simon Norfolk
Palimpsest Afghanistan


Clay Stewart

This exhibition marks the one-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on September 11th, 2001. In the aftermath, the sentiment expressed by many Americans was to bomb Afghanistan “back to the Stone Age”—a sentiment that could not have been more ironic, given the fact that the Soviets had already leveled much of the country’s infrastructure in the 1980’s. But before 9-11, most Americans had little understanding of the country of Afghanistan or its people. Since then, our country’s and the world’s attention has been focused on this forgotten corner of the globe.

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Community Partners 2015