Your investment in our organization is a vital part of turning an idea into a reality! When you support the Halsey Institute your gift directly goes towards bringing adventurous, meaningful, and thought-provoking contemporary art to the Charleston community from emerging, mid-level, and oddly overlooked artists. With this opportunity, we can also create meaningful interactions throughout our community. You can help us continue to be a launch pad for artists!
Your support directly helps fund the following upcoming exhibition and initiatives:
Not only are you helping us advance our mission when you support the Halsey Institute, but you also can win fun raffle prizes and giveaways thanks to our incredible community of small businesses.
All Month Long: New Members Receive Free Upgrades!
Free upgrades for all new Members that join at our introductory levels. Purchase a membership at the $40, $60, or $125 level and get automatically boosted to the level above. For example, join as a $125 Futurist Member and receive the benefits of a $350 Postmodernist membership. This membership perk is valid from 12:00 AM May 1 through May 31 at 11:59 PM.
May 1 Kick-Off Day Raffle
To start our May Giving strong, we encourage you to support us today with our Kick-Off Day raffle!
When you donate at least $20 or more, become a new Member*, or renew your membership, you’ll be entered to win one Halsey tote bag, one set of Tom Stanley note cards, and an invitation for you and a friend to attend a behind-the-scenes exhibition tour of Carla Gannis / C.A.R.L.A. G.A.N.: wwwunderkammer with Carla Gannis on Thursday, May 18. One winner will be drawn.
Raffle for May 1 – 15
When you become a new Member at any level*, renew your membership, or donate at least $20 or more between May 1 through May 15, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win all of the prizes below! One winner will be drawn.
+ A necklace and bracelet from Tidal Jewelry – View the jewelry pairing here!
+ A one-night stay certificate for The Loutrel Hotel
+ A $50 gift card to Caviar & Bananas
+ 2 tickets to Los Lobos + Taj Mahal at The Refinery on June 3, 2023
+ Southbound: Photographs and of and About the New South publication
Raffle for May 16 – 31
When you become a new Member at any level*, renew your membership, or donate at least $20 or more between May 16 through May 31, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win all of the prizes below! One winner will be drawn.
+ A $125 gift certificate for permanent jewelry from AL & EM
+ A $100 gift card redeemable at Share House, Uptown Social, and Bodega
+ A one-night stay certificate at Hotel Bennett
+ 2 tickets to The Lettuce & Steel Pulse Summer Tour with Makua Rothman at The Refinery on July 3, 2023
+ Return to the Sea: Saltworks publication, from Motoi Yamamoto’s 2012 exhibition
BONUS Raffle for May 26 – 28
We are giving away a special Motoi Yamamoto print and memento, Floating Garden! We have a very limited supply of prints by Motoi Yamamoto but are excited to extend one of these beautiful prints to one lucky supporter. View the print and learn more about Motoi Yamamoto here.
To enter the raffle, become a new Conceptualist Member or above, Conceptualist Members and above can renew their membership, OR you may enroll in our monthly, quarterly, or weekly installment plans towards a Conceptualist membership or above between Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28. The frequency of your installments can be chosen during the check-out process. Your annual membership begins when you invest in your first installment towards your Conceptualist membership or above.
The print, Floating Garden, 2012, is part of the edition for a print included in his 2012 exhibition Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto, easily one of our community’s most favorite exhibitions in recent years.
Recurring Installment Examples for a One Year $500 Conceptualist Membership
+ 12 monthly installments of $41.67
+ 4 quarterly installments of $125
+ 52 weekly installments of $9.62
Note: In the checkout process you may choose the number of installments you’d like to contribute within your frequency, which will change the dollar amount, e.g. 7 monthly installments of $71.43.
Give us a follow on Instagram, so you can keep an eye out for fun and exciting Giveaways, including gift cards to restaurants, food trucks, and tickets to several events around town. To enter to win these giveaways, you must follow our Instagram account, repost the Giveaway post to your story (make sure to tag us!), and tag three friends under the Giveaway post.
There will be three Instagram Giveaways throughout May, so there are plenty of opportunities for a chance to win a “treat-yourself” gift or to share it with a friend!
The fine print: