Arts & Culture

The Arts are alive and well in the little town of Edisto! Edisto supports its own museum full of historical artifacts from our islands rich past, and even features exhibits on loan from the Smithsonian! If you are looking for a special piece to represent Edisto in your home, make sure to stop by one of our art galleries. Many of the pieces of art are created by our local artists. Make sure to check the calendar for performance arts dates, and events sponsored by our local Art Guild.


Bay Creek Market

A weekly Art & Craft market at Bay Creek Park on Edisto Beach, SC.

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The Edisto Island Museum

Edisto Island is treasured for its natural beauty, its beaches and creeks, its wildlife and its laid-back, easy way of life. But, it is also treasured for its rich history that includes Native Americans, Spanish pirates, English settlers, wealthy cotton planters, enslaved African-Americans and many who made their living off of the bounty of the ocean and creeks. To truly experience all that makes Edisto so special, be sure to include a visit to the Edisto Island Museum to learn more about our fascinating history.

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With These Hands Gallery

With These Hands Gallery has recently relocated to 547 Hwy 174 in the Edisto Center next to the US Post Office. They were formerly located next to The Old Post Office Restaurant and have been in business for over 30 years.

With These Hands Gallery strives to be the means by which Americans can see, feel and ultimately appreciate the wonders that lie in store for them in American Art. You will find no imports or shiny mass-produced items. Instead, With These Hands Gallery proudly displays the works of both local artisans and nationally recognized artists. Each piece tells a story of an artist and his or her dreams.

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Edisto Island Open Land Trust

The Edisto Island Open Land Trust is committed to protecting Edisto from high density commercial development and involving the community in Edisto's preservation. Members of the EIOLT enjoy fun and exciting events and volunteer opportunities. A youth program is focused on getting the local and visiting children involved in conservation. Throughout the year parties, oyster roasts, auctions, golf tournaments, and a wide variety of seminars are hosted by the EIOLT. Joint today.

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Edisto Beach Shag Fest

Labor Day weekend at Bay Creek Park. Three days of music, dancing and fun! Gates open at 11 am, Music starts at 12, daily admission required, kids under 12 are free. Many vendors, food trucks, dance competitions, expositions, and more!! Bring your chairs, NO coolers allowed. 


Threads Quilting Retreats

Thread's Quilting Retreats offers two locations in the South East for quilting and crafting retreats and getaways. You and your group can enjoy the hills of Tennessee or the beautiful beaches of Edisto Beach, South Carolina! Each home if fully stocked with work tables, lighting, quilting and sewing supplies as well as luxurious accommodations for everyone. 

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