Charleston Horticultural Society
Founded in 2000, The Charleston Horticultural Society is a non-profit organization with membership open to all. The Society offers a wide array of horticultural information and involvement to its more than 1,300 individual and business members through lectures, educational workshops, garden tours, special events, and publications. 46 Windermere Boulevard
Charleston Library Society
From its inception more than 260 years ago, the Charleston Library Society has been a cornerstone of intellectual and cultural life in Charleston. Today it is a center for scholarly research, a modern lending library, and an oasis of calm in the middle of Downtown Charleston. All are invited to join. Open Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30, Saturday 9:30-2:00. 164 King Street
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
The Halsey Institute is administered by the School of the Arts at the College of Charleston and hosts between five and seven exhibitions per year, highlighting adventurous contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists of national stature. Open Monday through Saturday from 11-4, and until 7pm on Thursdays during exhibit dates. Admission is free. 161 Calhoun Street
Gibbes Museum of Art
Explore Charleston’s history through art! The Gibbes houses a premier collection of Southern art and presents special exhibitions throughout the year. A docent-led museum tour is offered Tuesday – Friday at 2:30pm during Spoleto and a cell phone tour is always available. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10–5; Sunday 1–5. 135 Meeting St.