Free Workshop for Gullah Geechee Artists in Beaufort County
The South Carolina Arts Commission will present the last in a series of three professional development workshops, “Promoting your Gullah Geechee Art Form,” February 24 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Port Royal Sound Maritime Center (formerly the Marina at Lemon Island) at 310 N. Okatie Highway, Okatie, S.C. The workshop is offered free of charge. Space is limited to the first 30 registrants. To register, artists should call or e-mail to provide name, art form, phone number and email address. Artists will learn how to create basic support materials necessary for promotion of their art work. The workshop is especially designed for Gullah Geechee residents who practice or represent one or more of the cultural expressions outlined in the Gullah Geechee Corridor’s management plan (music, arts, handicrafts, foodways, spirituality, language, education and economic development).