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Charleston Art Tours
Ranked #125 of 232 Tours in Charleston
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Owner description: In one of the country's finest art destinations, this tour provides a behind-the-scenes tour of Charleston’s flourishing visual arts community. Working artists guide intimate groups of up to eight guests through some of Charleston’s best galleries and shows at the time period of a guest’s tour. The artist guides share the background information on the artists, including their influences, connections within the community and other details a casual observer probably would miss.
Reviewed 21 July 2010

Martha Sharp presented The Charleston Art Tour, like a really good dining out. She gave us NOTHING BUT THE BEST!!! She shared the history of each artist, so muchso that we felt as if we knew them personally. Once you've walked the historic streets of Charleston, where that in itself is like walking in a painting! Then to enter into another world that is simply put, AMAZING, where all of the different artist have put their hearts into bringing to life the visions that were once inside of them to now where there works are being displayed to share with the world. We will definitely be back to BUY!!!

Thank you Martha for helping to make our 11 year Anniversary Special! God Bless You!

Always,
Stephen and Loretta Vinson

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Reviewed 20 July 2010

My Wife and I scheduled one of the tours as part of our Wedding Anniversary Celebration. Martha was excellent even though it was only two of us participating we were treated to an overwhelming tour of Charleston's finist art. I was very impressed with Martha's knowledge and zest towards the craft of art. She has inspired my wife and I to learn more about art and possibly try our hand in creating art.

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone and as for Martha if she is available. Thank you again Martha for such a good experience!

Stephen

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Reviewed 14 June 2010

Part of my travel must include visiting art galleries in the cities I am visiting so what a great experience this was to be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide to not one but four galleries. In each gallery our small group was introduced to the artists exhibiting and also had an opportunity to chat with the people there about the artists and the exhibits. The galleries we visited were all within a few blocks of each other but even the small distance between allowed us to stroll through Charleston's historic district and to marvel at the charm.

Martha is a gracious leader as well as host. We were fortified with cold water at the beginning of our tour and given sparkling water as well as "goody bags" at the conclusion.

The nice thing about this concept is that irrespective of how many times one visits Charleston, there are always new gallery exhibits and new works to view. Do not miss the Charleston Art Tour. It will be the best 2 hours you will spend in the city.

Thank FendelV
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Reviewed 1 June 2010

Martha is terrific. This tour was the icing on our trip to Charleston. There is no way that you can experience galleries in a such a short time without the tour.

Thank mj294
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Reviewed 27 May 2010

Martha Sharp led a fabulous tour starting at the Gibbes Museum with an overview of the Renaissance Period in Charleston, then off to a handful of Fine Art Galleries to see some of the best work of Charleston's renowned living artists, and even met one of them. We finished up at a gallery with bubbly and chocolate. We would highly recommend this to all who have an interest in Fine Art. We were amazed at the quality of great art being offered for sale in Charleston. The city and the arts are gems, and Martha is a diamond.

Thank NC_EddieJ
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