Visual arts

An exhibit by Lonnie Holley, “Something to Take My Place,” is on display through Oct.5 10 at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., Charleston. Photograph provided

What: The Intergalactic Bead Show unites beaders, jewelry makers and enthusiasts with rare beads as well as precious stones, gems and finished jewelry from all over the world.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13

Where: College Center, Trident Tech College, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 for Sept. 12 show; $4 for Sept. 13 show

More Info: (888) 729-6904, www.beadshows.com/show/north-charleston-sc-bead-show-2015

What: Launched by Hearts Mend Hearts with Charleston County Public Library, these workshops offer support to local residents faced with feelings of stress, dread or grief prompted by the Emanuel AME Church shooting. Materials provided.

When: 2-4:30 p.m. Sundays; 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; through Sept. 30

Where: Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 870-7236, www.heartsmendhearts.com

What: Interested artists are invited to meet and form a Polymerclay Artisan Guild for Charleston.

When: 2 p.m. Sept. 13

Where: Panera Bread, 5070 International Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 303-6012, www.facebook.com/pages/Polymer-Artisan-Guild-of-South-Carolina/669525476425513

What: Students from the S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind will exhibit sculptures, paintings and drawings at this showcase.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through Sept. 30

Where: Charleston Community Foundation, 635 Rutledge Ave., Suite 201, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 723-3635, www.scsdb.org

What: The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents “Something to Take My Place: The Art of Lonnie Holley.” Holley incorporates natural and man-made objects into narrative sculptures that commemorate places, people and events.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Oct. 10

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-4422, halsey.cofc.edu/exhibitions

What: The Mount Pleasant Artists Guild will meets, with palette painter James Pratt as speaker. New members welcome.

When: 6:30 p.m. social; 7 p.m. meeting Sept. 14

Where: Council Chambers, Mount Pleasant Town Hall, Municipal Complex, 100 Ann Edwards Lane

Price: Free

More Info: info@mtpleasantartistsguild.com, www.mtpleasantartistsguild.com

What: City Lights Coffee will host a reception for the art of Amy Romanczuk, a self-taught pysanky artist of Ukrainian heritage. Romanczuk uses wax and dye resist to decorate egg shells with both traditional and contemporary designs.

When: 5:30 p.m. opening reception Sept. 17; exhibit on display through September

Where: City Lights Coffee, 141 Market St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 853-7067, www.facebook.com/events/879728928777939

What: Six finalists have been selected to the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. Meet the winner, who will be announced at this cocktail reception and receive a $10,000 prize. Tickets include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine or beer. Cash bar also available.

Where: The Drawing Room, 19 Vendue Range, Charleston

Price: $25 for 1858 members; $35 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

What: Following the 1858 Prize cocktail reception and announcement, join the 2015 winner at The Gallery at The Vendue for an intimate three-course dinner with wine pairings. Dinner ticket purchase also grants access to the reception.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17

Where: The Vendue, 26 Vendue Range, Charleston

Price: $100 for 1858 members; $135 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

What: A meet and greet with artist Barbara Northrup, who will present her photographs and fashions that the gallery will highlight.

When: 5:30-8 p.m. meet and greet Sept. 18; exhibit on display through September

Where: Grand Bohemian Gallery, 55 Wentworth St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 724-4130, www.grandbohemiancharleston.com

What: Halsey Institute exhibiting artist Lonnie Holley will talk with visitors at the Farmers Market and lead them in creating small assemblage works from found objects. Participants can bring their own materials to work with or use some provided. Open to the public, all ages welcome.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 19

Where: Charleston Farmers Market, Marion Square, 329 Meeting St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-4422, halsey.cofc.edu/events

What: A lecture by Annabell Radcliffe-Trenner called “Of Drones and Phones: Historic Preservation Technology.” Radcliffe-Trenner is the founding Principal of Historic Building Architects, LLC, Trenton, N.J., an award-winning firm specializing in historic public buildings.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 24

Where: Room 309, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-8285, arthistory.cofc.edu/lectures

What: Roy Campbell, animator of The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” video, will appear to paint, exhibit and talk about cartoons. His works will be available for purchase.

When: Noon-6 p.m. Sept. 25; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 26; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27

Where: Art Mecca, 427 King St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 577-0607, www.facebook.com/TheArtMeccaOfCharleston?fref=ts

What: Opening reception for Craig Nelson’s “Destinations,” a solo exhibition celebrating the beauty of light in cities across the globe.

When: 5-8 p.m. opening Oct. 2; on display through October

Where: Ella W. Richardson Fine Art, 58 Broad St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 722-3660, www.ellarichardson.com

What: Dog & Horse Fine Art will host an opening reception for Kathryn Freeman’s “A Perfect Reality,” featuring live jazz, food and drink.

When: 5-8 p.m. opening reception Oct. 2; on display through October

Where: Dog & Horse Fine Art, 102 Church St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 577-5500, www.facebook.com/DogAndHorseFineArt?fref=ts

What: Photography outing is for those who seek more intensive instruction as you travel the streets of downtown Charleston.

When: 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 Oct. 10

Where: Meet at Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., Charleston

Price: $55 members; $65 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

What: The Art Institute of Charleston presents an exhibit of photography by recent graduates Stan Shillingburg, RaeAnn Serra and Shannon Brown.

When: 4 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: The Art Institute of Charleston, 24 N. Market St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 727-3500, www.artinstitutes.edu/charleston

What: Ibu Creative Director Susan Hull Walker presents “The Secret Language of Cloth.” Textiles have many symbols and stories woven in, revealing the imaginations of women who crafted them over many centuries and continents.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 21

Where: Ibu, 183 King St., Charleston

Price: $20 Gibbes members; $30 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

What: To celebrate the Griffith/Reyburn Lowcountry Artist of the Year, there will be a reception displaying new works by winner Karin Olah.

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 23

Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 958-6484, www.citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com

What: The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents the exhibitions “Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here” by Jiha Moon and “Shadow Things” by Susan Klein. The opening reception will be open to the public and include complimentary refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres. Based in Atlanta, Moon harvests cultural elements native to Korea, Japan, and China and then unites them with Western elements. Klein’s painting explores questions of time, accumulation and losses.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. opening reception Oct. 23; on display through Dec. 5

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-4422 or halsey.cofc.edu/events

What: Based in Asheville, Brunk Auctions has grown from a small regional auction house to a national auction service with an international clientele. Andrew Brunk will share his insights into the art auction market and will examine several local works of art during the discussion.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 28

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, Charleston

Price: $20 Gibbes member; $30 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

What: Lecture by Duncan Stroik about Palladian architecture in America.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 5

Where: Room 309, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-8285, arthistory.cofc.edu/lectures

What: Dog & Horse Fine Art will host an opening reception for Charleston artist Marty Whaley Adams' “Canine and Feline Companions.”

When: 5-8 p.m. opening reception Nov. 6; on display through Nov. 28

Where: Dog & Horse Fine Art, 102 Church St., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 577-5500, www.facebook.com/DogAndHorseFineArt

What: In collaboration with the exhibition, “Artists for Emanuel,” Dr. Jeb Hallett will lead a conversation with contributing artists about their artistic response to the shootings at Mother Emanuel AME Church. All artwork is for sale and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Emanuel AME Church.

When: 6 p.m. Nov. 10

Where: The Cigar Factory, 701 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29403

Price: Free

More Info: 722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org