is an organization of Kiawah and Cassique women committed to
supporting the arts. It was founded in 2001 as Gibbes, etc., an
auxiliary group of the Gibbes Museum of Art.
summer of 2014 we became an independent 501(c)(3) organization
renamed Arts, etc. Our purpose is to raise funds through events and
donations to support the arts in the greater Charleston community.
is an excellent way to support the arts in the Charleston community
and increase your insight into various dimensions of artistic
expression. While we are best known for our April Kiawah Art and
House Tour, our events throughout the year—luncheons, gallery tours,
art and gatherings, etc. — provide an educational opportunity to
learn from local and regional experts while getting better
acquainted with others in our community.
www.Kiawahartsetc.org.and click on “Join Arts, etc.” from the
menu bar. Just follow the links to download and print a membership
form. Our Membership Chair, Maureen Dabruzzi, can help you with any
questions, so do not hesitate to call (843-768-2347) or email her
What is expected of Arts, etc. members?
are expected to contribute to the success of the organization by
purchasing a ticket to the Art and House Tour or through a donation
or sponsorship. We encourage members to volunteer for the Art and
House Tour or to serve on other committees.
Who does Arts, etc. support?
the proceeds of our successful April 2016 Art & House Tour, $80,000
is being donated to Chamber Music Charleston and Engaging Creative
Minds. The latter includes funds directed to The Gibbes Museum’s Eye
Opener program and the College of Charleston’s Children’s Opera.
Visit our website,
www.Kiawahartsetc.org to learn more about the exciting programs
these organizations provide and see why we support them.
We hope you will join us in making a difference in our community!
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