Kiawah Art & House Tour

The acclaimed Kiawah Art & House Tour is Arts, etc.’s major fundraiser and is held annually in April. Each home displays unique architecture, features, views and art collections. The nineteenth annual tour will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Houses



Enjoy the large collection of art by Wolf Kahn, Chagall, Charles Dwyer and Mickey Williams displayed throughout this home that overlooks the 17th hole. Be sure to see the art deco bar located in the gallery solarium.

Photo by Tripp Smith

Historic District

Upon entering “Sede della Sirena”, home of the mermaid, Lorelei, a 6-foot mermaid, welcomes visitors. This Italianesque-designed home has an abundance of natural light and wonderful ocean views. Don’t miss the secret garden.
Photo by Photographics


Ocean Park

The cook’s kitchen in this home is a “must see”, as it features two La Cornue ranges, hidden refrigerator and freezer and a separate caterer’s kitchen. Not surprisingly, the homeowner is a culinary school graduate.
Photo by Newport653


Step inside this spacious oceanfront home designed to be family-friendly, and enjoy all the amenities designed to ensure the comfort and privacy of guests. Even more amazing than the views from inside the home are those from the three levels of decking at the back. A putting green, joggling board and a boardwalk leading to the beach can be seen from the veranda.
Photo by David Keller

Rhett’s Bluff

Take in the marsh views from this contemporary home with a red cedar and glass exterior. The best views are from the third level where there is a rooftop terrace with fire pit, cocktail bar and library-like glass wall connecting other spaces which house an office and additional bedroom suite.
Photo by Brennan Wesley

Ticket Information

Tickets are $55.00 and may be purchased:

• online at Click “BUY TICKETS” below to take you to the site.

• At Freshfields Village Kiawah Island Real Estate office beginning Monday, March 25 through Thursday, April 4.

• At Kiawah Island Freshfields Village kiosk (near Village Green) on Wednesday and Thursday, April 3 and 4, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and the tour morning, Friday, April 5.

Tickets must be exchanged for a wristband and Tour Book on tour day at Freshfields Village Green, 165 Village Green Lane, Kiawah Island from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Please note the following:
• Homes are not handicap accessible.
• No Children under 12 admitted.
• Flat-heeled shoes only please.



This beautiful painting titled “All in a Day’s Work” is an oil painting by Hilarie Lambert, a contemporary impressionist from the Finger Lakes of New York. A former graphic designer and illustrator, Ms. Lambert has studied under many highly recognized American artists. She resides in Charleston, South Carolina. The painting was generously donated by former Arts, etc. member Lee Born and her husband Dirck.

Last year, Ms. Lambert received first place in the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition. In November 2017 she was the featured artist in Southwest Art Magazine. She was also featured in 2010 “Best of America Artists – Oil Painters”, Kennedy Publications. She is an Associate Member of the Oil Painters of America and a member of the Portrait Society of America. She shows annually at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition at Charleston Place and maintains a studio on James Island (visitors are welcome – just call ahead).

This framed painting is valued at $4,200 and measures 37 x 37.

Raffle tickets for this painting can be purchased at the Freshfields Village Kiosk April 3 – April 5, at member events, here on the Arts, etc. website, and on the day of the Tour. The price of a raffle ticket is $20, or 6 for $100. The winning ticket will be drawn the evening of Friday, April 5, 2019. You do not need to be present to win.

If you have questions or want more information on how to purchase raffle tickets, please contact


Support Arts, etc.

Become a Member Sponsor

The success of the Kiawah Art & House Tour relies on the generosity and support of Arts, etc. members.  Please support Arts, etc. by becoming a member sponsor.  A member sponsorship shows your support of the organization and the arts programs which it funds.

Contributions are deductible for federal income tax purposes less the amount of goods (tickets) received.

All levels of sponsorship receive recognition in the Tour Book.  The Sponsorship Levels are:

  • GOLD:  $2,500 and up (includes 4 complimentary tickets)
  • SILVER:  $1,000 – $2,499 (includes 2 complimentary tickets)
  • BRONZE:  $500 – $999 (includes 1 complimentary ticket)
  • BENEFACTOR:  $100 – $499

You may pay online with a credit card here.


You may download this form and mail it with your payment to:

Arts, Etc.
130 Gardeners Circle, PMB 148
Johns Island, SC 29455

Become a Business Sponsor

Please support Arts, etc. by placing an ad in the Tour Book. Your sponsorship will demonstrate your investment in Kiawah Island, commitment to the arts and support for the students of Johns and Wadmalaw Islands.

Click here for the forms which need to be completed. Select a sponsorship level and complete the contract at the bottom of page one. Page two is an ad design form which also needs to be completed and returned with the contract and payment by our printing deadline of March 1, 2019. You may scan and email the forms to, or mail them to:

Christine McLaughlin
130 Gardeners Circle PMB 318
Johns Island, SC 29455.

You may mail a check or pay online with a credit card here.

Thank you for considering the purchase of an advertisement for your company to support the arts in our community.