Arts and Crafts in Pawleys Island: Explore These Fun Spots!

Packing your bags and heading to Pawleys Island in the name of a great vacation is always a refreshing and revitalizing experience to look forward to. Travelers often head this way in pursuit of fantastic scenery and time outdoors, but they’ll be thrilled to find Pawleys Island is also an artistically inspired destination brimming over with arts and crafts to access! Whether you’re a traveler who loves art galleries or is looking for a fun activity to try that puts your own artistic skills to work, you’ll find Pawleys Island has everything you’re looking for and more during your next stay. The following are a few of the many options to add to your itinerary when you’re in town. 

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Explore the Island Art Gallery

Head over to 10744 Ocean Highway when you’re in the mood to browse an incredible fine art collection or connect with local artists too. This gallery is a great place to peruse paintings and photography in the Village Shops between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday, with adjusted hours on Saturdays until 4:00 pm. This interactive gallery is also a great place to find yourself if you’re looking to participate in a class or workshop. Local artists regularly host teaching sessions for the public here. Throughout 2024, you can sign up for a weekly open studio with artist Kelly Atkinson between noon and 2:30 pm for just $40 per class.  

Find Time to Explore Floyd Fine Arts Friends painting.

Yet another gorgeous gallery to explore while you’re visiting Pawleys Island is Floyds Fine Arts at 11096 Ocean Highway. Open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, Floyd Fine Arts is the ideal destination for the art collector with a passion for varying styles and media. Highly accomplished artists have their work on display here with exhibits featuring ceramics, sculpture, paintings, and more. There are a large number of nationally and regionally recognized sculptors and painters represented including the late impressionist painter Ray Ellis. Work by abstract painter Laura Edwards is also on display alongside the art of South Carolina painter Mike Williams and landscape artist Paula Holtzclaw.  

Participate in the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art

Each year, the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art comes to town, much to the delight of locals and visitors alike. This non-profit organization and event is designed to provide Pawleys Island with diverse art, music, and educational events that would create one-of-a-kind cultural experiences. During the festival and its many events, Pawleys Island is transformed into a mecca for the arts with performances, exhibits, displays, and artists’ meet-and-greets, and workshops all included in the lineup. It’s a festival with events hosted throughout the year, giving everyone a chance to make the most of the meaningful and artistic moments that await. 

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