Always Something New to Discover

During the year, the Coastal Discovery Museum hosts between 6 and 8 revolving "Temporary Exhibits" in the Discovery House Gallery. The exhibits vary in theme and subject matter related to cultural and natural history. Visiting the Coastal Discovery Museum’s exhibitions will introduce you to the many facets of Hilton Head Island's people and events, putting you directly in touch with elements from art to artifact.

Depending upon the exhibition, there are often demonstrations, talks, and workshops scheduled during the year. Some artists will paint in the gallery or ‘plein air’ on site during their show while others will present workshops about how to take nature photographs. For our younger visitors, several of the exhibitions feature custom scavenger hunts or other activities.

Adding the personal touch, many exhibitions have ‘artist coffees,’ demonstrations or classes offered during their installation. Here you can meet many of the exhibiting artists at gallery walks and coffees. It is a great opportunity to get to know the artists, their methods, and hear one on one their vision, methods, inspiration for their works, and more.

Always Something New to Discover

During the year, the Coastal Discovery Museum hosts between 6 and 8 revolving "Temporary Exhibits" in the Discovery House Gallery. The exhibits vary in theme and subject matter related to cultural and natural history. Visiting the Coastal Discovery Museum’s exhibitions will introduce you to the many facets of Hilton Head Island's people and events, putting you directly in touch with elements from art to artifact.

Depending upon the exhibition, there are often demonstrations, talks, and workshops scheduled during the year. Some artists will paint in the gallery or ‘plein air’ on site during their show while others will present workshops about how to take nature photographs. For our younger visitors, several of the exhibitions feature custom scavenger hunts or other activities.

Adding the personal touch, many exhibitions have ‘artist coffees,’ demonstrations or classes offered during their installation. Here you can meet many of the exhibiting artists at gallery walks and coffees. It is a great opportunity to get to know the artists, their methods, and hear one on one their vision, methods, inspiration for their works, and more.

LOWCOUNTRY
THROUGH THE SEASONS

March 3 – April 28

The Coastal Discovery Museum is pleased to present a selection of images from the members of the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island. This year’s exhibition focuses on the seasons and changes in our environment over the course of the year. Explore eighty images of our Lowcountry scenes by local photographers.

LOWCOUNTRY
THROUGH THE SEASONS

March 3 – April 28

The Coastal Discovery Museum is pleased to present a selection of images from the members of the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island. This year’s exhibition focuses on the seasons and changes in our environment over the course of the year. Explore eighty images of our Lowcountry scenes by local photographers.

RETURN TO NATURE:
GULLAH GEECHEE STORY

Return to Nature: Gullah Geechee Story and History is an exploration of the plight of the indigenous Americans and descendants of West Africans who inhabit the Sea Islands of South Carolina. This exhibition features dynamic bodies of work that examine the evolution of Gullah Geechee art, while chronicling history in relation to nature.

Featured artists include Jonathan Green, Sam Doyle, Amiri Farris, Natalie Daise, Diane Britton Dunham, Arriane King -Comer, James Denmark, Hank D. Herring, and Victoria Smalls.

While the artists depict aspects of the lives of ordinary people, the layered textures, and rich, vivid colors emanate the celebration of Creole culture, the vitality of the subject, and nobility. Both the art and the objects featured in this exhibition introduce its viewer to a culture, which is dominated by the honoring of ancestors, agriculture, sea island living, spirituality, and cultural heritage memories.

May 3rd - June 25th
Opening reception: May 13th from 5-7 PM

Imagery by Amiri Farris

RETURN TO NATURE
GULLAH GEECHEE STORY

Return to Nature: Gullah Geechee Story and History is an exploration of the plight of the indigenous Americans and descendants of West Africans who inhabit the Sea Islands of South Carolina. This exhibition features dynamic bodies of work that examine the evolution of Gullah Geechee art, while chronicling history in relation to nature.

Featured artists include Jonathan Green, Sam Doyle, Amiri Farris, Natalie Daise, Diane Britton Dunham, Arriane King -Comer, James Denmark, Hank D. Herring, and Victoria Smalls.

While the artists depict aspects of the lives of ordinary people, the layered textures, and rich, vivid colors emanate the celebration of Creole culture, the vitality of the subject, and nobility. Both the art and the objects featured in this exhibition introduce its viewer to a culture, which is dominated by the honoring of ancestors, agriculture, sea island living, spirituality, and cultural heritage memories.

May 3rd - June 25th Opening reception:May 13th from 5-7 PM

Imagery by Amiri Farris

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