Whether you’re a culture vulture or just looking for something fun to do that won’t break the bank, the College of Charleston School of the Arts has you covered with a wonderful array of events that are free or discounted for CofC faculty and staff.
CofC Concerts, hosted by the Department of Music, presents numerous public performances, featuring world-class visiting artists, distinguished faculty and talented students. Faculty and staff can attend the International Piano Series, the Charleston Music Fest and the 2nd Monday Series for free! In addition, the Magnetic South series, in collaboration with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, recently reduced its ticket price to $10. Learn more about the various concert series, the 2019–20 artists and season subscription opportunities.
The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art also provides a multidisciplinary laboratory for the production, presentation, interpretation and dissemination of ideas by innovative visual artists from around the world. As a non-collecting museum, the Halsey Institute creates meaningful interactions between adventurous artists and diverse communities within a context that emphasizes the historical, social and cultural importance of the art of our time – and admission to exhibitions and most events is free! Special events and opportunities are available for members. Visit the Halsey Institute’s website to learn more about the institute and its programming.
With a focus on family, the Department of Theatre and Dance‘s 2019–20 season will be fun, challenging, heart-breaking and weird. From musical theater to comedy, drama to dance, the department’s quality productions feature the works of talented students, faculty and staff, as well as guest artists. Individual tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for under 18 or 60+ guests, and $12 for CofC students and employees. Faculty and staff may also purchase $70 season subscriptions for seven shows (discounted from $125). Learn more about the productions and purchase your discounted faculty/staff season subscription or tickets.