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Culture and The Arts in Hilton Head & Bluffton

Hilton Head and Bluffton are more than sleepy, seaside towns. With some of the finest art galleries in South Carolina, live music venues, and year-round dance/theater productions, you are assured to find something your artistic side will enjoy.

There are numerous theaters and musical organizations in the area that utilize local talents for those who enjoy performance art. See the list below for creative networks and guilds offering memberships, classes, workshops, and summer camps.

Be sure to check out the Festivals page for many local celebrations that feature the arts!

Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head

Beaufort Arts Council

Cultural Trail Map of Hilton Head

Performance Arts & Venues

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Beaufort Symphony Orchestra

Hilton Head Choral Society

Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra

Lean Ensemble Theater

Main Stage Community Theatre

May River Theatre

Shore Notes


USCB Center for the Arts

Dance Studios & Clubs

Alliance Dance Academy

Bluffton School of Dance

Carolina Collective Dance Centre

Hilton Head Ballroom Dance Studio

Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club

Hilton Head Dance Theatre

Public Art Displays on Hilton Head 

Coastal Discovery Museum

World Affairs Council of Hilton Head 

Creative Networks & Classes

ARCO Music Academy

Art League of Hilton Head

Camera Club of Hilton Head

Hilton Head Pottery

Island Writers Network

Palmetto Quilt Guild

Pat Conroy Literary Center

Photography Club of Beaufort

Society of Bluffton Artists