One of the cornerstones of a great community is its ability to support the arts. Without arts, we are missing a critical part of the human spirit. Arts connect us to the world, helps our children dream, connects us to the community, strengthen relationships, create conversations, and gives life to stories that should never be forgotten. Below you’ll find information on SOBA and art galleries in Bluffton, SC.

Signs for Creative Arts in Bluffton

Art Gallery Entrance
The Red Piano Art Gallery located on Calhoun Street.

SOBA Society of Bluffton Artists was established in the spring of 1994 by seven local artists who all had a common vision. Promoting a stimulating community environment for the visual arts and assist area students and artists in enhancing their artistic abilities.

Art Gallery
LA Petite Gallerie on Calhoun Street.

Interested in art classes and workshops? SOBA has many great offerings including acrylics for beginners and intermediates, watercolors and oils. Classes will be held in the SOBA Center for Creative Arts next door to the SOBA Gallery at 8 Church Street, Bluffton unless noted otherwise. The schedule is subject to change. Please make reservations in advance for all workshops. Art teachers’ compensation for their time and expertise depends on the minimum number of students per class. Registration commits you, the teacher, and SOBA. To enroll please chose your class(es) here on their web site and register with a credit card or PayPal, or pick up a form at the gallery which you may  fill out, enclose a check or money order or credit card information, and mail in to SOBA, Barbara Pecce, PO Box 1972, Bluffton, SC 29910.

Art Work Outside Art Gallery

Learn about their membership levels by Clicking HereThey offer a standard membership, an Exhibiting Membership, and Friends of SOBA. They offer classes and workshops, too. To learn more about their classes and workshops click here.

Art Shop on Calhoun Street

If you’re visiting Bluffton and love the visual arts, take time to stop by SOBA or one of the many art galleries in Old Town Bluffton. If you’re going to have an extended stay, we recommend contacting SOBA in advance to register for an art class. This a great way to learn more about Bluffton and the local art scene.

Society of Bluffton Artists
Mailing Address: P.O. BOX 1972, Bluffton, SC 29910
Gallery Address: 6 Church Street, Bluffton, SC 29910
Center for the Creative Arts: 8 Church Street, Bluffton, SC 29910

Gallery Hours: 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday, Sunday 11:30am-3pm
Gallery: (843) 757-6586 or

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Below is a list of Art Galleries in Bluffton.

Maye River Art Gallery
Address37 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone(843) 757-2633
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The Filling Station Art Gallery
Address69 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone(843) 263-4796
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Pluff Mudd Art
Address27 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone(843) 757-5590
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La Petite Gallery
Address56 Calhoun St, Bluffton, SC 29910
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Red Piano Art Gallery
Address40 Calhoun St Suite #201, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone(843) 842-4433
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Preston Studio
Address10 Church St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone(843) 757-3084
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