Beaufort, South Carolina is widely known as one of America’s most charming art towns. With plenty of artists and artisans who call Beaufort home, the downtown area boasts a number of art galleries and well as historic museums. Discover creative treasures by established and emerging artists and tour museums that explore the rich history of the South Carolina Lowcountry.
Since its founding in 1991, the Arts Council has served the cultural communities of Beaufort County. The BAC maintains an ongoing dialogue with community members, artists, schools, and businesses to keep its programming fresh and pertinent to the needs of County with vibrant programs, ideas, and extensive services. TCL Campus Building 1.
The Kazoo Factory houses "Kazoobie Kazoos", America's only full-time manufacturer of plastic kazoos. Our building also houses "The Kazoo Museum", a wonderful collection of historic and interesting kazoos. We offer Factory Tours and a chance to make your own kazoo. Perfect for families, school groups, bus tours, and senior citizens. Our gift shop sells all kinds of kazoos and fun musical instruments. Open year round. Free Wi-Fi. Bus and RV Parking. Handicap Accessible.
The Pat Conroy Literary Center educates and inspires a community of readers, writers, and teachers in and beyond our home in the South Carolina lowcountry. In honor of our namesake, one of America's best-loved writers and truth-tellers, the Conroy Center continues Pat Conroy's courageous and generous-hearted legacy as a teacher, mentor, advocate, and friend to storytellers of every kind.