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Culture in the Carolinas

Our arts are about as eclectic as they get, with philharmonic orchestras and bluegrass bands (sometimes together). Prima ballerinas and barefoot interpretive dancers. Little theatres and equity performances. Museums known the world over. And artistic creations that make you want to sell Grandmother’s silver to get your hands on a piece. Read on. No pearls required – but always appreciated. Scroll down and learn more! ⏬

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Get experienced advice from Carolina insiders on local painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, glass artisans, potters, and woodworkers.   Our artist vibe is strong and you’ll want pieces to adorn your home.

Best oyster knives, showing a fusion of creative and practical. Hold a magnificent red oak bowl and see artistic expression.

Enjoy the feel of a basket made from our own longleaf pine needles.   Explore the utter comfort of a squishy chair

Discover one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry that showcase your own inimitable style. Thrill to photography that doubles as a map of Lowcountry soul.

Or choose pottery that is both functional and wildly attractive.

There’s more.  Meet the famous faces who were nurtured here and practice their art in the Carolinas.  Musicians who pierce your soul with their tenor sax, beloved writers and poets, actors, from Aziz Ansari to Vanna White, sports legends, from Shoeless Joe Jackson, to Michael Jordan.

Past, present, future.  

Life’s good in the Carolinas. A house is a home. Neighborhoods are made up of friends. Expect a warm, friendly, environment with peaceful Sundays and bustling Mondays. If you are resettling to launch the next life-stage, the Carolinas offer tranquility for anyone seeking good times in an environment that allows your creative spirit to thrive.  Take a look!