SOBA was originally established in 1991 and as a non-profit organization in 1994.
The Society is open to all adults and welcomes new members.
The gallery is located on the corner of Calhoun and Church Streets in historic
Old Town Bluffton in the Gallery Row district.
Gallery hours are 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday.
There is at least one participating artist on duty to assist you during your visit.
During any particular show approximately 100 original art works will be displayed.
As art is dynamic the show is changed every four weeks. Out of state visitors are always welcome.
THE CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS:
In addition to the 1,200 square foot gallery, SOBA has created a learning center where SOBA members
provide professional art tutoring for local school students October through April.
This is a no-cost program extended to the students and school district.
For adult continuing education in the fine arts field, the Society's outreach program schedules guest speakers who
specialize in a range of particular art forms. The Society also offers adult classes year round.
The Society of Bluffton Artists promotes a public interest in, and an appreciation of, visual arts in the community.
SOBA assists artists, at all levels of development, enhancing their artistic abilities in the visual arts.
Welcome to the Society of Bluffton Artist's web site. SOBA is a non-profit organization extablished to promote a stimulating community environment for the visual arts and assist area students and artists in enhancing their artistic abilites. The Society of Bluffton Artists is operated by artist members. Art classes are available at the Society's Center for Creative Arts, as are demonstrations throughout the year by proinent artists.
See the Exhibitions and Publicity for details on this and upcoming shows.
Please see Class schedule page for details on the following workshops and summer camps.
Instructor Pamela Brown creating art with Boys and Girls Club members in the After School Program at SOBA
Several participants at this year's K-5 Children's Art Expo reception, posing with their outstanding work!