On Feb. 11, 2017 from noon-3 p.m., A Taste of Gullah returns to the Art Center of Coastal Carolina, located at 14 Shelter Cove Ln. Native Island heritage and culture get the star treatment at this celebration of all things Gullah. The event features lip-smacking Lowcountry specialties such as barbecue ribs, conch stew, shrimp and grits, rice and beans and okra gumbo. Fun for all ages!
Entertainment may includes storyteller Louise Cohen, the Voices of El Shaddai and the James Brothers gospel music. The Art League of Hilton Head will again host the exhibition “De Aarts Ob We People” in the Walter Greer Gallery. The show, which runs through February, features artwork created by established and emerging Lowcountry artists specializing in the Gullah tradition.
Children can make their own artistic creations. Craft selections will be listed closer to the event.
Admission is free and food and beverages will be for sale. Sponsored by SC Arts Commission & Concours d’Elegance.The Taste of Gullah Festival is Funded by a Folklife and Traditional Arts Grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission & Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’ Elegance.
For more information about A Taste of Gullah, call the Art Center of Coastal Carolina at (843) 686-3945 or go to artshhi.com.