Public Art in Charleston

1408375_grunge_fabric_10Art is everywhere in Charleston, WV!

A collaboration of National Endowment for the Arts and its “Our Town” program, the City of Charleston, Charleston Urban Renewal Authority, Charleston Area Alliance, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Arts Council of the Kanawha Valley and FestivALL Charleston, this effort seeks to entice visitors and Charleston locals alike to explore the capital city and discover its rich art scene.

The art work you can find around the city of Charleston are commissioned by public and private entities, who recognize the importance of art in improving the quality of life and space.

A guide to where you can find these amazing art works around Charleston is available for download at the Public Art Charleston website at

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones states that the Public Art Guide should “inspire civic and business leaders to understand more fully how art plays a role in our community and then identify how future projects might complement all that is already here.”