Juried Art Exhibition

Venue: The Historic Dock Street Theatre Drawing Room
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: FREE
On View: Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28 9:00am to 7:00pm
Monday, October 1 – Wednesday October 3 9:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday, October 4 and Friday, October 5 9:00am to 7:30pm
Call (843)724-7305 for Weekend Hours

Annually, this juried art exhibition features Southeastern artists who work in a range of styles and media. Viewers can discover oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, mixed media and graphite works during this exhibition.

This year’s juror is Victoria Smalls, Program Manager for the International African American Museum. Smalls joined the International African American Museum after five years of service with the Penn Center National Landmark District as Director of History, Art and Culture, Director of Development and Public Relations from 2012 through 2017.

First Prize
Addelle Sanders – Community

Second Prize
Bob Graham – The Sleeping Man

Third Prize
Amiri Farris – Moja past print future

Honorable Mentions
Jaclyn Wukela – Lemesha II

Lynda English – Island Fishing

Featured Artists:

Debbie Broadway, ‘Harriet Tubman- Moses, Soldier, Scout, Woman of God’
Lynda English, ‘Island Fishing’
Amiri Farris, ‘MOJA Past Print Future’
Bob Graham, ‘The Sleeping Man’
Carla Johannesmeyer, ‘Bajan Orange Swan Street’
Kim LeDee, ‘The Choice is Yours: 50th Commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre’
Kenish Magwood, ‘A Tribute to the Emanuel 9′
Addelle Sanders, ‘Community’
Elayna Shakur, ‘Butterfly Free’
Nina Uccello, ‘AME Church’
Jaclyn Wukela, ‘Lemesha II’
Ellen Zisholtz, ‘Mississippi Welcomes You’

The Gullah Lady

Friday, September 28; 7:00pm
Friday, October 5; 7:00pm
Venue: Old Bethel United Methodist Church
Address: 222 Calhoun Street
Admission: $21

Extending the Old Bethel Series, The Gullah Lady will be performed in this historic church by Sharon Cooper Murray as she shares stories and songs in the Gullah-Geechee language.

PURE Theatre presents Sweat

Thursday, October 4 at 7:30pm; Friday, October 5 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, October 6 at 7:30 pm; Sunday, October 7 at 3:00pm
Venue: Historic Dock Street Theatre
Address: 135 Church Street
Admission: Reserved Seating $32 Adults; $15 Students with ID

PURE Theatre presents Sweat by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Lynn Nottage.

Filled with humor and tremendous heart, Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize.

Wona Womalan West African Drumming and Dance

Date: Friday, October 5
Time: 9:30am
Venue: Charleston County Public Library
Address: 68 Calhoun
Admission: Free

Wona Womalan brings an appreciation of West Africa’s vibrant and beautiful musical art to audiences of all ages. The ensemble dives into a breathtaking explosion of high energy and visually spectacular drumming, singing and dance.

4th Graders Readout

Date: Friday, October 5
Venue: Participating CCSD Schools

A MOJA Tradition, this outreach program invites 4th grade students from pre-selected Charleston County Schools to participate in a special in-school reading program in which students receive a free copy of the featured book.¬† This year’s selection is “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by Vashti Harrison.

Friends of MOJA Exclusive

Date: Friday, October 5
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: The Schoolhouse
Address: 720 Magnolia Road
Admission: Friends of MOJA Exclusive, if your membership isn’t up to date please renew today, or if you would like to become a friend of MOJA click here.
Please Call (843)724-7305 to RSVP

Join us and the Friends of MOJA for an intimate evening of entertainment with Da’rrell Ravenell and the Peace of Mind Band.