Experience a contemporary view of Charleston

Schedule a private tour of the most exclusive artist studios and the most exciting exhibition spaces with the owners of The Southern, Erin and Justin Nathanson.

What We’ll Do

This is the ultimate guide for contemporary art collectors and enthusiasts visiting the Charleston region.

To begin, we will loosen up with a true Southern cocktail at the Vendue Art Hotel bar compliments of your hosts. Once we have established rapport, we will visit one of Charleston’s premiere exhibition spaces followed by two intimate tours of some of the most exclusive studios of Charleston’s most exciting artists.

Through our time together, you will learn how one of the country’s oldest colonial cities is influencing the contemporary artists who call it home.

Where We’ll Be

We will tour one contemporary exhibit space followed by two intimate studio visits with artists specializing in assemblage art to printmaking to mural making in this historic city. There will be an interactive element during each studio visit.

Who We Are

Erin and Justin Nathanson have been dedicated to the visual arts in the Lowcountry for a combined 20+ years. Together, they most recently established The Southern gallery of contemporary art in the Fall of 2015. The Southern seeks to exhibit important works created by artists living in the American south. The gallery’s projects have captured national and international media attention including the Wall Street Journal, American Photo Mag, Artforum, Hyperallergic, and many others.