The College of Charleston Architecture and Art History Club

Exploring historic Charleston's visual arts and architecture culture. Join our group ( The Architecture and Art History club intends to provide resources and opportunities for students to evaluate the aesthetic and social meanings of visual culture and history while developing the intellectual tools necessary to engage in analytical and critical study of art and architectural works.


First art walk of the semester! Come enjoy Charleston's local galleries & some snacks along the way!


Still haven't found a reason to get over to the newly restored Gibbes? Well here is a perfect excuse! Come join us Wednesday night to see a film about one of the worlds most famous painters! Be sure to bring your student ID for free admission.


Come join us for our last event of the semester! Free snacks for will be provided so it'll be a great time. Message us with any questions.


Join us at Fire at 5 PM on Friday before we head off to see some local galleries!


Fun event this week! Dinner and the new installment of the Da Vinci Code. Rides can be provided to the theatre if you RSVP.


Amazing volunteer opportunity! Message us if you are interested in helping out spread the history of Beaufort.


Drinks, snacks, and art....need I say more? Please RSVP to this event so we can make dinner arrangements!


A&AH Club's first event for the fall semester! We will be meeting at 5:30 in Simons so we can walk together as a group.


The Architecture and Art History Club was fortunate enough to get a tour to McLeod Plantation last weekend!


The Architecture and Art History Club will be taking a tour at McLeod Plantation on April 16! Please RSVP to this event by emailing Miranda Symons at [email protected] Rides will be provided when you RSVP!


Simons Medal of Excellence Awarded to Robert A.M. Stern | SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Don't forget TONIGHT at 6pm College of Charleston will be presenting well-renowned architect Robert A. M. Stern with the Simons Medal. This is a wonderful once in a lifetime experience right here on campus, so come out and enjoy with us! 6pm in the Recital Hall in the Simons Center. Simons Medal of Excellence Awarded to Robert A.M. Stern By mccauleyn | March 21, 2016 0 Comment The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to Robert A.M. Stern for outstanding work in des…


Trivia night Thursday night open to all CofC students! Prizes will be given to the winners! The time has been changed to 6 PM. It'll be a really great time so come and learn some more Art History facts!


ANGELS & DEMONS (2009) - Official Movie Trailer

Hello everyone! Don't forget we're having our first even of the semester TONIGHT! We will be having another movie night in Simons 309 at 6:30pm. Tonight's movie is Angels & Demons, a movie based on the Dan Brown novel of the same name. Popcorn will be provided! Check out the trailer below and we'll see you tonight!

Angels & Demons (2009) Director: Ron Howard Starring: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer and Stellan Skarsgård. I do NOT own this video or right to it. T...


The Monuments Men - Official Trailer (2013) George Clooney, Matt Damon [HD]

Movie Night [email protected]:30 in Simons 309! We will be watching The Monuments Men, which is based on true events. Check out the trailer here:

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Fun new event coming up in just 2 weeks! Watch the trailer here to find out more about the movie!


We have a wonderful event this Saturday! We will be visiting the McLeod Plantation on Saturday at 1 PM. Please RSVP if you need a ride to Miranda Symons at 864.354.7749


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[04/22/15]   As this semester comes to a close, we have decided to hold one last event. We are planning a trip to see "Woman in Gold" next Tuesday, April 28. We are also thinking about getting some dinner before hand at Crust. If you are interested, please contact Miranda Symons ([email protected]) so we can work out rides if needed. More details to come! 04/01/2015

The AAH Club will visit Magnolia Plantation on Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm. We need 15 people (but no more than 20) to make this happen. If you want to see this beautiful picturesque or Romantic garden, please email Dr. Goudy or Andrew Staton to get on the list!


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[03/18/15]   We will visit Magnolia Plantation this Sunday, March 22 at 2:00 pm if we get a group of 15. So far, we only have 8. If you'd like to go with us, send Dr. Goudy an email ([email protected]).


“Reappraising the Fortress City: Risk, Security, and Military Urbanism” After listening to Jon Coaffe’s convocation speech on October 16, 2014, I developed this summary and analysis of his presentation. Coffee’s research was inter-disciplinary involving different fields of knowledge including urban studies, architecture, geography, and political science. The research pr… 12/12/2014

Silencing Homer, a Response

Here's a blog on "Silencing Homer," an event that Prof. Ibarra organized last October. On October fifteenth I ventured to Sotille Theater to see “Silencing Homer, The Iliad and the Odyssey in Early Cinema”. The production was put on by The Archaeological Institute of America and the College of Charleston. It consisted of three short films with piano accompaniment. The audience was sup… 12/12/2014

The Cultural Significance of Color: Absorbing Professor Compton’s Lecture on Early Florentine...

Here's a response for Prof. Compton's lecture earlier this term. In early September I had the pleasure of attending Professor Rebekah Compton’s lecture entitled “The Glory of Color: Pigments in Early Florentine Altarpieces” in the College of Charleston’s Simons Center for the Arts. By using Giovanni Dal Ponte’s Madonna and Child Enthroned as a means to introduce…


Here's the photo of our officers inside the news story. 11/20/2014

Art History Students to Build Wall While Gaining Resume-Building Skills

The College of Charleston news wrote a little story about the workshop we will be having on Saturday. The College’s Architecture & Art History Club is conducting a wall-building workshop to help develop curriculum for use in Charleston County schools. 11/10/2014

Mepkin Abbey - Trappist Monastery, Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Want to go to Mepkin Abbey this Saturday for an architectural tour? Send Dr. Goudy an email. We will also see the Kress Exhibition in the library and may speak with the abbot. Mepkin Abbey is a community of Roman Catholic monks established in 1949 on the site of the historic Mepkin Plantation located on the Cooper River, north of Charleston, South Carolina. Founded by the monks of Gethsemani in Kentucky, the brothers of Mepkin belong to the worldwide Order of Cistercians…


Join us alongside other college of charleston students, historic charleston foundation and crop up for a day at Romney St. urban garden.
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Brick-by-Brick: Building a Curriculum on a Brick Wall (Call for Participation)

Want to build a brick wall with us? Send Meagan an email! The College of Charleston Architecture & Art History Club will host Brick-by-Brick: Building a Curriculum on a Brick Wall on Saturday, November 22 at the American College of Building Arts. The purpose of this event is to give the College of Charleston students hands-on experience with masonry and c…


Architecture and Art History Club officers Audrey Marhoefer and Caroline Agid spent their Friday night volunteering for the American College of the Building Arts Red Party, a fundraising event for the college. Way to go ladies!


The Historic Preservation Club and The Architecture and Art History Club teamed up to help local non-profits, Crop-Up and Historic Charleston Foundation and The New Israel Reformed Episcopal Church work on their Romney St. community urban garden. What a great way to enjoy a beautiful Saturday!

[10/09/14]   Hello everyone! Hope you are all getting excited for our event this Friday- a tour of the Heyward-Washington house with focus on architecture and decorative arts. We will be meeting at 3 in front of the house (87 Church Street). The fee is $8- normally it's $10 for a basic house tour and $15 for a specialized tour so this is a deal! Can't wait to see you there!


The College of Charleston Architecture and Art History Club's cover photo


Architecture and Art History Club's visit to the Gibbes Museum before closing for renovations.




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