About the Gaillard

Our purpose: Enriching Lives Through Unforgettable Experiences

Our core values

Creating Exceptional Experiences: We will exceed customers’ expectations.
Inspiring and Educating:
We present engaging and diverse programming to all audiences.
Committing to Quality and Creativity:
We are dedicated to improving our performance.
Operating with Professionalism and Integrity:
We will do the right thing the right way. We each own our daily interactions with others. We empower our individual employees. We respect each other and commit to work in a caring and team-oriented environment.
Engaging the Community:
We are a trusted, collaborative and valued partner throughout our community.

One of the Holy City’s most notable spaces, the Charleston Gaillard Center is a 501c3 non-profit that provides the Lowcountry with a world-class performance hall, elegant venue space, and vibrant educational opportunities. 

In the last 5 years, our Education and Community program has provided arts-enhanced, education programs to 130+ schools, covered the cost of transportation for 999 buses and impacted over 89,000 students in the tri-county region, all while maintaining a 68% barrier-free program. 

Our Story

Learn more about our purpose, core values, and mission as a nonprofit.

Our Foundation

Learn more about the Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall Foundation.

Meet Our Board

See a list of our leadership, including our officers and board members.

Meet Our Team

Meet our team, learn more about our open positions and see available internships.

Join Our Team

We want to cultivate an inspirational, creative place where people love to be. Learn more about our open positions and internships.

Become A Volunteer

Learn more about becoming a volunteer usher for our performances and events.

Request A Ticket Donation

Request a ticket donation for your organization or event.

Visit Our Press Room

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Learn About Our Previous Seasons

See our previous seasons and the amazing artists who have performed at the Gaillard Center.