Annual Art Museum Major Fundraiser Keeps Growing The Sun News | March 6, 2017 | Pages 3A, 6A The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Museum of Art continues building on a major fundraiser with its 17th annual Spring Tour of Homes. This benefit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, will cover six residences in northern Myrtle Beach city neighborhoods: one each on […]
Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC, Offers Companion Quilt Exhibits Carolina Arts, February 2017, Page 27 Created in the isolated African-American hamlet of Gee’s Bend, AL, a unique style of handmade quilts was discovered by the art world in the 1960s. These Gee’s Bend quilts have been exhibited at galleries and museums around the country, among them the Franklin […]
Quilts Translate to Fine-Art Prints at Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum South Carolina Federation of Museums GoodMUSE! Newsletter Winter 16/17 In the isolated African-American hamlet of Gee’s Bend, AL, located along the Alabama River, women made quilts to keep themselves and their children warm in often unheated houses that lacked running water, telephones and electricity – from the post-Civil war era well […]
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Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.