We strive to engage our community and our visitors through unique and interactive public programs for people of all ages. These include receptions for new exhibits and their artists, when possible; tours, lectures, panel discussions and seminars on topics ranging from literature and the visual arts to current affairs; and our Free Family Day events.

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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina












Flowers by Chagall: A Lecture by Vivian R. JacobsOn

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

"Art is the increasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding." Such were words of Marc Chagall. A passion for nature in the form of flowers, tress, birds and animals fill the artworks every form of his magnificent creations. This lecture will bring this concept of how Chagall brought his love of flowers to his numerous works of art. Flowers were consistently present in his studio to give him inspiration and for making his artistic ideas become reality.


Free Family Day: Chinese New Year

Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Year of the Ram.

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4th Annual Collectors' Event

Sunday, February 22, 2015, 5 - 7 p.m. (preview the artwork at 4 p.m.)

at Collectors Cafe

This event will provide seasoned art collectors and newcomers alike with a great opportunity to acquire works of art while supporting the Art Museum and our community of artists. A drawing for 100 pieces of artwork from local, regional and internationally-known artists. With a $100 ticket admission, each ticket holder will go home with an original work of art valued at $100 and upwards.

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15th Annual Spring Tour of Homes

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Eagerly anticipated each year in Myrtle Beach, the Art Museum's Annual Tour of Homes features an array of spectacular houses and the opportunity to enjoy a buffet luncheon with an ocean view at The Dunes Club.

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Monday: closed
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Admission is Free,
but donations are

3100 South Ocean Boulevard
(across from Springmaid Pier)
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
phone 843.238.2510
fax 843.238.2910

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For bus tours or groups of 20 or more please see Docent Tours.

Accessibility: Elevator access at ground floor under the building (call button activated). Wheelchair available on request. Handicap parking in front of the Museum.

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