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.

  Dia de los Muertos
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

2013 Dia de los Muertos celebration


2013 Bag Ladies Luncheon



Free Family Day: Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, November 1 , 2014, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

A Mexican-American celebration honoring an important artist in history. Activities include: authentic Dia de los Muertos altar, family workshops to create papel picado (paper banners) and sugar skulls, authentic Mexican crafts, sampling of traditional breads & Mexican hot chocolate, face painting, Loteria (bingo), music, children's literature display, videos, authentic Mexican food, mural, Day of the Dead lecture, folk tales and storytelling, Traditional Dancing and Mariachi music and children's pinata.

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10th Annual Bag Ladies Luncheon

Monday, November 10, 2014, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

at the Grande Dunes Members Club

This lively and unusual fundraiser for the Art Museum features a fun-filled auction of vintage, gently used, one-of-a-kind and new ladies' handbags in an elegant luncheon setting. This is a wonderful opportunity for ladies who love art to support the Grand Strand's only art Museum and to mingle with kindred spirits in a unique way.

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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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