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


A Tibetan Monk creating a sand mandala


Charles Williams, In Seconds #2, 2014, oil on canvas, 6' x 6'








The Sacred Art of The Sand Mandala

Monday, March 30 - Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Art Museum with Gabrielle Plaza-Goldschmidt and Dr. Leonard Goldschmidt, Esq. present this program by Tibetan Monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery

Watch this remarkable event unfold day by day at the Art Museum. See a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting being painstakingly poured grain by grain to generate energies for global health, healing and peace.

All events are free and open to the public.


Opening Ceremony: Monday, March 30, 2 - 6:30 p.m.

Construction of mandala; and for families, a community mandala and coloring pages: Tuesday, March 31 - Friday, April 3, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closing Ceremony with dispersal of mandala into ocean: Saturday, April 4, 2 p.m.

*Yoga in Common will hold Meditation Workshops on Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2, 3 - 4:30 p.m. All meditation workshop donations support the Monastery.*

Download Flyer (pdf)


Free Docent Tour with Charles Williams

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Enjoy a free artist-led docent tour with Charles Williams through Swim: An Artist's Journey. Reservations necessary, 843.238.2510.



Join Our Email List

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

Give Now!

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.

2013 Member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
American Alliance of Museums
Blue Star Museums