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








Members' Shopping Week

Tuesday, December 2 - Sunday, December 7, 2014

Just in time for holiday shopping, our Members' Shopping Week provides members with 20% discounts on Museum Shop merchandise. Enjoy mulled cider and spicy pumpkin bread while selecting handcrafted and art-related gifts.

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Turning and Embellishing: A Demonstration

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 12 - 3 p.m.

Join artists Binh Pho and members of the Wilmington Area Woodturners Association (WAWA) for a demonstration of woodturning, airbrushing and wood piercing techniques.



12 - 1 p.m.: Watch Binh Pho turn a wood log into a paper thin wall bowl using a large lathe;

1:30 - 3 p.m.: Binh Pho will demonstrate airbrushing and wood piercing while members of WAWA turn various objects on mini lathes.


Holiday Cookie Swap

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Prices: $20 per member (free for members of FAM)

               $25 per non-member
The Friends of the Art Museum invite you to bid on trays of holiday cookies from the area's best bakeries and restaurants during this festively delicious silent auction. Champagne and light hors d'oeuvres to be served.

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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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