While a long-term endowment fund was started in 2007, the Museum relies on individual memberships, grants, sponsorships, annual gifts and business donations to support our daily operations - gifts that allow the Art Museum to remain admission-free and to be open six-days a week, 52 weeks a year.

Darell Koons, House at Sunset, 1972, polymer,

13-1/4" x 15-1/4"

Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
These programs include numerous lectures, docent tours, workshops, KidsArt and adult classes, as well as three Free Family Days per year featuring live entertainment and a host of activities for all ages. And all at a Museum which has been admission-free since 2003!

How can you help the Museum keep this tradition alive? In addition to joining our Museum as an individual or business, consider:


- Museum Membership
- One-time donation
- Annual donation
- Memorial gifts
- Planned Giving

For more information on individual memberships and other special gifts, please contact Patricia Goodwin, Executive Director 843-238-2510 or at



- Full or partial sponsorship of exhibitions or events
- Annual/sustaining donations
- Annual Business Membership

- An annual membership fee of $1,000 or $500 gives companies the following benefits:

     - Invitations to exclusive opening receptions
      - Museum memberships for four employees
      - Discounted facility rentals for business entertaining
      - Complimentary Art Museum catalogues, posters and publications
Special recognition in the Museum's quarterly newsletter
       - Recognition on the Museum's website, exhibition text panels, print ads and in the Museum's reception room

View our new and renewing members and donors and Business Members

For Business Memberships and Exhibit/Event Sponsorships, please contact Patricia Goodwin, Executive Director, at 843-238-2510 or



In addition to purchasing tickets for these events, sponsorships are available for businesses and individuals.


Annual Spring Tour of Homes



Annual Bag Ladies Luncheon


Annual Fund

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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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