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Myrtle Beach's Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum continually explores avenues for providing educational experiences in the visual arts.
  KidsArt at the Art MuseumGet a hands-on education at the Art Museum.
 
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Children:

 

KidsArt

Mommy and Me! (and Daddies too!)

Age: 3-4 years old

Free with family membership, $5 for non-members

10-11 a.m.

Thursday, January 8

Thursday, February 8

Thursday, March 5

Thursday, April 2

Thursday, May 7

Thursday, September 3

Thursday, October 1

Thursday, November 5

Thursday, December 3

Saturday Art Adventures

Age: 5-7 years old

Free with family membership, $10 for non-members

10 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Saturday, December 13: The "Dream World"

Inspired by the mythical sculptures of Binh Pho, the children will make their dreams come alive in clay.

Saturday, January 10 or 24

Saturday, February 14 or 28

Saturday, March 14 or 28

Saturday, April 11 or 25

Saturday, September 12 or 26

Saturday, October 10 or 24

Saturday, November 14

Saturday, December 12

 

Age: 8-12 years old

Free with family membership, $10 for non-members

1-2:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, December 13: Dreams vs. Realty

The children will explore the mythical sculptures by Binh Pho and create a mixed media piece demonstrating their idea of the "Dream World" vs. the "Real World"

Saturday, January 10 or 24

Saturday, February 14 or 28

Saturday, March 14 or 28

Saturday, April 11 or 25

Saturday, September 12 or 26

Saturday, October 10 or 24

Saturday, November 14

Saturday, December 12

Pre-registration is required for all KidsArt classes. Please contact Arielle at 843.238.2510 or afatuova@myrtlebeachartmuseum.org

KidsArt classes are generously sponsored by:

 

 

 

 

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Tami Springs Brooks in Thanksgiving for her children Christi, Jerrett, Boni Belle and her grandson Landon

Girl Scout KidsArt

These classes are specifically designed for Girl Scouts to work towards earning their patches! Each class includes a tour of the Museum, teaching Museum etiquette and an art project in the studio. Choose which project fits best to earn the badge you need. Pre-registration is required. Contact Arielle to register, 843.238.2510 or afatuova@myrtlebeachartmuseum.org. Each class has a fee of $10 and meets 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, December 6: Girl Power

Exploring the art of famous female artists, the Scouts will create their own masterpieces inspired by their favorite female artist's work.

Saturday, January 17

Saturday, February 21

Saturday, March 21

Saturday, April 18

Saturday, September 189

Saturday, October 17

Saturday, November 21

Saturday, December 19


Tours

Docent tours for school groups are provided at no charge. Contact the Museum to schedule at least two weeks in advance.


Field Trips

Let images like those in student art books come alive as they view actual artwork hanging on the walls of our galleries. Contact our Children's Education Coordinator for help planning the perfect class outing.


ArtTrunks

ArtTrunks are available for loan to schools and community groups at no cost. There are currently six different ArtTrunks available for loan, for a maximum of two weeks. The ArtTrunks were designed to complement visual arts exhibitions at the Art Museum. Each has materials for most grade levels and includes: posters, books, audiocassettes, CDs, videos and teacher's resource guide. These resources are designed to strengthen students' appreciation of art, prepare students for a Museum visit, and tie visual art into the teaching of various subject areas. To request an ArtTrunk, contact Arielle Fatuova via email or at (843) 238-2510.


The nine ArtTrunks available include: Ansel Adams: Masterworks, John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist, Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, The Survey of Gee's Bend Quilts, Jasper Johns: 41 Years of Prints, The Fabric of Jazz, Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society, The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Jonathan Green.

Summer KidsArt

KidsArt Summer Programs are offered to children ages 5 through 7 and 8 through 12. Explore our summer exhibit with guided discovery and create artwork inspired by what you saw. Special sessions offered to summer groups, please call for more details.

Following the Art Museum's successful summer program format, KidsArt workshops are designed for community group visits and for individual participants. As in the past, these exciting, enriching and creative programs will take place in the Museum's bright and inviting studio. Exhibit tours and an introduction to Museum etiquette are included with stimulating art activities.

Pre-registration is required to all KidsArt classes. Call Arielle at 843.238.2510 to register.

Classes for individuals

$45 members and $55 for non-members (includes daily instruction, art supplies and a snack)

Summer KidsArt classes fill up quickly and may already be at capacity. If this happens please put your name on the wait list or put a group together and schedule a date for one of the group activities.

Classes for Groups

Free of charge. Classes are for children aged 5 - 12 years old.

Summer classes are sponsored by:

 

 

 

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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
appreciated

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

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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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