Since the beginning of this millennium, the Museum has proudly hosted Free Community Family Days for Museum visitors of all ages to celebrate the diversity of culture along the Grand Strand. Each celebration is a mélange of food, music, dance, performance, crafts, lectures, markets and displays, generously sponsored by community-minded businesses.
These events include:
Our next Free Community Family Day:
Dia de los Muertos, Saturday, October 29, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This annual event is fun for the whole family! Join us on Saturday, October 29th from 11 am – 3 pm as we turn the Art Museum into a cultural celebration in honor of Dia de los Muertos! This free family day is sure to be fun for the whole family.
Festivities include: altar in honor of Mexican artist Raúl Anguiano | family workshops to create papel picado (paper banners), sugar skulls, painted pumpkin skulls, dancing skeletons and calavera (skeleton) masks | Spanish/English translation game | sampling of traditional breads and Mexican hot chocolate | face painting | lotería (bingo) | music | children’s literature display | videos | authentic Mexican food by Fiesta Mexicana | Raúl Anguiano-inspired mural | Zumba dancing (11:15) | Criss Cross Mangosauce bilingual music and stories (11:30 and 12:45) | Day of the Dead lecture (12N) | roving Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara (1) | traditional dancing with Ballet Folklorico St. James (2:15) | children’s piñata (2:50) | schedule subject to change
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
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Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.