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‘A Modern Twist’ Pays Off

‘A Modern Twist’ Pays Off by Ettie Newlands Carolina Forest Chronicle, June 1, 2017, Vol. X, No. 31 Front page, continued on page A3 Timothy Hunter hopes Vermeer would be pleased. Johannes Vermeer’s 17th century oil on canvas, Girl With a Pearl Earring, shows the left side of a Caucasian girl’s face, wearing one pearl earring. Hunter’s oil painting, Girl […]

Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South

Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South Grand Strand Magazine | June – July 2017 Food & Wine | Quickbite | pgs. 152-153 Coming June 10, the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is celebrating our Southern culinary heritage with the new exhibit, Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South Food […]

Last Look

Last Look | Girl with Two Pearl Earrings by Timothy Hunter [AAST], oil, 24″ x 32″, Best in Show 2017 Timothy Hunter, a senior at the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology, took home the Best in Show award at the Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 18th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art […]

Last Look

Last Look | Wonder Wheel by Colleen Bang, 2016, acrylic, 20″ x 26″, Best in Show 2016 Grand Strand Magazine, April – May 2017 To honor the integral role that the Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild played in the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum’s establishment, the art museum proudly hosts the guild’s annual spring juried art exhibition, now […]

Last Look

Last Look | African Memories by Jonathan Green, 2007, oil on canvas, 20″ x 26″ Grand Strand Magazine, February-March 2017 To complement the fiber-rich exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilts and prints as well as that of Cozbi Cabrera’s dolls, quilts, and paintings, the Frankling G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is presenting visitors with works from their permanent collection from […]

Annual Art Museum Major Fundraiser Keeps Growing

Annual Art Museum Major Fundraiser Keeps Growing The Sun News | March 6, 2017 | Pages 3A, 6A The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Museum of Art continues building on a major fundraiser with its 17th annual Spring Tour of Homes. This benefit, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, will cover six residences in northern Myrtle Beach city neighborhoods: one each on […]

Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum to Present Companion Exhibits to Gee’s Bend Quilts

Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC, Offers Companion Quilt Exhibits Carolina Arts, February 2017, Page 27 Created in the isolated African-American hamlet of Gee’s Bend, AL, a unique style of handmade quilts was discovered by the art world in the 1960s. These Gee’s Bend quilts have been exhibited at galleries and museums around the country, among them the Franklin […]

Quilts Translate to Fine-Art Prints in Art Museum Exhibit

Quilts Translate to Fine-Art Prints at Burroughs-Chapin Art Museum South Carolina Federation of Museums GoodMUSE! Newsletter Winter 16/17 In the isolated African-American hamlet of Gee’s Bend, AL, located along the Alabama River, women made quilts to keep themselves and their children warm in often unheated houses that lacked running water, telephones and electricity – from the post-Civil war era well […]

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First by Louisiana P. Bendolph | Color aquatint and softground etching on paper, 31″ x 27″ Grand Strand Magazine | December – January 2017 Since their first appearance at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in 2002, the quilts of Gee’s Bend have been the subject of national critical acclaim and popularity. Made by multiple generations of African-American women from […]

THE FRANKLIN G. BURROUGHS-SIMEON B. CHAPIN ART MUSEUM IN MYRTLE BEACH

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.