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Can’t You Sea? | Ocean Plastic ARTifacts Opening Day

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2019 for the FREE opening of the Art Museum’s summer exhibit, Can’t You Sea? | Ocean Plastic ARTifacts.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
Free
11 am – 3 pm

Scheduled Events:

11:30 a.m. | Meet the Ocean Lakes team and learn about their iCare recycling program.
12N | Unveiling of Environmental Sculpture’s Octopus outdoor sculpture on the Museum’s front lawn. As a group, we’ll assist Jim Swaim with stuffing the Octopus with plastic. Stay connected via social media to find out the name of our new friend on Saturday, June 8th!
1 p.m. | Gallery talk with artist/activist Pam Longobardi followed by a book signing featuring her book Drifters.
2 p.m. | Photo Op with the Museum’s GenZ Curatorial Team in the Museum’s lobby.

Ongoing Events:

Film Screening | A Plastic Ocean
A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us.
KidsArt Plastic Prints Project in the second floor studio
Can’t You Sea? I Spy game for children of all ages.
The Museum Shop has new, eco-friendly items inspired by Can’t You Sea? | Ocean Plastic ARTifacts. Our new inventory includes jewelry that helps reduce ocean plastic through upcycling, informative books by authors participating in our Planet or PlasticLecture Series, pet supplies and more!

 

For more information, please call the Art Museum at 843.238.2510 and stay connected with us on social media and our website.

Can’t You Sea? is proudly sponsored by:

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Phone:
843.238.2510
Email:
info@myrtlebeachartmuseum.org
Website:
www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org

Venue

Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Phone:
843.238.2510

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.