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September 2016

Opening Reception for Celia Pearson’s Layerings | A Glimpse of Southeast Asia

September 27, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Celia Pearson's Layerings | A Glimpse of Southeast Asia Profoundly touched by the rich and layered cultures she glimpsed during two trips to Southeast Asia, photographer Celia Pearson felt challenged to stretch beyond her usual way of working. Layerings joins traditional prints with photomontages and prints on rice paper and silks. Some works are large scale, and all are deliberately unframed, which lends a sense of immediacy and fluidity and invites us to experience the work in a more intimate…

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October 2016

Opening Reception for Logan Woodle: Blessed Burdens

October 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Logan Woodle's works in metal deal with the mythologies that grow like weeds in the agrarian South. Woodle relates working in metal to that of the work of his ancestors in the fields of the family farm on which he now resides in Conway, SC. Much of their man-powered labor is now completed by machines. Woodle's handcrafted metalworks are, in turn, an ode to his ancestral past. Each piece he creates is functional and uniquely whimsical, like his sterling silver…

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Dia De Los Muertos

October 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Free

Some Museum members may have received a Dia de los Muertos invitation which includes the wrong date. Please note that the date for this event is: Saturday, October 29, 2016. Join us for our annual Free Family Day at the Art Museum: Dia de los Muertos A Mexican-American celebration for all ages Saturday, October 29, 2016 | 11 am - 3 pm This annual event is fun for the whole family! Join us on Saturday, October 29th from 11 am…

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November 2016

Bag Ladies Luncheon

November 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Dunes Golf and Beach Club, 9000 N Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 United States
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$50

Bag Ladies Luncheon Friday, November 4, 2016 | 11 am - 1 pm Dunes Golf and Beach Club 9000 N. Ocean Blvd | Myrtle Beach, SC 29572 $50 | per person Purchase tickets online.   Don’t miss this popular fall luncheon featuring a unique auction of new, artist-designed and gently used handbags; a delicious lunch, and a drawing for lots of gifts including the pièce de résistance—a stunning designer handbag. This year, this beautifully catered luncheon will be held at…

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39th Annual South Carolina Watermedia Society Juried Exhibition

November 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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39th Annual South Carolina Watermedia Society Juried Exhibition Opening Reception Saturday, November 12, 2016 | 4 - 6 pm Free and open to the public The South Carolina Watermedia Society (est. 1977), the only statewide visual arts organization in South Carolina, nurtures and promotes artists who work in watermedia (ie watercolor, acrylic, gouache, casein and mixed media in conjunction with watermedia on any surface) by providing exhibition opportunities, professional development and educational programs. The Art Museum is proud to host…

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Members’ Shopping Week

November 29, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Just one more reason to be an Art Museum member... Members' Only 20% Off Shopping Week November 29 — December 4, 2016 Merchandise includes: art masterpiece puzzles, ties, games, notecards & coloring books • Jonathan Green books, calendars, posters, prints & puzzles • Pete the Cat prints, books & plushes • Zenobia Washington dolls • cashmere & felted wool accessories • jewelry by Stephanie Ackerman, Pamela Bellesen, Brenda Branson, Patrick Burger, Lynne Clibanoff, Maggie Joynt, Aria Levitas, Steve McGovney, Lori…

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December 2016

Closed for the Holiday

December 22, 2016 - December 26, 2016

The Art Museum will be closed December 22, 2016 - December 26, 2016 and will reopen on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 and resume normal hours. Happy Holidays!

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Artist-led tour of Layerings

December 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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Join Celia Pearson on a tour of her exhibition Layerings: A Glimpse of Southeast Asia on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 2 pm. Photographer Celia Pearson will lead a tour of her exhibition at 2 pm on Friday, December 30, in celebration of the final day of Celia Pearson's Layerings: A Glimpse of Southeast Asia. Accompanied by her traveling companions - her mother Nicole Wolf, who lives in Annapolis, MD, and her sister Andrea Lee, who lives in Washington DC…

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Closed for the Holiday

December 31, 2016 - January 3, 2017

The Art Museum will be closed Saturday, December 31, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 and resume normal hours. Happy New Year!

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January 2017

Marc Chagall and the Paris Opera Ceiling | a lecture by Vivian Jacobson

January 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 South Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 United States
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$10

Join us on Tuesday, January 24 for a lecture by Vivian Jacobson, a speaker on Marc Chagall for the North Carolina Humanities Council Forum in conjunction with the National Endowment of the Arts and founding member of the American Friends of Chagall’s Biblical Message Museum in Nice, France. We are thrilled to host Ms. Jacobson as she joins us for a lecture entitled Marc Chagall and the Paris Opera Ceiling. This lecture has limited space - please call the Art…

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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.