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.
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 a Free Family Day on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 11 am – 3 pm as we celebrate Dia de los Muertos; a Mexican-American celebration for all ages.
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 adn 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 storeis (11:30 and 12:45) | Day of the Dead lecture (12N) | roving Mariachi Nuevo Guadalajara | traditional dancing with Ballet Folklorico St. James (2:15) | children’s piñata (2:50) | schedule subject to change
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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.