TODAY‘S HOURS: 10a to 4p

Opening Receptions

Many of our exhibitions open with a reception featuring the exhibiting artists or a guest lecturer. In addition to enjoying beverages and catered hors d’oeuvres, attendees have an opportunity to engage with the artists and their works during gallery talks. Most receptions are free for members and $10 for non-members.

Upcoming Receptions

In lieu of an opening reception for our summer exhibit, Making Waves | A Drew Brophy Retrospective, join us for Making Waves | Opening Day.

Making Waves | Opening Day
Saturday, June 23, 2018
11 am – 3 pm
Festival day FREE for all ages to celebrate the opening of the Art Museum’s summer exhibit, Making Waves | A Drew Brophy Retrospective featuring live music by PaperWork, surf art workshops, Drew Brophy inspired community mural, food truck, yoga, exhibit tours by Drew Brophy, surf and art vendors, henna tattoos, surf film screenings and more! Stay connected with us for more information.

Check our calendar for more information on upcoming receptions.


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.