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The Power of She | A Permanent Collection Exhibition

January 1 – August 30, 2020

It’s the year 2020, and the Art Museum is celebrating women and all of their accomplishments, particularly in the arts. The Power of She is an exhibition of nearly 40 works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection featuring work created by, thematically representative of and/or commemorating women, femininity and girl power. Objects on display will include a drawing by the late locally renowned artist and humanitarian, Genevieve Willcox Chandler (1890 – 1980), as well as paintings and sculpture by contemporary artists Sigmund Abeles, Alice Ballard, Dixie Dugan, Cassandra Gillens, Jonathan Green, Betsy Havens, Elizabeth Keller, Jennifer Falck Linssen, Kate Hooray Osmond, Betty Anglin Smith and more. Both visually stunning and technically impressive, this body of work is a wonderful way to experience the beauty and power of the collective “SHE.”

the work:

artists represented:

Sigmund Abeles
Alice Ballard
Mary Lee Bendolph
Steven Bleicher
Genevieve Willcox Chandler
Dixie Dugan
Linda Fantuzzo
Cassandra Gillens
Jonathan Green
Betsy Havens
Elizabeth Keller
Jennifer Falck Linssen
Carolyn Magyar
Vera Manigault
Corrie Parker McCallum
Ellen Orseck
Kate Hooray Osmond
Scotty Peek
Alex Powers
Priscilla Sage
Ouida Salvo
Betty Anglin Smith
Martha Thomas
Sybil West
Herb Wiegand

installation views:

artist Ellen Orseck talks about painting Rising to the Surface:


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.