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The Stick by Clay Rice

June 1 – September 3, 2023

Developed by nationally-known silhouette artist Clay Rice and The South Carolina State Museum, The Stick traveling exhibition is based on the artist’s children’s book of the same name. The Stick is about a young boy, who embarks on an exciting life journey after finding a very special stick that sparks his creativity. “The Stick is a poignant and heartfelt oath to the power of imagination,” says Rice. With original illustrations by Rice, as well as dramatic gallery backdrops by local set designer Tim Harvey, The Stick will come to life inside our Museum walls. This family-friendly exhibition invites all ages to immerse themselves in the elegant black-and-white world of Rice’s silhouettes accentuated by a fun and colorful gallery experience filled with kids’ costumes, photo-ops and a cozy reading nook.


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.