Breaking ground, 1996
The renovation begins, 1996
Renovation Sign, 1996
First Chinese New Year, 2003
Marilyn Monroe impersonator at the Museum's 10 year birthday party, 2007
10th Anniversary Gala, 2007
We would like to thank our Arts and Community Partners:
Carolina Master Chorale
Chapin Memorial Library
Children's Museum of South Carolina
Horry County Museum
Litchfield Ballet Company
Long Bay Symphony
Myrtle Beach Film Festival
Seacoast Artist Guild
Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild
The City of Myrtle Beach
Coastal Carolina University
Horry County Council
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Myrtle Beach Area Hospitality Association
Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce
For more arts events happening in our community check out www.ArtsAtTheBeach.com
Past Anniversary Events
Mardi Gras at the Art Museum
Thursday, February 16, 2012, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
This Carnaval themed social will feature live music, delicious food (provided by King Street Grill) and a creative mask-making workshop. The Mardi Gras social is free to gs Scene members and $15 for non-members. To sign up for this event please click here.
The Collectors' Event
Sunday, February 26, 2012, 5:30 p.m. (Preview at 4 p.m.)
at Collectors Cafe
This first-time event will provide seasoned art collectors and newcomers alike with a great opportunity to acquire works of art while supporting the Art Museum and our community of artists. A silent auction for 100 pieces of artwork from local, regional and internationally-known artists held as a fundraiser for the Art Museum’s 15th Anniversary. With $100 ticket admission, each ticket-holder will go home with an original work of art valued at $100 and upwards!
Sponsored by: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Collector's Cafe and The Howard Gallery
Marching to the Art Beat
Saturday, March 5- March 18, 2012
Children’s Art will be on display ion the Art Museum’s second floor galleries. The Art Museum looks forward to partnering with McLeod Children’s Hospital, Myrtle Beach Elementary School and Carolina Forest Middle School and presenting approximately 80 joyful and colorful works created by our area’s talented and imaginative children.
Awards reception and silent auction of exhibited artworks Sunday, March 18, 1 - 3 p.m.
Sponsored by: Art and Soul Gallery, McLeod Children's Hospital and Walmart
Printable PDF Flyer
The Art of Recycling
April 20 and 21, 2012
The Art Museum’s first Art of Recycling contest is [presented in conjunction with our 15th Anniversary Year of Art. Middle School children from both Horry and Georgetown Counties will be asked to create an original work of art made of 100% recycled material. Awards will be given.
Sponsored by: Horry County Waste Authority
Printable PDF Flyer
Art For Fun Mini-Golf Course
June through August 2012
Come celebrate the arts while playing a 9-hole game of art-themed mini-golf!
The 9-hole course will be whimsical, educational and entertaining for all ages.
Sponsored by: BB&T
Holes sponsored by: Art Museum Board of Trustees, Ben & Jerry's, In honor of Carolyn Burroughs, Tome and Lily Grace Hudson, Mrs. Hugh (Penny) Martin, MyrtleBeachGolf.com, Myrtle Beach Travel Park, Tyson Sign Company, WPDE
Kids in the Kitchen
Wednesday, September 12, 5 p.m.
Middle schoolers and teems will join Chef Tom Mullally at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Culinary Arts program kitchen for a hands-on Japanese cooking class to include stir fries, noodles and sushi.
$20 per student, tasting for parents to follow, $6 per person.
Reservations required for class and tasting, class limit 25 students
Thiebaud & Tea
Wednesday, September 19, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Enjoy Coccadott cupcakes and savoury teas as Coastal Carolina University art historian Arne Flaten speaks on the history of food in western art.
Reservations required, $7 per person
Partnered with Coccadott Cupcakes
Saki & Sushi Tasting
Thursday, September 20, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Sample a variety of these two Japanese delights with Will Graveley of Southern Wines and Spirits and Chef Yosuke Oshima of Yamatos as we bid farewell to Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society. Reservations required, $20 per person
Sponsored by: Sparks Toyota and Yamatos Restaurant
Fine Art and Fabulous Dining
through September 2012
Fabulous area restaurants salute the Art Museum's 15th Anniversary and the exhibition Kimono: Art, Fashion and Society with menu specials throughout the month.
Pop Art Canned Soup Collection
through September 2012
Bring cans of soup to the Art Museum or to Bi-Lo at 38th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach all summer long to benefit area food banks for Horry and Georgetown Counties. Partnered with BiLo.
Head to Toe Fashion Show
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 7 - 9 p.m.
at Club 2001
Don't miss out on this fabulous event that kicks off with a mix and mingle reception followed by a fashion show of runway ready designs of various media created by Grand Strand artists to be judged by local celebrities.
Tickets: $25 per person, $15 per student
Sponsored by: Myrtle Beach Plastic Surgery
A&I Fire and Water Restoration, Marshalls, Hugh Martin, Debbie McArthur and Ron Edmonds, Myrtle Beach Mall, Native Sons and Myrtle Beach Mall
Buttercream Cakes & Catering, Carolina Improv, Club 2001, Costco, Roundtable Art Group, Stephen Sekura and Grand Strand Alliance, Your Red Carpet Alliance
Holiday Wrapping Paper Contest
Open to any child in The Sun News distribution area. Kids will be invited to color and design a piece of wrapping paper. All entries will be posted online for readers to choose their favorite. The winning design will be printed as a full sheet in The Sun News on Friday, December 21, 2012 for readers to use to wrap presents. For more contest details, click here. Sponsored by: The Sun News