Brookgreen Gardens is one of America’s premier gardens and a must-see for anyone vacationing on the Grand Strand. This Award-winning attraction was founded in 1931 and features botanical gardens, sculpture gardens, a lowcountry zoo, and thousands of acres of history. If you’re planning a visit this summer, here are few of the many upcoming programs being offered at the gardens.

Brookgreen Art Festival

June 1-2, 2019

9:30AM-4:30PM

This annual two-day event kicks off the summer season at the gardens. The Brookgreen Art Festival provides and opportunity for visitors to talk with local artists and authors, and it showcases the fine art and craftsmanship being produced regionally and throughout the nation. There will be media demonstrations by the featured artists on display, and works will be available for purchase. For a list of booths and artists attending, click here. An Art Walk through the Brookgreen Labrinth will also be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1:30-2PM.

Summer Solstice Walk

June 21, 2019

11AM-12:30PM

If you miss the Art Walk on June 1, you’ll have another opportunity to welcome summer with a group labyrinth walk on June 21. The sun will reach its highest position of the year and share its light as guests walk through the beautiful, natural setting together.

Emerging Stars in American Sculpture and Six Masters

Now through July 28, 2018

Emerging Stars in American Sculpture can be seen in the garden’s Noble Gallery and features select works from sculptors that have participated in National Sculpture Society Modeling Competitions. Additional works can be seen in the Jenniwein Gallery, including the Six Masters exhibit showcasing works by Sculptors in Residence of the Gardens from 2017-2019.

Brookgreen Summer Music Festival

Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

June 19-August 10

7PM-9PM

Bring a chair, grab a spot on the Azalea Concert Field, and enjoy live music under the oaks at the Brookgreen Summer Music Festival. Evening concerts will be held Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights this summer from 7-9PM. The lineup includes regional favorites like Tru Sol, The Sea Cruz band, The Paul Grimshaw Band, and The Fourclosures. Click here for the full schedule. Concerts are free with garden admission and refreshments will be available for purchase.

This is just a sampling of the many summer happenings at Brookgreen Gardens. Others include the Gullah Geechee Program, the Dirt N’ Details Lecture Series, and more. For a complete list of seasonal events, click here. Then, contact Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach and take advantage of our vacation deals!

The sea, the sun, and the Grand Strand! Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, LLC, is a premier, full-service, licensed property management company in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Whether you are booking a reservation for your vacation or entrusting us with the management of your property, our professionally trained staff will ensure that all the details of renting the property are handled in a pleasant, stress-free manner. Call us today at 888-488-8588!

 Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort, a division of Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, is just a hop skip and jump away from the beach and beautiful Barefoot Landing, and was built with golf in mind with four of the most amazing golf courses in the area. When planning your vacation getaway, Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort will help you make the most of your visit to the Grand Strand. Call us today at 800-548-9904!

 

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With its rich history, picturesque landscapes, lush golf courses, and beautiful beaches, the Grand Strand is truly a masterpiece. But did you know, nestled amongst the alluring glitz and natural charm, there is a wealth of culture and art in the Myrtle Beach area? Come with us on a tour that explores the artistry of this region — it’s truly a sight to be seen!

Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Winner of the 2013 South Carolina Arts Commission Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award for Outstanding Arts Organization, the Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is housed in a historic villa with ten galleries encompassing two floors, an art studio for workshops catering to both children and adults, a resource library, reception room, and a lovely tea porch with a breathtaking view of the ocean. Within its walls you will find a diverse assortment of ever-changing exhibitions, and a permanent collection that includes paintings, sculpture, pastels, prints, historical maps, lithographs, photographs, and collage. Works from southern, regional artists will inspire and enlighten visitors.

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Brookgreen Gardens

For the past 85 years, Brookgreen has been one of America’s premier gardens. With accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums, and a large number of prestigious awards to its name, this designated National Historic Landmark is a unique and amazing destination for art and nature lovers of all ages. Rich in regional history, Brookgreen Gardens is home to the Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden with nearly 1,500 works of art. Lush walkways and garden paths link sculptures and fountains in their distinct settings, surrounded by unparalleled botanical beauty. Brookgreen Gardens also features a children’s sculpture garden and zoo featuring native wildlife, and is located just south of Murrells Inlet, not far from Myrtle Beach.

Art Events

43rd Annual Art in the Park
10AM-4PM
April 11 – 12, 2015
Chapin Park
1400 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
AND
April 18 & 19, 2015
Valor Park at Market Common
1120 Farrow Parkway
https://www.artsyparksy.com

The Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild sponsors this event at various times throughout the year, beginning in April. Featuring local exhibitors and artisans, the event includes pottery, photography, glass, baskets, jewelry, painting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, wood and metal works, sculpture, handmade garments and accessories, home décor, ceramics, folk art, candles and more.

Art in Common
9AM-5PM
April 25 & 26, 2015
Valor Park at Market Common
1120 Farrow Parkway
http://seacoastartistguild.com

The Seacoast Artist’s Guild will be sponsoring its third semi-annual arts and crafts festival this April, featuring handcrafted items from approximately 40 talented local and regional artists. This event includes photographs, drawings, paintings, jewelry, pottery, stone, wood, and glass crafts. The Seacoast Artist’s Guild is also having its 12th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale, running now through April 16th.

A Sampling of Local Galleries

Seacoast Artist’s Guild of SC
3032 Nevers St., Myrtle Beach, SC

Fine Arts Gallery Limited
4515 Highway 17 Bypass S, Myrtle Beach, SC

Art & Soul an Artisan Gallery
10200 Beach Club Dr., #15f, Myrtle Beach, SC

Sea Sea Frame Shop & Gallery
1274 Surfside Industrial Park, Myrtle Beach, SC

Swamp Fox Art Gallery
5200 Hwy 17, Murrell’s Inlet, SC

Cheryl Newby Gallery
11096 Ocean Highway
Pawleys Island, SC

Island Art Fine Art Gallery
10744 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC

Mud Bucket Pottery
279 State Hwy 57 S, Little River, SC

Sunset River Marketplace
10283 Beach Dr. SW, Calabash, NC

 

About UsThe sea, the sun, and the Grand Strand! Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, LLC, is a premier, full-service, licensed property management company in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Whether you are booking a reservation for your vacation or entrusting us with the management of your property, our professionally trained staff will ensure that all the details of renting the property are handled in a pleasant, stress-free manner. Call us today at 888-488-8588!