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Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
+1 843-238-2510
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Beautiful gem of an art museum

Art museums are always on our list of places to visit when on vacation. We didn’t know what to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
yahoody
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Tulsa, OK
Wow!

This is a wonderful art museum with a wide variety of changing exhibits. When we visited, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
StigJim
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Alliance, Ohio
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3100 South Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Art museums are always on our list of places to visit when on vacation. We didn’t know what to expect at the Franklin G. Burroughs & Simon Chapin Art Museum (longest name ever), but we were pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of art...More

Thank yahoody
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful art museum with a wide variety of changing exhibits. When we visited, the entire focus was on “South Carolina Collects,” which featured eclectic works from a range of private collectors who have tastes about as varied as you can imagine. A...More

Thank StigJim
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a gem this place is! We enjoyed ourselves throughly. The Grand Strand Collects is an exhibition curated from items on loan from local people. So eclectic and high quality. Thanks to those who shared their valued art with the community. There is an installation...More

Thank barbara h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we had done our homework prior to coming to Myrtle Beach, this was on our list of one of the attractions to visit. "Feast Your Eyes- Celebrating the Food of the South" featured local artists and their fascination and connection to the foods of...More

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon at this lovely little art museum. There was a lecture going on so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. The exhibit was all about Southern Cooking, with paintings, displays, and even a most interesting video about "Grits" that...More

1  Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I attended all but one of the series of Feast Your Eyes Celebrating the Food of the South, including the one by Father Tedesco on Food for the Spirit. The previous negative review was totally incorrect and it's obvious the individual missed the point of...More

3  Thank Meg R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It is a big surprise, it is said to be the most poor district of USA then there it was found African American quilt-making traditions there precious arts many paid a tons of money later. This museum is small but I realized they have unique...More

1  Thank cionesta
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The area is all about beach fun, which leaves very little room for culture. In that context, the museum does a nice job with the art exhibits. The lecture series winding up was somewhere between poor and awful. The information density was very low, and...More

2  Thank westysc
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very interesting exhibit. Free unless you want to donate and worth more than just about anything else we did. We donated.

1  Thank Jane R
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Thanks to Trip Advisor for the tip on this bit of quiet culture in the bright mayhem that is Myrtle Beach. Had a bit of time before my flight home (airport only a few easy miles away which was a big plus on a rainy...More

3  Thank malinpgh
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Bettye S
28 February 2017|
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Response from luv2travel1943 | Reviewed this property |
No pavilion, but the lovely enclosed tea porch and the adjoining exhibit room would make a nice venue. Although there would be no room for seating to speak of. They also have a large lawn that might be used for a... More
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