events

Jackson Pollock: Mural

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Make the short trek to the Midlands for a rare chance to see a piece that changed the destiny of modern art. Innovative painter Jackson Pollock’s 20-foot mural not only catapulted him to the spotlight, it also brought new scale and experimentation to abstract expressionism. Columbia is one stop on this piece’s whirlwind international tour that includes spots in the United States, England, Germany and Spain.

Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $12. (803) 799-2810, columbiamuseum.org


Elizabeth Bradford: Time + Terrain

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

In this exhibit, Elizabeth Bradford gleans images from the rural landscapes around her family’s ancestral farm in North Carolina. The complex compositions utilize precise layers of color and mark-making to evoke light, shadow and form. Time + Terrain, which includes 27 paintings of various scale, invites the viewer to study and explore the natural world deeply.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Sunday, 1–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


Annual Surfrider Oyster Roast and Bloody Mary Contest

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

This favorite event is back in Murrells Inlet with a new location for 2019. Held at The Wicked Tuna, the day will be full of live music, all-you-can-eat oysters, local craft beer, food trucks, vendors and more. Sample Bloody Marys from area clubs, businesses and restaurants and see who takes home the prize. Proceeds benefit the Grand Strand Surfrider Foundation, which works to keep our oceans clean and beautiful.

The Wicked Tuna, 4123 U.S. 17 Business. Sunday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. $25. (843) 504-0396, surfridergrandstrand.org


The Scape of Water

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Some of nature’s greatest scenes are those of water and numerous artistic styles and media have been employed to represent this beauty—from abstraction to hyperrealism to surrealism and beyond. The Scape of Water features pieces from the Museum Permanent Collection that portray water from a diverse array of media and perspectives. Enjoy the exhibit’s sereneness as you ponder man’s urge to visually portray this constant life force that both sustains and intrigues us.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Sunday, 1–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


Kate Hooray Osmond | Light Shine Down

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Charleston-based artist Kate Hooray Osmond uses this exhibit to shine her artistic light on vibrant paintings accompanied by playful installation work. Osmond’s signature style of oil with gold leaf overlay uses line and color boldly and graphically, often employing bird’s-eye views. Light Shine Down will ignite your urge to get out and enjoy the many views our part of the country offers. 

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Sunday, 1–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


Collection Connections: A Visual Exploration of Southern Heritage

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

This exhibit will feature around 40 works from the museum’s permanent collection, including historical prints and antique maps, works on paper by Southern artists like Cassandra Gillens and Jonathan Green, fabric quilts, and photographs. The exhibit uses Southern-history-themed works of art to teach and explore the culture and history of South Carolina and our entire region. Collection Connections is designed for school students and adults alike.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Sunday, 1–4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


The Other Side of the Sky

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

This world premiere, written by Kevin D. Ferguson, centers around Maggie, who is struggling to deal with love and loss while she searches for her purpose in life. After graduating from college, she tries to figure out what comes next. Should she stay with her boyfriend, Troy? Should she go to grad school or join the Peace Corps? Or does she hear a higher calling? 

Atlantic Stage, 10177 N. Kings Highway. Sunday, 3 p.m. $17.50–$27.50. (877) 287-8587, atlanticstage.com


The Tin Woman

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Instead of relishing life, Joy falls into a downward spiral after her heart transplant, wondering if she really deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Hank and Alice mourn the loss of their son, Jack, whose heart saved Joy. At a friend’s urging, Joy tracks down Jack’s family to find closure. Full of humor and pathos, this play explores family, loss and what it means to be given a new life.

Stage Left, 3064 Deville St. Sunday, 3 p.m. $21. (843) 232-0339, stagelefttheatremb.com


I Wanna Be Loved By You

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 4:00pm

Give your Valentine the unique gift of amazing song! The Carolina Master Chorale will present I Wanna Be Loved By You. The program will be full of great love songs spanning many genres, from pop to opera to Broadway. You have three chances to catch this show, so make Valentine’s Day weekend extra special. 

Trinity Church, 3000 N. Kings Highway. Sunday, 4 p.m. $5­–$22. (843) 444-5774, carolinamasterchorale.com


Rhonda Vincent

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Rhonda Vincent, dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by The Wall Street Journal, will be taking the Carolina Opry stage with her band, The Rage. Vincent won a Grammy in 2017 for Best Bluegrass Album. In her designer gowns and stiletto heels, Vincent is helping change the landscape of modern country music.

The Carolina Opry Theatre, 8901 N. Kings Highway. Sunday, 6 p.m. $41.95–$60.20. (843) 913-4000, thecarolinaopry.com