events

The Art of Heather Macali

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Artist Heather Macali creates woven compositions infused with an adoration of patterns and colors from her childhood experiences in the material culture of the Midwest. Influences include games and cartoons like Transformers and Rainbow Brite. The work is inspired by positive memories, which Macali uses to combat society’s addiction to stories filled with violence. There will be a lecture and reception at 2 p.m. on November 7.

Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Edwards Building 129 at Coastal Carolina University. Tuesday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. (843) 349-6454, coastal.edu


National Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Celebrating its 86th year in 2019, this juried exhibit of the National Sculpture Society presents the work of masters and rising stars in American sculpture alongside one another. The Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, will present 15 awards, as well as the popular People’s Choice Award, which is determined by the votes of Brookgreen visitors.

Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Free with garden admission. (843) 235-6000, brookgreen.org 


Van Gogh & His Inspirations

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Consider a trip to the Midlands for the chance to see some of the most beloved artist in the world’s works. The exhibition will bring 12 drawings and paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, as well as works by artists who influenced his aesthetic thinking. The pieces side-by-side give visitors a window into the mind of one of the greatest artists of a generation.  

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


Collection Connections: A Visual Exploration of Southern Heritage

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

This exhibit will feature approximately 40 works from the museum’s permanent collections, including antique maps, historical prints, works on paper, fabric quilts and photographs. The Southern-history themed pieces of art utilize the visual arts in teaching and exploring the history and culture of South Carolina and the entire region. The exhibit is designed for both school students and adults alike.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Tuesday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


James Calk: Rhythm and Hues

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Georgetown-based artist James Calk has received numerous awards and his work has been exhibited widely and collected by many. His large-scale abstract landscapes in oil are composed of vibrant bursts of color juxtaposed with less saturated hues, creating sweeping vistas that beckon for viewers to explore them. Rhythm and Hues will feature an assortment of abstract landscapes, still lifes and semi-abstracted paintings from his tonalist period. 

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Tuesday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


Masters of Sculpture

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Head to the Cheryl Newby Gallery in Pawleys Island for this exhibit featuring some great pieces of sculpture. Artists with work on display will include Catherine Ferrell, Tony Hochstetler, Gwen Marcus, Sandy Scott and Susan Wakeen. 

Cheryl Newby Gallery, 11096 Ocean Highway. Tuesday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. (843) 979-0149, cherylnewby.com 


Betsy Havens: Congregate

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Georgetown resident Betsy Havens grew up in Savannah and began her study and love of art at the Telfair Museum of Art at age 12. Congregate speaks to the common thread in Havens’ work—the human figure. The artist’s love for the human figure has led her to paint street scenes, markets, cafes, fishermen, dancers, mythical and historic figures and portraiture while being able to capture the individuality of the human spirit among large assemblies of people.

Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum. 3100 S. Ocean Blvd. Tuesday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Free. (843) 238-2510, myrtlebeachartmuseum.org


The Moveable Feast: Betty Bell Brown

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 11:00am

This favorite literary lunch series continues into the fall. With more great food and authors in the lineup, be sure to add a Moveable Feast to your schedule. Enjoy a delicious lunch with the writer followed by a signing at Litchfield Books. This event will be Betty Bell Brown at Sea View Inn. 

Tuesday, 11 a.m. $30. (843) 235-9600, classatpawleys.com


The Art of Heather Macali

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Artist Heather Macali creates woven compositions infused with an adoration of patterns and colors from her childhood experiences in the material culture of the Midwest. Influences include games and cartoons like Transformers and Rainbow Brite. The work is inspired by positive memories, which Macali uses to combat society’s addiction to stories filled with violence. There will be a lecture and reception at 2 p.m. on November 7.

Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Edwards Building 129 at Coastal Carolina University. Wednesday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. (843) 349-6454, coastal.edu


National Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Celebrating its 86th year in 2019, this juried exhibit of the National Sculpture Society presents the work of masters and rising stars in American sculpture alongside one another. The Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, will present 15 awards, as well as the popular People’s Choice Award, which is determined by the votes of Brookgreen visitors.

Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Free with garden admission. (843) 235-6000, brookgreen.org