events

National Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition

Monday, August 19, 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. Monday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Free with garden admission. (843) 235-6000, brookgreen.org  


Bodies Human: Anatomy in Motion

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

This eye-opening educational experience will be housed at Broadway at the Beach throughout the summer and into fall. The exhibit, which includes over 100 specimens of both internal organs and full bodies, exposes the intricacies of human anatomy. Come take the chance to see what is usually reserved for doctors and scientists with an exhibition of real bodies.  

Broadway at the Beach, (next to Margaritaville in Hurricane Harbor), 1138 Celebrity Circle. Monday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. $10.50–$15.50. (310) 902-5461, bodiesmyrtle.com


Wonders: A Magical Experience

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Taking up residence in the former IMAX theatre at Broadway at the Beach, Wonders will feature illusionist Charles Bach in an incredible family-friendly interactive magic show. The performance will blend mind-blowing magic and breathtaking visuals with whimsy. Bach has taken his show to 55 countries and has performed for years at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Catch him live this summer in Myrtle Beach. 

Broadway at the Beach, 1195 Celebrity Circle. Monday, 7 p.m. $18–$37. (843) 286-5003, wonderstickets.com


Hot Summer Nights

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Enjoy hot summer nights along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk with lots of fun brought to you by the Oceanfront Merchants Association. The events include live concerts, a carnival for kids, karaoke, glitter tattoos, bounce houses and more. Visit the website for a full schedule of summer fun along the shore.

Plyler Park, 1309 Ocean Blvd. Monday, 8–11 p.m. Free. myrtlebeachdowntown.com


National Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition

Tuesday, August 20, 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  


Bodies Human: Anatomy in Motion

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

This eye-opening educational experience will be housed at Broadway at the Beach throughout the summer and into fall. The exhibit, which includes over 100 specimens of both internal organs and full bodies, exposes the intricacies of human anatomy. Come take the chance to see what is usually reserved for doctors and scientists with an exhibition of real bodies.  

Broadway at the Beach, (next to Margaritaville in Hurricane Harbor), 1138 Celebrity Circle. Tuesday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. $10.50–$15.50. (310) 902-5461, bodiesmyrtle.com


Can’t You Sea? Ocean Plastic ARTifacts

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Can’t You Sea? is an art exhibit that brings awareness to one of the largest and most immediate problems in the world—plastic ocean pollution. The work featured was created by six artists/activists who employ discarded plastic as either their medium or subject matter. The art museum is proud to become a part of the conversation by bringing ocean plastic pollution awareness to Myrtle Beach and its summertime visitors.

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


Wow Pop Bliss: Jimmy Kuehnle’s Inflatable Art

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Head to the Midlands for this unique exhibit. Jimmy Kuehnle, a performance and sculpture-based artist, creates high-tech large-scale inflatables that expand the notions of abstract art. He will fill four special galleries with interactive, touchable environments that combine light, space, sound and texture to create unexpected experiences for visitors as they move around, under and through these works.

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


Emily Esdaile Weston (1810–1886) | The Legacy of a Planter’s Wife

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

The beloved wife of South Carolina planter, military officer and politician Plowden C. J. Weston, Emily Esdaile Weston was an English-born artist. She managed the family plantations along the Waccamaw River, a beach house on Pawleys Island and an inland cottage in Conway. Over the course of 25 years, she documented flora, fauna, landscape and architecture she encountered in Horry and Georgetown counties in graphite, ink and watercolor. Come see this window to the past.

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


Wonders: A Magical Experience

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 4:00pm

Taking up residence in the former IMAX theatre at Broadway at the Beach, Wonders will feature illusionist Charles Bach in an incredible family-friendly interactive magic show. The performance will blend mind-blowing magic and breathtaking visuals with whimsy. Bach has taken his show to 55 countries and has performed for years at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Catch him live this summer in Myrtle Beach. 

Broadway at the Beach, 1195 Celebrity Circle. Tuesday, 4 p.m. $18–$37. (843) 286-5003, wonderstickets.com