Monthly Archives: July 2016


Lola Jackson, Lola Art Classes, NMB, Shallotte

CLASSES at  The Beach.  Menu on right>>>>> Ask about  The Senior Citizen Discount Card. Class times and locations: 1 CLASS  FREE TO NEW STUDENTS  on MONTH PASS(not PAINT PARTIES or Children) Tuesday Afternoons 1  to  4 PM Owendon Plantation Clubhouse OWENDON PLANTATION 4350 OWENDON DRIVE SHALLOTTE, NC  28470 _______________________________ 1 CLASS  FREE TO Month Pass NEW STUDENTS (not PAINT PARTIES or Children) Wednesdays   9 :00 AM  to Noon.( Go out to  Lunch after option.) HOBBY LOBBY1430 US Hwy 17  North N.Myrtle Beach, SC  _______________________________ Thursdays 6  to  9 PM  1 CLASS  FREE TO Month Pass NEW STUDENTS (not PAINT PARTIES or Children) Owendon […]


August guided tours for The Art of the Brick!

Join us for a guided tour of The Art of the Brick® It’s an awesome experience seeing The Art of the Brick®, a globally-touring exhibition of sculptures created entirely of LEGO® bricks. Even better is touring the exhibit, which fills the Museum’s entire two floors of gallery space, with one of the Museum’s knowledgeable docents, who can point out the intricate – and often hidden – details in these incredible works of art. Beginning Wednesday, August 3rd and continuing through Wednesday, September 7th, the Art Museum will offer free, guided tours of the exhibit everyWednesday at 2 p.m. (Admission to […]


History of Rice Museum’s Prevost Gallery

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Jim Fitch In 1978, I received my first grant. It was a $12,000 matching grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to restore the exterior of the Kaminski Building to its early 20th century appearance. At that time, the Kaminski Building was owned by the Rice Museum, but was being leased as a hardware business to Mr. Ray McDaniel. I collected the rent. It was $250 per month. The grant money was obtained for the Rice Museum by Senator Strom Thurmond and Representative John Jenrette. The grant was administered through the SC State Archives. […]


Notable Regional and World Festivals

EAST Glimmerglass Cooperstown, NY Glimmerglass Festival Bridgehampton Chamber Bridgehampton, NY Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Marlboro Marlboro, VT Marlboro Festival Cape Cod Chamber Cape Cod, MA Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Monadnock Monadnock, NH 07/16/16 08/13/16 Monadnock Music Festival Green Mountain Chamber Burlington, VT Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY Philadelphia Orchestra Tanglewood Lenox, MA Boston Symphony Orchestra MIDWEST Blossom Music Center Cayahoga Falls, OH 07/02/16 08/27/16 Blossom Music Center Cleveland Orchestra Madison Early Music Madison, WS Madison Early Music Festival Ravinia Highland Park, IL 07/12/16 08/21/16 https://www.ravinia.org Chicago Symphony Opera Theatre of St. Louis […]


Celia Wester’s “Sunny Day Palm” chosen 2016 poster for Pawleys Island Festival Music Art

Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art Unveils 2016 Poster Celia Wester’s “Sunny Day Palm” Emerges as this Year’s Winner Pawleys Island, SC–Celia Wester has emerged as the winner of the Pawleys Island Festival of Music & Art poster contest.  In a piece entitled “Sunny Day Palm”, Wester captures the essence of summer in the Lowcountry. A colorful palm and marsh grass are the central images with musical notes and a keyboard adding a whimsical touch. A Charlotte, NC native who now calls Georgetown, SC home, Wester enjoys painting local scenery and wildlife. The color, texture and patterns of nature […]


The Arts Grand Strand awarded grant from SC Arts Commission

(Murrells Inlet, July 8, 2016) Myrtle Beach Cultural Calendar, non profit corp., has been awarded a Quarterly Grant by the South Carolina Arts Commission funded in part by a generous award from the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC. for the 2017 fiscal year. The support will enable it to continue to support the fine arts all along the Grand Strand through its website www.TheArtsGrandStrand.org. and facebook page Facebook.com/The Arts Grand Strand. The Arts Grand Strand is a unique resource to the area providing a guide to and calendar of just the […]