Monthly Archives: August 2016


Rice Museum’s Director’s Circle Events Oct. 6-10

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Jim Fitch   For many years, I have organized “Director’s Circle” art exhibits in the Prevost Gallery.  These have been invitational programs specifically designed to educate and inspire the community.  This year – 2016 – marks my 40th Anniversary as Director of the Rice Museum.  To celebrate this milestone, I am organizing a special “Director’s Circle” comprised of five separate events taking place between October 6 – 10, 2016.   On Thursday, October 6 from 4:00 – 5:30 pm, there will be the opening reception in the Prevost Gallery for the Director’s Circle art exhibit.  The exhibit […]


83rd Annual Nat’l Sculpture Society Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens thru Oct. 30

The ever popular National Sculpture Society Annual Awards Exhibition is on display in an exclusive showing at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, SC, through Oct. 20, 2016. The collection of sculptures features the work of 45 talented sculptors from across the United States. The exhibition is included in garden admission and the public is invited to vote for their favorite sculpture for the People’s Choice Award. The human figure dominates as the subject of the works, as does bronze as a medium of choice. Included in the selections are carved works in stone by Bela Bacsi, Marciano Amaral, Carter Jones, […]


Olli Excursion to Georgetown Nov 1

Walking Tour of Georgetown with Paige Sawyer November 01, 2016 Explore and photograph Georgetown’s historic district with photographer Paige Sawyer and learn about several pre-revolutionary war structures, shrimp boats, the inside of South Carolina’s oldest fish house, marvel at the huge Champion Oak tree, and see the beauty of the stained glass windows in Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church that Sandlapper Magazine called the most beautiful in South Carolina. After lunch, we will tour the Kaminski House. Please wear comfortable shoes, bring snacks and drinks and a camera to capture your experience.


Lauren Hyatt reviews Hello Dolly at TOR

You’re Looking Swell, Dolly By: Lauren Hyatt With wit and sass wrapped in a bow, comes Ms. Dolly Levi meddling around. For the best matchmaker in New York, finding a wife for widower should be no problem. But when you want to be that wife, you must first make that man fall in love with you. So as the best matchmaker in New York, you sabotage the entire process. With the help from your deceased husband, you will make this work; it has to. But it wouldn’t be a proper comedy if shenanigans aren’t ensued. With two young men that […]


New Wall Mural going up downtown

Local downtown artist Tom Pardue (Tomtom Glass & Mirror Studio) has received a grant to do a mural on the side of Jack Thompson’s ( Mr. Myrtle Beach) building facing Nance Plaza. Because Jack is a living legend of Myrtle Beach, Tom is extra proud to be a part of it. It will be done as a black and white photo. All tone on tone. The City Council gave its approval. Tom will be starting in early September in order to finish on September 24 when there is going to be an all day festival on Nance Plaza and 9th […]


Stage Left Classes

We are now offering classes! We are so excited to now be offering a host of classes for all ages and skill levels.  We have three classes on the schedule for this Fall semester.  To sign up, visit our webpage by clicking the link below the class and filling in the required information.  Read below for the class descriptions and dates.  We hope that you will join us for our classes.  But act fast, as most classes have a 10 student limit! Class Descriptions  Ages: 6-12 $10 per class This bi-weekly drop in class is perfect for kids who want […]


Brenda Lawson, Pawleys Island Art Studio, Watercolors 2

Brenda Lawson’s watercolor studio and gallery.  Classes M-F, changes quarterly.  Michael Gay also teaches drawing. • Open Studio Paint Time • Beginning Watercolor 6-3 Hour Classes With Supplies • Private Lessons In Watercolor & Oil Painting • Plein Air Painting Classes Call Brenda at 843-237-5373 or 843-360-0805 to schedule your class.


2015-16 Torry Award Winners

The annual awards ceremony for the actors at the Theatre of the Republic, Conway was held at the Pure Nightclub, Myrtle Beach July 17. Here are the winners! — Best Actress                                   Sasia Manigo                      As Deloris Van Cartier ( Sister Act) Best Actor                                      Curtis Lambert                  As Peter Allen   ( The Boy from Oz) Best Supporting Actress                Kristyn Winch                    As Sister Mary Roberts (Sister Act ) […]


Steve Rogers Watercolor Workshop Sponsored by Rebecca Zdybel

    Dates for this exciting new workshop are 11/13 thru 11/18/2016. Steve’s paintings have won hundreds of awards in juried competitions including the National Watercolor Society Purchase Award -“Best of Show” in 2006 and four awards in the American Watercolor Society. Steve is a Signature Member of the American Watercolor Society and was an Ambassador/Director of AWS and is also a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society and Transparent Watercolor Society of America. He was the National Invited Juror for the 2007 AWS Exhibition where he served on the Jury of Selection. He was the Chairman of the Jury […]


Rebecca Zdybel, MB, Watercolors

For full information, go to Rebecca’s website: www.artmyrtlebeach.com Re!ease Your Inner Artist! With Rebecca Zdybel Have you always wanted to try your hand at art, but didn’t know where to begin? Are you an artist that has fallen into a creative rut? Have you wondered which kind of painting style you should try? Have you wanted to experiment without the commitment of a huge investment in materials? Art class might be just the thing for you! Join me in exploring various mediums and approaches to fun art projects that may stimulate your inner artist or re!ease your hidden creative self. […]