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Upcoming Events

E.g., Apr 21 2018

October 2017 to May 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
Botanical Gardens
Prices (in addition to garden admission) $8.00 for adults $4.00 for children ages 4 – 12 Free for children 3 and under 10% discount for members  Hours 9:30 am to 4:30 pm daily Objective To provide an entertaining and educational experience for guests of...

October 2017 to April 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017 to Sunday, April 22, 2018
American Sculpture
An amazing exhibit of 18 native wildflowers in sculpture is on view in the Stanley and Naomi Bleifeld Gallery through April 22, 2018.  New Orleans native Trailer McQuilkin uses sheet copper, copper wire, metal primer, oil paints, and natural materials in...

April 2018 to July 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
American Sculpture
Richard McDermott Miller (1922-2004) focused on the female figure and created scores of works from tiny to monumental.  The exhibit features a retrospective of his sculpture from 1964 to 2004 including ground-breaking works such as Mary Walking...

April 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Botanical Gardens
This year we are rolling our "Diggin It" Spring Garden Festival and the Plantacular Sale into one big event in celebration of Earth Day! There will be garden demonstrations and a Spring plant sale from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on April 21st.  Sculptor...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us for our annual Plantacular Sale! The sale starts on Friday, April 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and the sale and festival will continue on Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This event will coincide along with our Earth Day Festival...
Monday, April 23, 2018 to Friday, April 27, 2018
American Sculpture
The class begins with a discussion of bird anatomy, the principles of aerodynamics, and how to achieve the illusion of movement in sculptures of birds in flight.  Students will learn how to construct an armature for blocking-in birds in flight.  Sandy...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
American Sculpture
Written by our own Robin Salmon, Vice President of Art, History & Curator of Sculpture. Railroad and shipyard heir Archer Milton Huntington and his sculptor wife, Anna Hyatt Huntington, bought four former rice plantations on the northeastern coast of...
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Botanical Gardens
Have you ever wondered what labyrinths are about, what they are used for, why people would walk a labyrinth?  Why would a labyrinth be part of a public garden like Brookgreen?  Join us for an educational workshop, Introduction to the Labyrinth, on...

April 2018 to May 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018 to Friday, May 4, 2018
American Sculpture
Learn the process of making a simple piece mold with a master mold-maker.  Bring completed, small sculptures in oil-base clay with no undercuts from which to make a mold.  Heads, small animals, or small birds with folded wings are ideal.   Workshop is $...

May 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us on Saturday, May 5 for the 10th Annual World Labyrinth Day Walk for Peace at the beautiful Brookgreen Gardens labyrinth.  World Labyrinth Day was established as a worldwide event in 2008 and is held each year on the first Saturday in May.  The...
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
               
Monday, May 7, 2018 to Friday, May 11, 2018
American Sculpture
Peter Rubino will lead you on a technical and artistic journey toward understanding the dynamic and creative forces in sculpting both the human portrait and figure in clay. Beginners are welcome.  The first two days will focus on following Peter Rubino’s...
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Lowcountry History
Food Television star Kardea Brown is bringing her "New Gullah Supper Club" to the Pavilion Restaurant at Brookgreen Gardens! She travels from state to state cooking traditional Gullah dishes with a contemporary twist. The New Gullah Supper Club aims to ...
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Hike through the upland forest and cypress swamp to discover the plants and animals that live there. Children will take an up-close look at mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects in an interactive live animal presentation, fun experiments, and crafts....
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Lowcountry History
Food Television star Kardea Brown will be at Brookgreen Gardens for a Gullah cooking demonstration and tasting in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium! She travels from state to state cooking traditional Gullah dishes with a contemporary twist. She will be...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Lowcountry Zoo
Zookeeper for a Day dates are on the 3rd Wednesday's of the month, and listed above. Guests age 12 and older gain a firsthand look at working in a zoo and spend the day helping zookeepers with their daily routine of feeding, cleaning, and animal care....
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Students will enjoy a dynamic nature hike filled with fun discoveries around every corner.  After touring the zoo, they will explore the Children’s Sensory Trail and complete different tasks and activities that explore a variety of nature concepts....
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
American Sculpture
Brookgreen 101, a program sponsored by the Campbell Center for American Sculpture, is a public information program offered usually on the third Thursday of the month at 1:00 in the Welcome Center Conference Room.  The topics cover various aspects of...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 to Saturday, May 26, 2018
Lowcountry Zoo
For 2018, we are lighting up your summer nights! The Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival launches on May 24 and runs Wednesday - Saturdays nights through August 19.   During the Festival, Brookgreen will close at 5:00 pm. and gates will re-open at 6:30 pm...
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Bring a lawn chair and find your favorite spot under the shade of the Live Oaks to enjoy our Cool Summer Evenings concerts. Sing along, dance and enjoy the talents of local and regional favorite bands. The 2018 season will take place each Sunday evening...

May 2018 to June 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
Lowcountry Zoo
For 2018, we are lighting up your summer nights! The Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival launches on May 24 and runs Wednesday - Saturdays nights through August 19.   During the Festival, Brookgreen will close at 5:00 pm. and gates will re-open at 6:30 pm...

June 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
Botanical Gardens
Our two-day event Art Festival (9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) provides an opportunity to talk with local and regional artists and authors. Brookgreen invites selected artists and authors to sell their works, meet with visitors and give demonstrations. The festival...
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Bring a lawn chair and find your favorite spot under the shade of the Live Oaks to enjoy our Cool Summer Evenings concerts. Sing along, dance and enjoy the talents of local and regional favorite bands. The 2018 season will take place each Sunday evening...
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Camp Brookgreen weekly sessions and Art Camp will begin March 12 for Members and March 19 for all others.  Fees for K-1 weekly sessions (from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) are $160.00 for Members and $185.00 for general public.  Fees for Art...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 2018
Lowcountry Zoo
For 2018, we are lighting up your summer nights! The Brookgreen Summer Lights Festival launches on May 24 and runs Wednesday - Saturdays nights through August 19.   During the Festival, Brookgreen will close at 5:00 pm. and gates will re-open at 6:30 pm...

Hours

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Extended Hours in April - Open until 7:00 p.m. 

Please note: For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed in Brookgreen Gardens, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.
Service animals are welcome.

Tickets

Daily General Admission Tickets
Children 3 and under
Free
Children 4-12
$10
Adults 13-64
$18
Seniors 65 & Over
$16

Location

1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island

843-235-6000