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E.g., Feb 21 2018

March 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
American Sculpture
March 31, 2018 at 3 pm in the Welcome Center Conference Room. Enjoy a lecture and presentation from our Sculptor in Residence. Call for reservations (843) 235-6016.

April 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 10:00am to Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Spring Break Camps for Georgetown and Horry County students in Grades K-1 and 2-3 will begin January 2.  The theme is “Dino Discovery.” Campers will explore the exciting world of Prehistoric Dinosaurs for an unforgettable adventure.  They...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00am to Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Spring Break Camps for Georgetown and Horry County students in Grades K-1 and 2-3 will begin January 2.  The theme is “Dino Discovery.” Campers will explore the exciting world of Prehistoric Dinosaurs for an unforgettable adventure.  They...
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
A new “Grandparents or Parents with Kids Camp” is scheduled for Friday, April 6 (during Spring Break Camp) and Friday, July 6, (during summer camp) from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Youths and their guardians will tour the gardens and zoo and engage in crafts...
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
2018 Brookgreen Medal debut and public talk/powerpoint by sculptor Alicia Ponzio. Free for members and included with garden admission but reservations are needed. Call to RSVP, 843-235-6016.
Monday, April 16, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018
American Sculpture
In this five-day workshop, students will work from a model, modeling a portrait at 3/4 scale in water-based clay. During the second half of the class, they will cast the portrait and create an original plaster cast of their work. We’ll discuss and...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Students will explore our local swamp and forest ecosystems to learn about the producers, consumers, and decomposers that live there. They will enjoy a live animal presentation that illustrates the food chain and makes connections between different...
Thursday, April 19, 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...
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Botanical Gardens
Garden Demonstrations and Plant Sale Don't miss our Earth Day celebration in the fun-packed workshop with nature and conservation stations, make-and-take crafts, guided tours, and live animals. Learn how to act locally to make an impact globally! Sculptor...
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...

April 2018 to July 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018
American Sculpture
In partnership with the National Sculpture Society, the exhibit features a retrospective of the artist's sculpture from 1960 to 2000 and will also include artwork by his friends, students, and those he influenced, including painters Philip...

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 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
The Friends of Brookgreen Gardens invite you to join us for a night in old Havana. Enjoy an evening of Cuban cuisine, tropical cocktails, salsa dancing, a fabulous silent auction and so much more. Saturday, May 5, 2018 6:00 - 10:00 pm In the Palmetto...
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...
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....
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...

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...
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Camp Brookgreen weekly sessions and Arts Camp will begin March 12 for Members and March 19 for non-Members.  Fees for K-1 weekly sessions (from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) are $160.00 for Members and $185.00 for non-Members.  Fees for other...
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, June 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Camp Brookgreen weekly sessions and Arts Camp will begin March 12 for Members and March 19 for non-Members.  Fees for K-1 weekly sessions (from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) are $160.00 for Members and $185.00 for non-Members.  Fees for other...
Monday, June 18, 2018 to Thursday, June 21, 2018
American Sculpture
Students will be guided through the process of sculpting a Brookgreen landscape in low relief (maximum size approximately 9”x12”) using water-based clay and then making a plaster mold of the clay relief in order to create multiple plaster casts of the...
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00am to Friday, June 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lowcountry History
Registration for Camp Brookgreen weekly sessions and Arts Camp will begin March 12 for Members and March 19 for non-Members.  Fees for K-1 weekly sessions (from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) are $160.00 for Members and $185.00 for non-Members.  Fees for other...
Wednesday, June 20, 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....
Monday, June 25, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018
American Sculpture
The workshop presents an in-depth exploration of the portrait in clay, including anatomy, form concepts, proportion, structure and design. It will offer a conceptual approach to sculpting the portrait head with an emphasis on each artist’s power of...

Hours

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Closed Christmas Day

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

Under 4
Free
Children 4-12
$8
Adults 13-64
$16
Seniors 65 & Over
$14

Location

1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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

843-235-6000