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E.g., Oct 20 2019

July 2019 to November 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Sunday, November 3, 2019
This traveling exhibit from The Lost Bird Project depicts the Carolina parakeet, the only parrot species native to the southeastern United States, declared extinct in 1939. The sculpture is being displayed in Brookgreen Gardens’ Arboretum until November 3...

August 2019 to October 2019

Saturday, August 10, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
American Sculpture
The annual juried exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, the oldest professional organization of sculptors in America, presents the work of masters alongside rising stars in American sculpture. Brookgreen Gardens is the only venue for this exhibit...

September 2019 to October 2019

Saturday, September 14, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Lowcountry History
This exclusive show features 26 pieces of exceptional quality fiber art, handcrafted by African American fiber artists from throughout the nation. Curated by nationally exhibiting textile artist Torreah "Cookie" Washington, these works will be displayed...

October 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019
American Sculpture
Selecting an appropriate photo to work from is a critical factor in relief.  This workshop will help you make the correct selection and will take you through the many ways to approach your subject in relief.  You will also learn how to make a mold and a...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. ...
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 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...
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:00am to 10:00am
Join Hal Vivian, a member and volunteer at Brookgreen Gardens for 25 years and an avid birder. Hal was a member of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania Audubon Society and the Waccamaw Audubon Society where he served as President for 2 years. The group will...
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Meet us at the Welcome Center at 12 p.m.  for an exciting “Imagination Walk” on Saturday, October 26. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a fun-filled guided Sculpture Garden tour and scavenger hunt. Along the way, children will “trick-or-treat,” share a...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. ...

November 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Lowcountry Zoo
  Presented by the Friends of Brookgreen Gardens, Brew at the Zoo is always a favorite fall event. Enjoy tastings of more than 30 regional and national craft beers. Regional favorites, The Paul Grimshaw Band, will provide entertainment. For those who like...
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019
American Sculpture
Learning to sculpt The Figure in Motion is a journey to understanding how the bending, twisting, or turning of volume and mass gives a sensation of movement, held together by rhythm.  In considering the human figure, it is best to first understand how the...
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019
American Sculpture
Learning to sculpt The Figure in Motion is a journey to understanding how the bending, twisting, or turning of volume and mass gives a sensation of movement, held together by rhythm.  In considering the human figure, it is best to first understand how the...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. ...
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:00am to 10:00am
Join Hal Vivian, a member and volunteer at Brookgreen Gardens for 25 years and an avid birder. Hal was a member of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania Audubon Society and the Waccamaw Audubon Society where he served as President for 2 years. The group will...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us as we bring back a favorite lecture series, Dirt N' Details. Members of our horticulture staff, volunteers, as well as outside experts in the field of horticulture and gardening, will provide lectures and/or demonstrations. Bring your lunch and...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
Sing along with Ron Daise and learn Gullah songs that shaped the culture.  From sorrow songs to baptism, code message, children’s, work, and funeral songs, participants will gain an understanding and an appreciation for Gullah Geechee heritage. ...
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn photographic and lighting techniques and the gear that helps you to get focused photography on the lighted holiday displays. Learn to mix ambient light with many different types of lighted displays. Getting proper exposure and light painting...
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Brookgreen’s monthly Homeschool Explorer Programs will be offered the third Thursday of each month, January throughout May and September through November.  Homeschool groups may participate in a themed program that is designed to offer lively, hands-on,...
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 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...
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 7:00am to 10:00am
Join Hal Vivian, a member and volunteer at Brookgreen Gardens for 25 years and an avid birder. Hal was a member of the Bucks County, Pennsylvania Audubon Society and the Waccamaw Audubon Society where he served as President for 2 years. The group will...
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Each year Brookgreen reaches hundreds of students and families with educational programming focused on history, the environment and the arts. Our school programming is correlated to state and national standards, and receives outstanding reviews from...

November 2019 to January 2020

Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020
American Sculpture
The 2019 Holiday Exhibits are in process with our horticulture and sculpture departments! Information will be posted as soon as the exhibits are finalized.  

December 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019
American Sculpture
Portrait Sculpture – Beyond Likeness with Marc Mellon, FNSS, $550 plus materials fee and model’s fee (includes a ticket to Nights of a Thousand Candles)   The four-day class will be structured to advance the portrait skills of both beginners and more...
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 2,700 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights.  From 3 - 10 pm walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, cocoa, or wine. Hear the sounds of holiday music, carolers singing, and...
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 2,700 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights.  From 3 - 10 pm walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, cocoa, or wine. Hear the sounds of holiday music, carolers singing, and...

Hours

Open Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.
Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.

Tickets

Daily General Admission Tickets for 7 consecutive days
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