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Upcoming Events

E.g., Feb 18 2019

January 2019 to February 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019 to Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Lowcountry History
Travel back roads with an interpreter and hear about the history of the prominent Alston family here in colonial and antebellum eras. Visit the location of the plantation house, the Alston family cemetery, grounds of the slave village, and other...

January 2019 to March 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019 to Sunday, March 17, 2019
Lowcountry History
“Frum We Ownt Yeye (Gullah Geechee from Our Own Eyes)” will feature pen-and-ink drawings by Clementia “Ment” Nelson of Varnville, SC.  The exhibit also will display visual art by Lillian Cotton of Georgetown, SC, and Alexandria “Alex” Gore of Conway.  The...
Thursday, January 24, 2019 to Friday, March 1, 2019
Lowcountry History
The popular excursion ‘Silent Cities’ offers a rare opportunity to travel on back roads to explore cemeteries at Brookgreen and learn about the historical burial customs of European and African origin. Tickets are $15 in addition to garden admission for...
Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019
American Sculpture
Since 1976, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wausau, WI has organized the annual exhibit, Birds in Art, seeking to present the very best contemporary artistic interpretations of birds and related subject matter. Two- and three-dimensional artworks...

February 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Saturday, February 23, 2019
American Sculpture
Students choose their subjects – horses, dogs, or whatever inspires them.  They will be taught how to build a fast, effective armature, and will be encouraged to see their pieces through to the finish.  Rod Zullo's philosophy of knowing how to start a...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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....
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Join us for a 50-minute interactive lecture presentation, Nottin bot de Rice! Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education hosts this educational and interactive cultural game show informs viewers about the rice culture lived and passed down by Gullah...
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lowcountry History
Join Dr. David Palmer and archaeology students from Coastal Carolina University for a discussion and presentation of their findings from the archaeological dig at Brookgreen Gardens. Welcome Center Conference Room. Call (843) 235-6016 for  a seat...
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
In observance of Black History Month, Dontavius Williams, of Edgemoor, SC, will present The Chronicles of Adam at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 23, 2019, in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium.  A first-person Historical Interpretation of an enslaved...
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Warm up with hot teas and sweet and savory treats at our restaurant, Azalea, on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of February! Seatings are from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and advance tickets are required.  Garden admission is included in the ticket. $30...
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Warm up with hot teas and sweet and savory treats at our restaurant, Azalea, on Saturdays and Sundays during the month of February! Seatings are from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and advance tickets are required.  Garden admission is included in the ticket. $30...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Join us for a 50-minute interactive lecture presentation, Nottin bot de Rice! Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education hosts this educational and interactive cultural game show informs viewers about the rice culture lived and passed down by Gullah...
Thursday, February 28, 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...

March 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Brookgreen Gardens will host “A Seussical Day to Read and Play” on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Wall Lowcountry Center.  The event is in celebration of Read Across America Day, the annual nationwide event that takes place on March 2 –...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
The 50-minute interactive program examines four values and qualities that give meaning to why Gullah Geechee people talk the way we talk, live the lives we live, and value sustaining our culture.  Aspects of Gullah Geechee wisdom are relayed through songs...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Botanical Gardens
Registration opens for Camp Brookgreen, our summer camp program on March 11 for members and March 18 for non-members. Please call our Creative Education Department to make your reservation at (843) 235-6049.
Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 15, 2019
American Sculpture
This workshop is for aspiring crime scene investigators and those interested in art.  The course will be taught by Roy Paschal, a well-known forensic artist, retired from the South Carolina State Crime Laboratory.  “The class is a good match for a variety...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
American Sculpture
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, March 13, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
The 50-minute interactive program examines four values and qualities that give meaning to why Gullah Geechee people talk the way we talk, live the lives we live, and value sustaining our culture.  Aspects of Gullah Geechee wisdom are relayed through songs...
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Beginning in February, Brookgreen Gardens offers a monthly opportunity to experience the labyrinth with a docent available to instruct new walkers and respond to questions. Free with garden admission,
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
“Mo Fa We Fa Nyam: How Lowcountry Rice Landscapes & Culture Present an Afrofuturist Blueprint for Transformational World-Building” Sara Makeba Daise, Public Historian from Atlanta, Georgia Daise will explore how enslaved West African and Gullah...
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
The 50-minute interactive program examines four values and qualities that give meaning to why Gullah Geechee people talk the way we talk, live the lives we live, and value sustaining our culture.  Aspects of Gullah Geechee wisdom are relayed through songs...
Thursday, March 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...
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us as we walk as a group to celebrate the arrival of spring! We will meet at the Lowcountry Center Complex picnic table area for a brief talk before walking together to the labyrinth. Free with garden admission.
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Lowcountry Zoo
Gather up your kids, troop, pack, or club to join us for our Scout Days this spring. You do not have to be a “scout” to participate. Our Creative Education Department offers badge programs for both Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Scouts will enjoy a tour of...

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
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