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August 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018
American Sculpture
Make Your Own Brookgreen Medal with Heidi Wastweet, $550, plus materials’ fee. A single-sided art medal is a bite-size project that can be done in four days.  On the first day, Heidi Wastweet will take students around the grounds to take their own...
Wednesday, August 15, 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....
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Sunday, August 19, 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...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
A 50-minute interactive lecture presentation, Talkin Bout a Good Time, Ring Shouts and Praise Houses, informs about the history and importance of two cultural touchstones of Lowcountry Gullah Geechee communities. Participants may engage in sing-alongs and...
Thursday, August 16, 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...
Sunday, August 19, 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, August 20, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018
American Sculpture
This intensive workshop focuses on creating a portrait from direct observation of a live model, including the study of hands and feet using water based clay. Dora Natella will demonstrate step by step a series of skills needed to create a more convincing...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
A 50-minute interactive lecture presentation, Talkin Bout a Good Time, Ring Shouts and Praise Houses, informs about the history and importance of two cultural touchstones of Lowcountry Gullah Geechee communities. Participants may engage in sing-alongs and...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
A 50-minute interactive lecture presentation, Talkin Bout a Good Time, Ring Shouts and Praise Houses, informs about the history and importance of two cultural touchstones of Lowcountry Gullah Geechee communities. Participants may engage in sing-alongs and...

September 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Botanical Gardens
  After almost a decade of sold-out performances, Brookgreen Gardens is proud to present the return of our annual outdoor concert event with The Music of Donna Summer and the Sounds of the 70s. Summer was one of the most successful recording artists of...
Friday, September 7, 2018
Botanical Gardens
  After almost a decade of sold-out performances, Brookgreen Gardens is proud to present the return of our annual outdoor concert event with The Music of Donna Summer and the Sounds of the 70s. Summer was one of the most successful recording artists of...
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Botanical Gardens
  After almost a decade of sold-out performances, Brookgreen Gardens is proud to present the return of our annual outdoor concert event with The Music of Donna Summer and the Sounds of the 70s. Summer was one of the most successful recording artists of...
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Botanical Gardens
  After almost a decade of sold-out performances, Brookgreen Gardens is proud to present the return of our annual outdoor concert event with The Music of Donna Summer and the Sounds of the 70s. Summer was one of the most successful recording artists of...
Monday, September 10, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018
American Sculpture
Energy, action, movement, and feeling in sculpture are not a theatrical mask or a symbolic gesture - they are pieces of a deep, hidden secret to be discovered and brought to life.  We will learn how to see more in a model than just a tedious account of...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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, September 19, 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, September 20, 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, September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us as we welcome the colors and cooler temperatures of autumn on the Brookgreen Gardens labyrinth. We will gather at the Lowcountry Center picnic table area at 1:00 p.m. for a brief talk and then walk to the labyrinth together for this experience....
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
September 29, 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.
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Lowcountry Zoo
This craft beer tasting will feature over 30 regional and national selections and offers a rare opportunity after-hours to see Brookgreen’s Lowcountry Zoo. Guests receive a signature tasting glass and enjoy a silent auction hosted by The Friends of...

September 2018 to October 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Saturday, October 6, 2018
American Sculpture
Wesley Wofford is from a small rural town in Georgia and displayed an artistic talent at an early age. He enrolled in Valdosta State University’s BFA Program on a competitive art scholarship, but after several years of study decided to leave and head for...

October 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018
American Sculpture
This four-day intensive workshop will focus specifically on modeling the human hand. Each participant will life-cast their own or a fellow classmate’s hand to use as reference.  They will build an armature and sculpt an enlarged hand with oil-based clay...
Saturday, October 6, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
Botanical Gardens
More scarecrows, more animals and more fun! Brookgreen’s annual fall festival, Harvest Home Weekend is from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., and is filled with outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy. We’ll have favorite activities such as scarecrow building,...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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...
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Botanical Gardens
Come out to Brookgreen Gardens in October for those cool weather plants for fall, and for things that need to be planted in fall for next spring! "Brookgreen Grown" plants will be offered and our horticulture staff will be available to give you advice and...

Hours

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 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