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April 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
American Sculpture
Open Studio sessions are a live monthly event open to the public in the Campbell Sculpture Center Studio. Join Bryan Rapp, Brookgreen’s Director of the Master Sculptor Program, and observe sculpture-making processes, demonstrations, and time for questions...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Beginning February 3, 2021 and continuing each Wednesday through April, Ron Daise will be presenting: The Musicology of Gullah Geechee Culture (Part 1) Learn about Gullah Geechee culture and heritage and how music is intertwined in the culture and...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Have you ever wanted to try Tai Chi? Now is your chance to see how practicing Tai Chi can benefit you. Join Marsha Green a local Tai Chi instructor as she leads you through the basic, fundamental moves that are common to all the different Tai Chi styles...
Saturday, April 24, 2021
April 24, 2021 April's Amazing Animal Adventures Join us for a fun-filled day of learning and excitement. Enjoy a guided tour of our zoo and meet one of our animal ambassadors before completing crafts and S.T.E.M. challenges. (Programs meet most or all of...
Monday, April 26, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021
American Sculpture
Developing the Sculptor's Eye with Simon Kogan, FNSS. Action, energy, movement, and emotions in sculpture are not a dramatic mask or a symbolic gesture. These are parts of a hidden secret to discover and bring to life. We will learn how to see in a model...
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Beginning February 3, 2021 and continuing each Wednesday through April, Ron Daise will be presenting: The Musicology of Gullah Geechee Culture (Part 1) Learn about Gullah Geechee culture and heritage and how music is intertwined in the culture and...

May 2021

Monday, May 3, 2021 to Friday, May 7, 2021
American Sculpture
Animal Sculpture with Adam Matano In this animal sculpture workshop, we will be making a sculpture in the studio as well as from life of one of the long horn cattle in the Plantation Animals exhibit. We will discuss proportion, animal anatomy, and how it...
Monday, May 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Do you ever wonder what to do with all the shells you pick up at the beach? Bring your shell collection and join us as we create a beautiful candle ring for your home. Bring your lunch and enjoy time crafting! Limited attendance. Cost is $45 members and $...
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Botanical Gardens
Join Brookgreen Gardens’ Assistant Manager of Plant Collections and Rosarian for an informative tour of the Poetry Garden. Within the last four years, Brookgreen Gardens has been building its rose collection within the walls of the Poetry Garden. Learn...
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Beginning February 3, 2021 and continuing each Wednesday through April, Ron Daise will be presenting: The Musicology of Gullah Geechee Culture (Part 1) Learn about Gullah Geechee culture and heritage and how music is intertwined in the culture and...
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Join Brookgreen horticulturist Jason Flynn as he talks about his garden at Heron, Grouse and Loon. He will be talking about native plants and environmentally friendly gardening and design techniques. Limit 10, please call Viki Richardson at 843-979-6083...
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
American Sculpture
Open Studio sessions are a live monthly event open to the public in the Campbell Sculpture Center Studio. Join Bryan Rapp, Brookgreen’s Director of the Master Sculptor Program, and observe sculpture-making processes, demonstrations, and time for questions...
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Beginning February 3, 2021 and continuing each Wednesday through April, Ron Daise will be presenting: The Musicology of Gullah Geechee Culture (Part 1) Learn about Gullah Geechee culture and heritage and how music is intertwined in the culture and...
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
American Sculpture
Workshops for Children and Families (register and pay in advance) May 15 -- Light Sculptures with Bryan Rapp, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell Center Studio, $10 per child (must be accompanied by an adult).  Create your own lighted sculpture using provided...
Monday, May 17, 2021 to Friday, May 21, 2021
American Sculpture
Nature's Geometry: Sculpting the Figure in Planes with Rick Casali. Sculpt the figure under the guidance of renowned sculptor Rick Casali. Artists will create a 24” standing nude in oil-based plastilina on a wire skeleton armature, working directly from...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
The red wolf is one of the most endangered canids in the world. The only place they are found in the wild is in Eastern North Carolina’s Albemarle Peninsula. Join Brookgreen’s Andrea DeMuth, VP and Curator of Zoo Collections and Zookeeper, Caleb Dennis,...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Beginning February 3, 2021 and continuing each Wednesday through April, Ron Daise will be presenting: The Musicology of Gullah Geechee Culture (Part 1) Learn about Gullah Geechee culture and heritage and how music is intertwined in the culture and...
Saturday, May 22, 2021
April 24, 2021 April's Amazing Animal Adventures Join us for a fun-filled day of learning and excitement. Enjoy a guided tour of our zoo and meet one of our animal ambassadors before completing crafts and S.T.E.M. challenges. (Programs meet most or all of...
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
If you love to knit or crochet, come spend an hour with some ladies that take yarn back to basics! The Lowcountry Spinners are a group of ladies that are fiber artist. Kaye Endres has been working with fiber since she was a child. She loves to spin, weave...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
When settlers first arrived from Barbados in what is now South Carolina, they were in search of a way to create the large wealth-generating plantations that they had known in their Caribbean home. After several false starts with other crops, rice emerged...

June 2021

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Lowcountry Zoo
Jared will talk about several species of foxes from around the world, then bring it back home to our native foxes in South Carolina! He will give you the individual history on the foxes in our zoo, and why they live at Brookgreen Gardens. Limit 24, please...
Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, June 11, 2021
American Sculpture
Sculpting the Figure Utilizing the Sight Size Method with Jason Arkles. “Sight Size” is a technique designed to develop the eye of the artist into a powerful, objective measuring tool. Its origins date back to the early Renaissance. The method became a...
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Botanical Gardens
One of Jimmy Brandt’s sections in the garden is the Old Kitchen area. Plantation kitchens were usually separate from the house in case a fire were to breakout in the kitchen. The gardens surrounding the kitchen were a mixture of medicinal plants, edible...
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Portraits of persons who once lived on the Brookgreen property and material culture of the Ward, Flagg, Allston, Alston, Weston, and Jordan families are featured in this long-term exhibit of art, decorative objects, and furnishings from Laurel Hill,...

June 2021 to August 2021

Saturday, June 12, 2021 to Sunday, August 22, 2021
American Sculpture
The premier annual exhibition of American figurative sculpture returns once again to Brookgreen Gardens. Featuring the work of American masters alongside rising stars, the National Sculpture Society’s annual awards exhibition presents the finest in...