Upcoming Events

Wed, Jun 7 2023, 10am - 12pm
Wed, Apr 5 2023, Wed, May 3 2023, Wed, Jun 7 2023
Join photographers Anne Malarich, George DeCamp and Chuck Lawhon once a month for a 2 hour walk through Brookgreen Gardens with cameras in hand! Walks will begin at 10:00a.m. and end at noon. There will be various subjects discussed each month such as, flowers, butterflies, and birds. You will discuss photographical topics along the way on exposure, and composition. It will be a learning...
Wed, Jun 14 2023, 1 - 2pm
Wed, Jun 14 2023
Coastal Monarch Butterflies, with Billy McCord. Billy McCord is retired from the Department of Natural Resources after 40 years. Twenty-seven of those years he spent tagging and studying Monarch butterflies along the coast of SC, 57,000 to be exact! Please join us as he delves into the seasonal movements, breeding, host and nectar plants of the Monarch butterfly! No registration required. Doors...
Sat, Jun 17 2023, 11am - 3pm
Sat, Jun 17 2023
Lowcountry History
On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had gone into effect on Jan 1, 1863, enslaved Africans in Texas, the farthest remote slave state, finally received notice about their freedom. Although slavery continued in two Union states, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Ron Daise, cultural entrepreneur, and author, will...
Mon, Jun 19 2023, 10:30 - 11:30am
Mon, Jun 19 2023
Hidden Treasures… Making a Difference, with Artist John Charles In October 2022, John Charles, a local artist displayed portraits of 22 individuals in our community who are making a difference in many ways. The exhibit was on display (including bios of everyone) at the Waccamaw Neck Library for 4-5 weeks. The participants were able to purchase their portraits at the end of the exhibit by donating...
Thu, Jun 22 2023, 10:30 - 11:30am
Thu, Jun 22 2023
How to Create a dog Friendly Garden "Join Brookgreen's Manager of Plant Collections, Lucy Contreras, and Horry County Animal Care Center's Kennel Supervisor and Foster, Volunteer, and Community Service Coordinator, Naomi Jenkins, to learn how to garden with your dog in mind. If you have a dog, you know we love our furry friends and want to include them in all aspects of our lives, not just in our...
Thu, Jun 22 2023, 1pm
Thu, Feb 23 2023, Thu, Mar 23 2023, Thu, Apr 27 2023, Thu, May 25 2023, Thu, Jun 22 2023, Thu, Jul 27 2023, Thu, Aug 24 2023, Thu, Sep 28 2023, Thu, Oct 26 2023, Thu, Nov 16 2023
American Sculpture
Brookgreen 101 2023 Brookgreen 101 is a public information program offered by Robin Salmon (VP of Art and Historical Collections and Curator of Sculpture), usually on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm in the Lowcountry Auditorium. The topics may cover various aspects of Brookgreen Gardens including the art collections, property history, people, poetry, art history, corporate history, the...
Wed, Jun 28 2023, 10:30 - 11:30am
Wed, Jun 28 2023
Join us to learn about the archaeology of South Island. Located at the mouth of Winyah Bay in Georgetown County, Native Americans, including the Winyah, the Waccamaw, and the Pee Dee tribes, likely hunted, fished, and gathered clams, mussels, oysters, and wild plants. Later planters from nearby plantations, like Hume, Cat Island, and Daisy Bank, established summer homes on the island to escape the...
Thu, Jul 27 2023, 1pm
Thu, Feb 23 2023, Thu, Mar 23 2023, Thu, Apr 27 2023, Thu, May 25 2023, Thu, Jun 22 2023, Thu, Jul 27 2023, Thu, Aug 24 2023, Thu, Sep 28 2023, Thu, Oct 26 2023, Thu, Nov 16 2023
American Sculpture
Brookgreen 101 2023 Brookgreen 101 is a public information program offered by Robin Salmon (VP of Art and Historical Collections and Curator of Sculpture), usually on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm in the Lowcountry Auditorium. The topics may cover various aspects of Brookgreen Gardens including the art collections, property history, people, poetry, art history, corporate history, the...
Tue, Aug 1 2023, 10am
Tue, Jan 10 2023, Tue, Feb 7 2023, Tue, Mar 14 2023, Tue, Apr 11 2023, Tue, May 2 2023, Tue, Jun 6 2023, Tue, Aug 1 2023, Tue, Sep 19 2023, Tue, Oct 10 2023, Tue, Nov 14 2023
American Sculpture
Open Studios is a program that is open to the public once a month, from 10 am to Noon, and invites guests to spend time with a sculptor and observe the various processes employed to produce a sculpture from clay to bronze. Guests are encouraged to ask questions. Included with garden admission.
Fri, Aug 4 2023, 10am - 2pm
Fri, Aug 4 2023, Sat, Aug 5 2023, Sun, Aug 6 2023
Education
Children’s Activity Days Brookgreen Gardens brings conservation and science to life by giving children the opportunity to uncover information about animals from around the world. Through educational stations and make-and-take crafts, families will leave with information on how they, too, can be advocates for wildlife. Free with Garden admission.

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