Open for play through Aug. 31, 2012, the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC, offers Art Museum Mini Golf – 9 Holes of Art for Fun! This fun course is suitable for all ages and features holes inspired by great works of art. The Art Museum’s mini-golf course is the only course in the South to use famous art as its focal point.
The course is a part of a summer-long theme, Art for Fun, and the year-long celebration I Heart Art, in honor of the Art Museum’s 15th Anniversary Year. The course is designed by Bill Pritchard, a member of the Board of Trustees, and built by Pritchard and volunteers from BB&T’s Lighthouse Project. Murals were painted by Arielle Fatuova, Bobbie Lawson, Bill Pritchard and Lori Seckinger.
Featured artists and artwork:
Jonathan Green, “The Escorting of Ruth”
Wassily Kandinsky, “Farbstudie Quadrate”
Peter Max, “Sailing New Worlds”
Claude Monet, “Waterlilies and Japanese Bridge”
Edvard Munch, “The Scream”
Pablo Picasso, “Owl”
John Singer Sargent, “Venetian Canal”
Vincent Van Gogh, “The Starry Night”
Hours are: Tues. – Sat., from 10am – 4pm and Sun., 1 – 4pm. Price is: $3 for 9 holes or $5 to play twice.
The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is located at 3100 South Ocean Blvd., beside Springmaid Beach, and across Hwy. 17 from the airport in Myrtle Beach, SC.
For further information call the Museum at 843/238-2510 or visit (www.myrtlebeachartmuseum.org).