November 25, 2014
Lois Eargle

Dr. M. Lois Eargle: Double Standards

November 7, 2014
Emily Weston Paintings

The Art of Emily Esdaile Weston

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present a lecture by Dr. Hal Holmes. Dr. Holmes will be giving a presentation on The Art of Emily Esdaile Weston: Hagley Plantation, Snow Hill, and the Waccamaw in the Time of the American Civil War on November 22, 2014. The program begins at […]
November 3, 2014
syrup Making

Syrup Day at the L.W. Paul Living History Farm

A large part of farm life in the first half of the twentieth century was old-fashioned syrup making. Locals grew cane and cooked syrup in the fall for the upcoming year. Cooking down the raw juice into sweet cane syrup became a celebration and gathering for the community. Join us to relive […]
October 29, 2014
beach

Lost Myrtle Beach

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present local author Becky Billingsley. Mrs. Billingsley will be giving a presentation on her new book Lost Myrtle Beach on November 1, 2014. Myrtle Beach has long been a favorite vacation spot for families across America, giving parents and children alike a lifetime of […]
October 29, 2014
kitchen

Barbeque to Grits: The REAL Native Cuisine of South Carolina

The Horry County Museum and The AVX Foundation present Dr. William Goins. Dr. Goins will be giving a presentation on Native American Food ways titled From Barbeque to Grits: The REAL Native Cuisine of South Carolina, on November 1, 2014. This talk is a historical look at the foods and culinary traditions […]
October 14, 2014
Karen Kirkland

2015 Featured Quilter – Karen Kirkland

I began my quilting journey in Iowa, the state where I was born and raised. I didn’t begin quilting until 1991, after having graduated from college with a degree in accounting, passing the CPA exam (on the first try!) and starting a family. I worked for many years as a CPA in […]
October 1, 2014
Tanked at Horry County Museum

The ‘Tanked’ Aquarium

In April of 2014, Acrylic Tank Manufacturing and the Horry County Museum began work on the 4400 gallon freshwater aquarium that is featured on Animal Planet’s hit show ‘Tanked’. Today, the Tanked aquarium is the focal point of the Horry County Museum. Visitors can view the living natural history exhibit and encounter […]
February 25, 2014
generic quilt

20th Annual Quilt Gala Winners

100: Wearables 102 Beverly Clement – Edgy Jacket 105 Roberta Seran – Purple Passion 100 Carole Anderson – Crazy Curves Jacket 200: Large Bed Quilt 226   Kathleen Stuart – Remembering Alice 201 Jerre Reese – Floral Fantasy 214 Roberta Seran – My Baltimore 300: Medium Bed Quilt 315 Jean Merle – Affairs of the Heart 324 Rob Ford – Trout 300 Donna Matheson – Dixie Sunflowers 400: Medium Wall Quilt […]