Horry County Museum

  • 805 Main Street
  • Conway, SC 29526
  • Location: Conway

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The public is invited to view a special Quilts of Valor display at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC. Different quilts made especially for local veterans by the Myrtle Beach Shorebirds and Conway Quilts of Valor groups will be on display in the Museum from March 3rd through the 25th. Visitors are also invited to join us March 5th at 2:30 PM for a special presentation by members of the Myrtle Beach Shorebirds as they share the mission and history of the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

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  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The public is invited to view a special Quilts of Valor display at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC. Different quilts made especially for local veterans by the Myrtle Beach Shorebirds and Conway Quilts of Valor groups will be on display in the Museum from March 3rd through the 26th. We will also host a variety of quilt and textile themed programs throughout March. To learn about upcoming programs, visit www.horrycountymuseum.org for a full list of programs throughout the month.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Throughout the month of March, the Horry County Museum will host a variety of textile themed programs in celebration of our 27th Annual Quilt Gala. The public is invited to join us on March 5th at 1 pm for a program by J.R. Fennell and Trish Shandor of the Lexington County Museum. This presentation will focus on the quilts and decorative arts of Dutch Fork and Lexington County. Visitors will learn about the German and Swiss German influences in quilts found in Lexington County and will also have the opportunity to view some of the quilts from the Lexington County Museum’s

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum will host a free quilt turning featuring wall hangings and large quilts by local quilter Tina Harr. Tina’s talk will be held at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC, on Tuesday, March 9th at 1 PM. A native of the Hudson Valley in New York, Tina Harr is proud to call Conway her home for over 10 years. Her first sewing experience was with her grandmother making 9 patch blocks the old fashioned way: marking the fabric with a pen and square cut from a cereal box and doing all the cutting with scissors.

  • Venue: Horry CountyMuseum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum will host a free program by quilter Kathleen Stuart on March 10th on Wholecloth Quilts. When it comes to “traditional” quilts, Kathy prefers to make wholecloth quilts using the traditional medallion style, however, she likes to use luxe fabrics such as silk dupioni or sateen and often incorporates machine embroidery. Kathy also likes to use fabric paints on her wholecloth quilts and Swarovski crystals. Program begins at 10 AM.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Documentary Film Series continues with Incident at Mars Bluff. This 30 minute film, part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, explores how the world’s most technologically advanced air power came to drop a three-ton nuclear device on a small town in South Carolina. Interviews with the surviving members of the Gregg family will reveal how the incident affected them then and to this day. On March 10, at 1PM located at Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

We’re celebrating quilts throughout March at the Horry County Museum. Join us for the film Hearts & Hands: The Influence of Women & Quilts on American Society. This film presents a vital part of American history, the role played by women and their textiles in the nineteenth century’s great movements and events including the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, westward expansion, the suffrage and temperance movements. Film is free to public on loop all day, Thursday March 11th, at Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Join us on March 12th for a program on antique quilts from Horry County as staff shares examples of historic quilts from the Horry County Museum’s textile collection. Admission is free. The program will begin at 1 PM in the McCown Auditorium, located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Join us for free 30 minute Saturday activities at the Museum! Parents can sign children up for one of four 30 minute sessions starting at 9 AM. Group sizes will be limited to 5 children per session to help ensure social distancing. On March 13th, children will decorate quilt squares to be used for local Quilts of Valor quilts. For information about available times and to register, contact Marian Calder at 843-915-7861 or email calder.marian@horrycounty.org.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

“Repair, reuse, make do, and don’t throw anything away” was a common motto during the Great Depression. This way of thinking applied to many aspects of life, including the creation and use of textiles. Join us on Tuesday, March 16th at 1 pm as we discuss how feed and flour sacks were reused to make a variety of items around the house, including quilts, clothing and more. The program will be held at the Horry County Museum located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC and is free and open to the public; seating will be available.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Film Series continues with Chicken Bog: The Chicken Bog King of the Pee Dee. In Latta, South Carolina in the historic Pee Dee region, a southern stew tradition that served the appetites of rural families located in the swamp communities of Lowcountry South Carolina, is maintained by the Mayor of Latta who has long held the mantle of “Chicken Bog King of the Pee Dee”. The film will be shown at 1PM, March 17, at Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum will host a program on Quilts with a Sense of Humor by local quilter Jerre Reese. From holidays to animals, join us for a light-hearted trunk show of amusing quilts made by Jerre. Jerre’s talk will be held at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC, on Thursday, March 18th at 1 pm.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

We’re celebrating textiles throughout March at the Horry County Museum. Join us Friday, March 19th as local quilter and textile artist Barbara Jones shares a trunk show with some of her unique creations. Topics will include being bold with prints and color, what to do with tiny scraps, how to have fun with yarn, and more! Program starts at 1PM At Horry County Museum located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The 2021 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with the film Hearts & Hands: The Influence of Women & Quilts on American Society. This film presents a vital part of American history, the role played by women and their textiles in the nineteenth century’s great movements and events including the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, westward expansion, the suffrage and temperance movements. Free to public at 1 PM, March 24 at Horry County Museum 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

We’re celebrating textiles throughout March at the Horry County Museum. Join us Wednesday, March 24th as local quilter Barbara Cowdright shares her story of learning how to quilt from very little starting knowledge and how quilts that seem challenging are not always that difficult to make. The program will begin at 11:00 AM at the Horry County Museum, located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org. To view a full list of programs, visit our website at www.horrycountymuseum.org.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

The Horry County Museum will host a ‘Mini Trunk Show’ by local quilter Jerre Reese. Join us to view just a few of her miniature quilts and learn how she makes them. Jerre’s talk will be held at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC on Thursday, March 25th at 1 pm.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Join us on March 26th for a program on antique quilts from Horry County as staff shares examples of historic quilts from the Horry County Museum’s textile collection. Admission is free. The program will begin at 1 PM in the McCown Auditorium, located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email hcgmuseum@horrycounty.org.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Join us for free 30 minute Saturday activities at the Museum! Parents can sign children up for one of four 30 minute sessions starting at 9 AM. Group sizes will be limited to 5 children per session to help ensure social distancing. On March 27th, children will make a cardboard loom and start a weaving project to take home! For information about available times and to register, contact Marian Calder at 843-915-7861 or email calder.marian@horrycounty.org.

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 915-5320

Saving Sandy Island, Part of the Carolina Stories Series by SCETV, this film details the struggle to save an exceptional South Carolina island and its Gullah community from development. Home to endangered species and rare long leaf pine forests, Sandy Island is the largest undeveloped freshwater island on the east coast. The program tells the story of the unique coalition of conservationists, state agencies, businessmen and community residents that came together to save this extraordinary place and preserve a historic culture. The film will be shown at 1PM Wednesday, March 31, at the Horry County Museum, 805 Main Street, Conway, SC.