FAMILY DAY at the FCM

The Education Department of the Florence County Museum announces the following programming:
Family Day at the Florence County Museum
Saturday, February 9, 2019.  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
From toddlers to grandparents, Family Days at the Florence County Museum are sure to offer something for everyone. Join us the second Saturday of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for Family Day at the FCM. No registration required. Free of charge.
Art and Science
Oil and Water Painting
Museum Lobby
All Ages
What happens when you mix oil with water? Participants will learn the basics of density and polarity while creating a colorful abstract painting.
Thaumatrope
Multipurpose Room
All Ages
Your vision can really play tricks with your mind! Participants will experience the persistence of vision by creating a simple Thaumatrope.
Playing with pH
Art Studio
All Ages
Adjusting the pH of a common vegetable can create beautiful results! Participants will use kitchen ingredients to create a work of art.

FCM 2019 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition Exhibit

 

2019 Pee Dee Regional Competition

The Florence County Museum is proud to present the 2019 Pee Dee Regional Art Competition sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Florence.

The competition highlights the best contemporary art in the Pee Dee region. One of the state’s oldest juried art competitions, the first Pee Dee Regional dates back to 1954 where the competition was held at the former Florence Museum on Spruce Street in Florence, South Carolina.

This year’s exhibit is now open to the public and will remain on display through March 29, 2019 in the FCM Waters Gallery.

Visitors are invited to inspect this year’s selection and cast their vote for the Jo Ann Fender Scarborough People’s Choice Award.

Voting for the People’s Choice Award will be open through Friday, March 22 with the winner being announced on Monday, March 25 via a press release and the museum’s social media.