The City of Florence Recreation Department has created a new program, Museum Muses, to invite
individuals and friends in a small group to visit museums, art galleries and sites to explore, discuss and
The first visit is set for Wednesday, January 27 at 2:00 at the Florence County Museum located in
downtown Florence at 111 W. Cheves St. Plan to meet in the lobby at 1:45. Parking is available on
Cheves St. (less than one block from the Museum.)
The exhibit In Times of War utilizes the Florence County Museum’s existing collections, newly acquired
and loaned arts and artifacts. The gathering allows time for viewing, reminisces, thoughts and feelings
about a truly human phenomenon.
Call Teresa Simons at the City of Florence Recreation Department, (843) 665-3253 for questions and
information on this developing idea. February, Museum Muses program is: Arriving South, an exhibit on
contemporary Southern landscapes at the Florence County Museum in February. Other exhibits and
exploration in Florence and a short distance are the E. N. Zeigler South Carolina Room, USC Library
collection, Burroughs’s and Chapin Museum in Myrtle Beach, FMU Fine Arts, Black Creek Arts in
Hartsville, historical church and event sites.