Art museum opens three exhibits

  • Friday, May 16, 2014

Track of the Rainbow Serpent: Australian Aboriginal paintings of the Wolfe Creek Crater through Sept. 14.

This culturally-rich exhibit comprises 19 Australian Aboriginal paintings commissioned by anthropologist Peggy Reeves Sanday that portray the “Dreamtime” (i.e., creation) stories of the origins of the Aboriginal ancestral lands. Most of the paintings depict the creation of one of the continent’s most acclaimed geologic features, the Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater. According to legend, the Rainbow Serpent, the most famous of the sacred creator beings of Aboriginal cosmology, formed the crater by its underground tunneling and ultimate passage up through the earth.

Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild 17th annual Juried Exhibition through May 22.

The Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild is a non-profit, state chartered organization founded in 1969 by 16 local artisans who wished to encourage and promote arts and crafts in the community. This exhibit brings visitors and locals alike over 70 two-dimensional and three-dimensional works to view.

Winyah River Keepers Foundation photo contest winners through May 22.

The winning photographs from the contest will be displayed in the Reception Room. The categories are Wildlife, Scenic and Youth.

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