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Public Art

The City of Myrtle Beach is home to many beautiful and engaging works of public art. Home to nearly 30 murals, 20 sculptures, and and 10 art galleries, Myrtle Beach is committed to bringing world-class art to its citizens and visitors.  There is tremendous opportunity and appetite for more, and the City is taking steps to ensure we grow the presence of public art.

Discover South Carolina and the Myrtle Beach Tourism Board offers an Arts and Gallery Tour, which will take you to the over 60 public art displays across Horry County. For more information and the free digital passport, you can check out Visit Myrtle Beach Arts & Gallery Tour

Art RFQ Questions

CLOSED  RFP 24-R0009  \  517 9th Avenue Mural

Only pre-qualified artists were eligible for this opportunity.

2/02/2024 - Responder short list announcement HERE.

Anyone having concerns regarding this award must contact the buyer as per Section 18 of the terms and conditions associated with this project. Anyone who desires a debrief may schedule an appointment beginning on Monday, February 12, 2024.

CLOSED  Poet Laureate - Open call for Applications

Myrtle Beach’s Cultural Resources Committee is seeing applicants for the city’s new Poet Laureate!  Appointed by Council, this two-year position will be the poetic voice of Myrtle Beach, working to promote cultural heritage, literacy, and creative writing among residents of all ages.  Duties will include appearances at civic events, schools, community centers, and libraries.  For a full list of requirements, submission directions, and an application, Click Below:

Questions? Contact Brian Schmitt at bschmitt@cityofmyrtlebeach.com

CLOSED Visual Artists - Request For Qualifications

The Myrtle Beach Downtown Alliance in collaboration with the City of Myrtle Beach and the Cultural Resource Committee seeks artists for public art projects which will be presented throughout Myrtle Beach's Downtown core. With these works, we hope to continue enlivening and adding meaning to public spaces in order to honor, celebrate and bring awareness to important aspects of Myrtle Beach’s rich history, culture, and people.

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