Things to do in the Myrtle Beach area on Feb. 3

February 2, 2014 

This photo shows Rod Zullo's "Promise," a bronze scuplture in “Equine Spirit: The Horse in American Art," at Brookgreen Gardens, Jan. 25-April 20.

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Art exhibits abound

Pick from various art exhibits this winter to arouse your retinas, including these, open on Mondays:

• “Linda Stein: The Fluidity of Gender” exhibition of sculptural armor, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Feb. 28 at Coastal Carolina University’s Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Art. Free. 349-6454 or www.coastal.edu/bryanartgallery.

• “Equine Spirit: The Horse in American Art” exhibit, through April 20, and “Sojun tu Gullah Ogeechee (Sojourn to Gullah Geechee),” noon-4:30 p.m. daily through March 16, at Brookgreen Gardens, open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily on U.S. 17 between Murrells Inlet and Litchfield Beach, and free with gardens admission, which lasts seven days: $14 ages 13-64, $12 ages 65 and older, and $7 ages 4-12. 235-6000, 800-849-1931 or www.brookgreen.org.

• “New Paintings by Bruce Chandler,” at Rice Museum Prevost Gallery, 633 Front St., Georgetown, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays through March 16. Free. 546-7423 or www.ricemuseum.org.

• “Winter Art Show,” noon-midnight Mondays-Saturdays through April 1 at Collectors Cafe and Gallery, 7740 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, for free. 449-9370 or www.collectorscafeandgallery.com.

Book sale aids charity

At the L’il Book Nook, new and used books are available for purchase Mondays-Thursdays, most for $1 or less, to benefit adult literacy programs. Details at 839-1695 or www.literacyhc.org.

Details | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Horry County Literacy Council, in the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 3101 Oak St.

Play with toy trains

The Grand Strand Model Railroaders’ club site contains several working model trains the public is welcome to enjoy. Details at 297-7162, 293-4386 or www.gsmrrc.org.

Details | 4-7 p.m. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays at the club site, in Myrtle Beach mall, three doors from Bass Pro Shops, at U.S. 17 and S.C. 22, near Briarcliffe Acres, for free.

For a complete list of upcoming events, festivals and shows, visit MyrtleBeach

Online.com/kicks.

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