‘Feast Your Eyes’ co-curator leads docent tours at art museum

Take a docent tour with Karen Olson, one of the curators for “Feast Your Eyes: Celebrating the Food of the South,” an exhibit of 112 works by 60 artists that continues through Sept. 17 at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon P. Chapin Art Museum, 3100 S. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Tours are 2-3 p.m. Sunday, as well as Aug. 18 and 29, and Sept. 9, and free.

Also, in the “Food for Thought” lecture series, mostly 2-3:30 p.m. and mostly $10 each, with reservations required: “The Chefs and Their Farmers,” Aug. 9, with Heidi Vukov, Darren Smith and Joseph Bonaparte; “Sweet and Sassy Southern Cooking with Tour, Demonstrations and Tastings,” 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 16, with and at International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, for $20; “Food for the Spirit,” Aug. 23, with the Rev. Joseph Tedesco, from Mepkin Abbey; and “To Cook a Mockingbird: Symbolic Foodways in Harper Lee’s Classic Southern Novel,” Sept. 13, with Daniel Turner.

Other exhibits this summer are “Feast Local: Brant Barrett Photography,” through Sept. 17, along with “Douglas Balentine: Beyond the Horizon,” a collection of the Charleston native’s drawings and paintings, through Sept. 10. The museum’s open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays, with free admission.

Details at 843-238-2510 or myrtlebeachartmuseum.org.



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