Current Exhibit

Piece by Piece: Quilts Inspired by Nature

March 17 – August 2017
Location: Historic Textile Gallery

Beginning in March 2017, The Charleston Museum’s Textile Gallery will present a unique display of themed historic quilts from its extensive quilt collection. First on display will be Piece by Piece: Quilts Inspired by Nature, consisting of beautiful handworked quilts from the early 19th century to the late 20th century in which the makers expressed their appreciation of the natural world through the intricate botanical designs adorned on these pieces.

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Current Exhibit

Forces of Nature: Charleston in the Aftermath

April 3, 2017 to October 2, 2017
Location: Lowcountry Image Gallery

Many meteorological and geological forces of nature have impacted Charleston and the surrounding coastal areas over the years. Beginning with the Cyclone of 1885, the featured images will journey through the Earthquake of 1886, the deadly tornadoes of 1938 and the many storms and hurricanes, unnamed and named, that have pounded our coastline, ending with Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

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Current Exhibit

Feathers & Flocks: Waterfowling in South Carolina

February 15 – May 8

“They frequent the lower parts of Rivers in Carolina” was about all Mark Catesby could say about “the little brown duck” that got away from him whilst compiling notes for his eighteenth century masterwork detailing the region’s wildlife. Of course, the bird’s speed and elusiveness came as no surprise to the countless duck hunters and birdwatchers that followed.

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Current Exhibit

Storeroom Stories

The Charleston Museum has incredible resources. We would like to use these resources to share more with the public. Therefore, the Museum will now be offering a special monthly exhibit, titled Storeroom Stories, which highlights a specific and unique artifact, personally hand-picked by a curator to share with the public.

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