Current Exhibit

Unveiled: Wedding Fashion and Traditions in the South

JANUARY 22 – JULY 10, 2016
Location: Textile Gallery

Without question, weddings are an essential element of any culture, characterized by rich symbolism, unity, love and celebration. The objects displayed within this exhibit provide a revealing snapshot into the customs and traditions of the South Carolina Lowcountry. The preservation of these pieces of clothing brings to life generations of South Carolinians at the happiest moments of their lives, no matter what fashion trends were popular and no matter what century they were wed.

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Current Exhibit

Beaches and Boardwalks: Charleston Island Scenes

FEBRUARY 1 - MAY 11, 2016
Lowcountry Image Gallery

Spending time by the ocean, whether in the water or on the sand, has always been a way for people to connect with nature. Historically a place for wealthy rice planters to summer, Charleston’s beaches and islands have become a tourist destination and vital to the local economy. Beaches and Boardwalks exhibit from February 1 to May 11, 2016, will feature images taken by local photographers of the surrounding beaches and islands of Charleston.

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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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