Covid-19 Update

EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022: The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. Charleston County's Covid-19 community level is currently listed as low. Masks are not required while visiting Museum sites.

Category: General News

General News

Bringing Them Back to Life: Taxidermy with Becca Barnet

For some time now, The Charleston Museum has been working closely with Becca Barnet, of Sisal & Tow, on the design for our Natural History Gallery renovation project. While she and the Museum’s staff have been planning the gallery section by section, Barnet has also been performing needed taxidermy and repair work on…

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More Cases for Silver’s Graces!

This past August, Andrew Steever of Charleston’s own Squarepoint Design, and former designer and project manager for Technical Theater Solutions responsible for The Charleston Museum’s Kidstory and the Historic Textiles Gallery, was here again with associate Aaron Ferrari, this time installing new casework crafted specifically for the Loeblein Gallery of…

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Storeroom Stories: Freedom from Want

PAST EXHIBIT “Our cook cooked it, I painted it and we ate it.  That was one of the few times I’ve ever eaten the model.” – Norman Rockwell Sometimes referred to as, I’ll be Home for Christmas, Rockwell’s iconic nuclear family seated around the white linen table as a turkey…

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Storeroom Stories: Entomology

PAST EXHIBIT Entomology is the study of insects. Insect collections, like the collections housed here at The Charleston Museum, are vital to understanding the vast diversity of insects that inhabit our planet. Insects, and other arthropods like spiders and crustaceans, make up a large portion of Kingdom Animalia. In fact,…

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Bringing Them Back to Life: The History of Collecting

Bringing Them Back to Life is a blog series from The Charleston Museum that provides updates and plans for our Natural History Gallery renovations. Observation and description of local flora and fauna had been an interest of many wealthy Europeans who collected and studied organisms as a hobby and in…

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