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.

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General News

Curator Lecture Series Preview: Ft. Sumter Copy Book

UPDATE: Watch Video of the lecture or Listen to the Podcast of the lecture In preview of our Curator Lecture Series: Very Respectfully: Letters from the Ft. Sumter Copy Book archivist Jennifer Scheetz gives us a preview of the Ft. Sumter copy book. Event Info Curator Lecture Series: Very Respectfully:…

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Picture a Museum Day – #museumpics

Picture a Museum Day a one day global event which aims to give behind-the-scenes access to the word’s museums. Share your photos on twitter with the hastag #museumpics and upload to the flickr group #MuseumPics —learn more Our Photos Kids from our Nightime at the Museum event The Charleston Museum…

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Civil War Living History Event: The Language of Fans

Are you a big fan of fans? We sure are around here! Curator of Textile Jan Hiester tells us about a fan in the Museum’s collection in our latest textile video. If you still want more fans, then join us for our Language of Fans event on Saturday! Event Civil…

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Curator Video – Knitted Items in the Collections

Jan Hiester, Curator of Texiles, gives us some sneak peeks at knitted items from the Museum’s collection. We are gearing up for a host of knitting programs this year, the first of which is an Introduction to Knitting Workshop on March 12. Please join us! WWI Blanket more videos after…

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Video – Curator Lecture Series 2011: All Indifferently Clad

Confederate Uniforms in The Charleston Museum’s Collections by Grahame Long  Prefer Audio: Listen and download the Podcast Parts 2 and 3 after the break Curator of history, Grahame Long, discusses the uniforms preserved within the collections of The Charleston Museum and how they reflected the needs, means, and, in some…

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