Toddler Day: Community Helpers

09/28/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

The garbage collector, the fireman, the police officer – create crafts about these people that help our community.  These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and...

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Exclusive Design Tour of the Joseph Manigault House

10/04/2016

5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Completed in 1803 (and nearly lost to urban development in 1920), the Joseph Manigault House still retains much of designer Gabriel Manigault's original architectural flair and is  today is considered...

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Kid Tours: Sports and Games

10/05/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Football is in full swing! Come check out early sports equipment and make crafts to cheer on the team.  Kid Tours meet the first Wednesday of every month at 3:30 pm and include...

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Archaeology Day at Charles Towne Landing

10/08/2016

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join staff members from the Charleston Museum at Charles Towne Landing for fun crafts and activities relating to archaeology.  Every month The Charleston Museum offers a special Saturday program dedicated to providing...

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Toddler Day: Under the Sea

10/12/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Create a jellyfish, a sea urchin and more as we travel under the sea. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or...

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2016 Fall Lecture Series: Technology and Paleontology – 3D Scanning Fossils

10/12/2016

6:00 pm

On October 12, at 6:00 pm, join The Charleston Museum for the second installment of our 2016 Fall Lecture Series. Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson will present on Technology and...

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Conversations with a Curator: Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson on Skeletons

10/14/2016

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Join Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson as he discusses a current exhibit at the Museum, Skeletons in the Closet: Exploring Skeletal Anatomy, which presents the massive collection of animal skeletons...

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Home School History Days: Skeletons in the Closet

10/21/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Our latest Natural History exhibition explores the similar bone structures shared between different fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.  Explore this exhibit with Natural History Curator Matt Gibson and learn...

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2016 Annual Family Picnic at the Dill Sanctuary

10/23/2016

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On October 23, from 1 - 4 pm, join The Charleston Museum and the FANS for our Annual Family Picnic! Bring your friends and family for a day of food, music,...

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Toddler Day: Ghost and Goblins

10/26/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Have a happy Halloween with pumpkin decorating and more. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore...

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Manners Most Morbid: Funerary Practices and Traditions of Charleston’s Past

10/27/2016

6:00 pm

Back by popular demand,  Chief Curator Grahame Long will present Manners Most Morbid: Funerary Practices and Traditions of Charleston's Past on October 27, at 6:00 pm. He'll be sharing fascinating aspects...

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Kid Tours: Plantation Scenes of South Carolina

11/02/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour of Black and White with Head Archivist Jennifer McCormick.  The exhibit features images of the plantation houses, slave cabins, and the rice fields that once intertwined...

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Calligraphy Workshops

11/05/2016

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Introduction to Calligraphy: Beautiful Writing for All Seasons- 10 am - 12 pm Join the Charleston Museum and instructor Natasha Lawrence on November 5, 2016 to learn the fundamental art of...

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2016 Fall Lecture Series: The Art of Taxidermy

11/07/2016

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Monday, November 7, at 6:00 pm, local artist Becca Barnet, principal of Sisal & Tow, will present the final installment of the Museum’s 2016 Fall lecture series. Barnet, who...

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Toddler Days: Migrate and Hibernate

11/09/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

As the seasons change some animals head to warmer areas and some just go to sleep.  Create crafts showing animals that migrate and hibernate. These classes are designed for toddlers (18...

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USO Days at the Joseph Manigault House

11/11/2016 - 11/12/2016

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This Veteran’s Day weekend explore the history of the Joseph Manigault house.  During WWII this site was used as a USO post and Red Cross training facility.  Soldiers attended dinners,...

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Conversations with a Curator: Curator of Historic Archaeology Martha Zierden on Early Charleston and the Walled City

11/11/2016

10:30 am - 11:45 am

  The residents of the Charleston peninsula fortified their town building a wall around it.  From the 1690s to the 1730s, thick walls of brick and earth enclosed 60 acres...

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Home School History Day: Killer Fashion

11/18/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

The latest offering from our extensive historic textiles collection, Killer Fashion looks at the often tragic side of fashionable dress as it relates to the natural environment and those who...

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Tribal Life and Customs Camp, November 21, 22 and 23

11/21/2016 - 11/23/2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please note: This is a 3 day camp and will be held on November 21, 22 and 23 (NOT November 24 and 25). For ages 5 and up. About the Camp: Students...

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Toddler Days: Let’s Be Thankful

11/23/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Be thankful with turkey crafts and pilgrim hats. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore in The...

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Holiday Decoration Celebration at The Joseph Manigault House

12/03/2016

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This December The Garden Club of Charleston will, once again, bring holiday spirit into the Joseph Manigault House, adorning its rooms, hallways and stairways with greenery, feathers, ribbons and more....

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Historic Holiday Event For Kids

12/07/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Deck the halls at the Charleston Museum with our annual Holiday Workshop.  Children can sip on hot chocolate and eat yummy cookies as they decorate the little Heyward-Washington house in...

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Conversations with a Curator: Chief Curator Grahame Long will discuss the Museum’s Early Days Exhibit

12/09/2016

10:30 am - 11:45 am

By being the first museum in America since 1773, The Charleston Museum has not only preserved history, but made it as well. Join chief curator Grahame Long in our unique...

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Toddler Days: Deck the Halls

12/14/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hang your stocking and prepare ornaments with this fun holiday program. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play...

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Home School History Day: Joseph Manigault House Holiday Tour

12/16/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Step into the past with a holiday tour of the Joseph Manigault house.  Learn how Christmas was celebrated in Charleston during antebellum times and see the beautiful decorations done by...

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Toddler Days: Happy New Years

12/28/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate the New Year with fireworks and party hats. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore in...

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Conversations with a Curator: Historic Textiles Curator Jan Hiester on Killer Fashion

01/13/2017

10:30 am - 11:45 am

For this tour, participants will take a last look at Killer Fashion: The Consequence of Style before it closes on January 15, delving into the darker side of fashionable dress....

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