Women’s History Month Tour at the Joseph Manigault House

03/26/2017

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In celebration of Women's History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday (March 5, 12, 19 and 26) to focus on the lives of the women who made...

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Kid Tours- Forces of Nature

04/05/2017

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Archivist Jennifer McCormick will tour guest through our latest photography exhibit which explores the many forces of nature that have impacted Charleston.  Beginning with the Cyclone of 1885 to Hurricane...

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Family Fun Event: Easter Eggstravaganza

04/08/2017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have a Hoppy Holiday with craft making at the Charleston Museum followed by an Easter egg hunt in the garden of the Joseph Manigault house. Every month The Charleston Museum...

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2017 Spring Break Camps at The Dill Sanctuary

04/10/2017 - 04/14/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a sneak peek of our summer camps at the Dill Sanctuary on James Island. Children will go on a marsh walk, collect fiddler crabs, and make a craft to...

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Toddler Day: Have a Hoppy Day

04/12/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hop on over to the Charleston Museum to create cute and cuddly crafts.  These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend...

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Conversations with a Curator: Chief Curator Grahame Long on Feathers and Flocks: Waterfowling in South Carolina

04/14/2017

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Numerous species of ducks and other local waterfowl are central to the Lowcountry’s historic culture, their meat and feathers filling specific desires from dining tables to fashion statements, and even...

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Home School History Day – Piece by Piece: Quilts Inspired by Nature

04/21/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy a guided tour of our latest textile exhibit on quilts inspired by nature.  Each month we offer a special program for home schooling families. The third Friday of every...

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Toddler Day: Creepy Crawlies

04/26/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Investigate insects and create some creepy crawlies to take home. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore...

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Kid Tours- The Samurai

05/03/2017

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore the lives of these Japanese warriors by investigating samurai suits and a sword from our collection. Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection that...

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More Than Fiction

05/04/2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Thursday May 4, also known to some as “Star Wars Day, “The Charleston Museum will host a special event, More Than Fiction, from 6 - 8 pm. The science...

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Toddler Days: Salute to Mom

05/10/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate Mother’s Day by creating a special treat just for her. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play...

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Revolutionary War Siege Lines Walking Tour with Director Carl P. Borick

05/11/2017

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

On May 11, at 5:30 pm, join Carl P. Borick, Director of The Charleston Museum and author of A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780, as he leads a tour to some of the...

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Conversations with a Curator: Historic Textiles Curator Jan Hiester on Quilts Inspired by Nature

05/12/2017

10:30 am - 11:30 am

  Botanical motifs have long been popular for quilted bed coverings and our exhibit, Piece by Piece, Quilts Inspired by Nature, will explore these, from early 19th century whitework baskets...

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Become a Naturalist: Scout Badge Workshop

05/13/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grab your naturalist gear and get ready to learn about Bugs, Flowers, Trees, Sky, and Water! All scouts from Daisies to Ambassadors can participate in activities to earn your Naturalist...

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Home School History Day – Trail Blazer

05/19/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy a guided tour of our latest textile exhibit on quilts inspired by nature.  Each month we offer a special program for home schooling families. The third Friday of every...

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Toddler Days: Baby Animals

05/24/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Make a soft little lamb and a nest for a bird. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play...

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Manners Matter Workshop (ages 5 – 8)

05/27/2017

9:00 am - 11:00 am

This fun and interactive one-day morning workshop will help teach kids essential manners and important social skills to help them feel more comfortable and confident in any situation. Topics include...

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Manners for Millennials Workshop

05/27/2017

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Manners for Millennials is a two-hour presentation that will give teenagers an eye opening analysis of how history and social psychology play evolutionary roles in the way we interact with...

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2017 Nature Trailers Summer Camp, Week of June 5-9 (ages 5-10)

06/05/2017 - 06/09/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Conversations with a Curator: Digging Deep into Geology with Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson

06/09/2017

10:30 am - 11:30 am

  On Friday, June 9, Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson will discuss Just Below the Surface: Digging Deep into Rocks and Minerals, an exhibit that explores the many different groups...

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2017 Nature Trailers Summer Camp, Week of June 12-16 (ages 5-10)

06/12/2017 - 06/16/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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2017 Nature Trailers Summer Camp, Week of June 19-23 (ages 5-10)

06/19/2017 - 06/23/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop

06/24/2017

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Learn to make traditional sweetgrass baskets with the Charleston Museum and basket maker, Sarah Edwards-Hammond. Mrs. Edwards-Hammond comes from a long line of basket makers and has passed down the...

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2017 Nature Trailers Summer Camp, Week of June 26-30 (ages 5-10)

06/26/2017 - 06/30/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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2017 Nature Trailers Summer Camp, July 3,5,6 &7 (ages 5-10)

07/03/2017 - 07/07/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get down and dirty exploring creatures of the marsh and tracking animals along the trail at the Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along...

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Conversations with a Curator: Chief Curator Grahame Long on the Armory

07/14/2017

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Join chief curator Grahame Long on July 14 for an exclusive examination of The Charleston Museum’s esteemed weaponry collection. Though perhaps no longer the tremendously necessary tools they once were, weapons...

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Charleston Museum Summer Camp, July 17-21 (ages 6-11)

07/17/2017 - 07/21/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history.  Explore the collections of the Charleston Museum to learn about Ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, pirates, and more. Price...

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LEGO Explorers Camp: A History of Charleston

07/17/2017 - 07/21/2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Travel through time with lessons, fun crafts & activities, motorized models and themed LEGO play each day, all centered around exciting subjects like the HL Hunley, horse & buggy,  pirate...

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Charleston Museum Summer Camp, July 24-28 (ages 6-11)

07/24/2017 - 07/28/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history.  Explore the collections of the Charleston Museum to learn about Ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, pirates, and more. Price...

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Engineering for Pirates Camp

07/24/2017 - 07/28/2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Argh Matey! Join the crew and build your very own pirate ship, go fishing for treasure, and work together  to create a delicious treat that is more precious than gold....

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Charleston Museum Summer Camp, July 31 – August 4 (ages 6-11)

07/31/2017 - 08/04/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history.  Explore the collections of the Charleston Museum to learn about Ancient Egypt, dinosaurs, pirates, and more. Price...

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Aerospace Engineering Camp

07/31/2017 - 08/04/2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Junior Aerospace Engineering camp introduces our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of aircraft and spacecraft design. Through open and focused exploration, students explore and construct airplanes, rockets, helicopters, and...

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Inventor’s Workshop Camp (ages 6 – 11)

08/07/2017 - 08/11/2017

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join staff from Engineering for Kids for a special week of fun and creativity.  Children will invent new machines, explore creative design solutions, and design their own drawing robot. Price...

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Conversations with a Curator: Archivist and Collections Manager Jennifer McCormick on Forces of Nature: Charleston in the Aftermath

08/11/2017

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Forces of Nature: Charleston in the Aftermath, an upcoming exhibit curated by Archivist and Collections Manager, Jennifer McCormick, will be on display in The Charleston Museum's Lowcountry Image Gallery, from...

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