The Charleston Museum’s Summer Camps – Ages 6-11

07/25/2016 - 07/29/2016

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 includes...

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The Charleston Museum’s Summer Camps – Ages 6-11

08/01/2016 - 08/05/2016

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 includes...

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Toddler Day: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

08/03/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy this classic tale by Bill Martin and create a black-eyed P and a coconut tree.  These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent,...

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Kid Tours: Tools and Treatments

08/03/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Medical care has changed dramatically over time.  Examine different tools and treatments from the past including a tooth key, leach jar, and bloodletting bowl.  Kid Tours meet the first Wednesday of every...

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Conversations with a Curator: Archivist and Collections Manager Jennifer McCormick on Plantations

08/12/2016

10:30 am - 11:45 am

The use of enslaved labor to grow and harvest rice and Sea Island cotton created a unique existence between slave and owner that required a close but vastly different lifestyle....

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Toddler Day: Terrific Teeth

08/17/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Decorate your own dental mask, paint with a toothbrush, and much more.  These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to...

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Civil War Era Fashion Try-on and Photo Shoot

08/20/2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Are you a fan of history or fashion or more specifically, historic fashion? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to wear one of the wide hoop skirts or...

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Book Launch and Signing for ‘Charleston: An Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community’

08/25/2016

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

On August 25, 2016, at 6:00 pm, The Charleston Museum will host a Book Launch and Signing for Charleston: An Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community, by Martha Zierden and Elizabeth...

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The Taking of Thomas Heyward

08/27/2016

9:45 am - 10:45 am

On August 27, 1780, Thomas Heyward Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, was taken from his Charles Town home by British troops and detained in the Old Exchange Building....

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Revolutionary Activities at the Heyward-Washington House

08/27/2016

10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Play colonial games, learn about colonial eats, and explore the work yard of the Heyward-Washington House.  Every month The Charleston Museum offers a special Saturday program dedicated to providing an...

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Toddler Day: Jack and the Beanstalk

08/31/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Make magic bean art and create a cow puppet while hearing this fairy tale.  These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or...

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Kid Tours: The Candy Shop

09/07/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Charleston Museum has items from the Denaux Candy Kitchen that was located on King Street in the 1920s.  Learn about the art of making candy while examining the tools...

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Home School Workshop: Exhibit Design Series

09/08/2016

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Explore the collections of the Charleston Museum and learn how we put together exhibits.  Participants will then help Museum staff to develop a new temporary exhibit to be displayed in...

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Conversations with a Curator: Chief Curator Grahame Long on Charleston Silver and Jewelry

09/09/2016

10:30 am - 11:45 am

The Charleston Museum acquired its first piece of historic, Charleston-made silver in 1929, and it has been collecting it ever since. Join chief curator Grahame Long in our renowned Loeblein...

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Toddler Day: Teddy Bear Tea Party

09/14/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Paint a tea cup and more as you and your teddy bear enjoy a tea party. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent,...

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Home School History Days: Ancient Egypt

09/16/2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Travel back to Ancient Egypt to learn about the daily life along the Nile River. Discover the steps of the mummification process, handle ancient artifacts, and dress like an Egyptian!...

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Japanese Fish Printing

09/22/2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Gyotaku is the art of fish printing established by Japanese fishermen centuries ago .  Learn this skill as you examine the anatomy of fish and gain an understanding of the...

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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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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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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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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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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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