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

05/15/2017

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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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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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Rocks and Minerals

05/25/2017

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Did you know that you use rocks every day?  Explore our latest exhibit Just Below the Surface to learn about how rocks and minerals are formed and how they are...

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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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Nighttime at the Museum

06/02/2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the end of the school year with your family at our annual Nighttime at the Museum and discover how history comes to life! Nighttime at the Museum features costumed...

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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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Special Carolina Day Tour at The Heyward-Washington House with Director Carl P. Borick

06/28/2017

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Celebrate the Patriot victory over the British at the Battle of Sullivan’s Island with a special Revolutionary War focused tour of the Heyward-Washington House by Museum Director and Revolutionary War...

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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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