Toddler Days: Bubbles and Balls

02/22/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Have a ball blowing bubbles and paint with bubble wrap. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and...

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2017 Annual Oyster Roast at The Dill Sanctuary

02/25/2017

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us on February 25 from 12-3 pm for our Annual Oyster Roast. Enjoy an incredible view of the Stono River at the Dill Sanctuary while you shuck oysters and...

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Kid Tours: Turtles and Tortoises

03/01/2017

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection that have fascinated children for years. Kid Tours meet the first Wednesday of every month at 3:30 p.m....

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Digging up Dining Habits

03/03/2017

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

On Friday, March 3, at 4 pm, The Charleston Museum’s Curator of Historical Archaeology, Martha Zierden, will present Digging up Dining Habits, a presentation and book signing in the work...

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Toddler Days: Luck of the Irish

03/08/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Make a rainbow and discover a pot of gold while celebrating St. Patrick. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend...

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Home School History Day: Amazing Architecture

03/10/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Begin this architectural adventure by learning about five different styles of architecture visible in Charleston today- Georgian, Federal, Gothic Revival, Greek Revival, and International. Students will learn about basic architectural...

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Conversations with a Curator: Curator of Historic Archaeology Martha Zierden on Archaeology, Rice Planters, and Charleston’s Consumer Revolution

03/10/2017

10:30 am - 11:45 am

By the eve of the American Revolution, Charleston was the fourth largest city in the North American colonies and by far the wealthiest.  Planters grew wealthy from the cultivation of...

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Toddler Days: Hey Diddle Diddle

03/22/2017

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Paint a dish and a spoon and create a cow that can jump over the moon. These classes are designed for toddlers (18 months - 3 years) and a parent,...

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Calligraphy for Beginners Workshop

03/25/2017

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

On Saturday, March 25, join The Charleston Museum and instructor Leaha Gathings for Calligraphy for Beginners, a workshop that will provide an introduction to pointed pen calligraphy. This class is...

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Nature Art

03/25/2017

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Explore the Dill Sanctuary gathering items to create your own work of art.  Create watercolors with leaves and use flowers for paintbrushes while learning about the artist Andy Goldsworthy.  Full...

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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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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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Conversations with a Curator: Historic Textiles Curator Jan Hiester on Quilted Botanicals

05/12/2017

10:30 am - 11:30 am

  Botanical motifs have long been popular for quilted bed coverings and our exhibit will explore these, from early 19th century whitework baskets and trees to elaborately printed chintz appliqués...

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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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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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