America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving and Educating, Part 1
Commemorating two and a half centuries since its founding and spanning nearly 4.6 billion years of history, we are pleased to present America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving, and Educating in the Historic Textiles Gallery. This year-long exhibit will feature a wide array of objects that tell the story of this impressive institution and its remarkable collections.
Part one will highlight objects from ancient Rome, a Chief’s helmet from the Sandwich Islands acquired in 1798, Colonial dress, and Japanese Samurai armor.
12/17/2022 - 06/04/2023, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Charleston Museum
360 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403