The Art of Abstraction: Modernism in Quilting

01/20/2024 - 09/15/2024

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Quilting has always been a means of creative expression, uniting color and pattern to form an object of purpose. Just as paint on canvas functions, the fabric pieces often work...

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The Art of Abstraction Lecture Series: Textiles and Abstraction

02/29/2024

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Charleston Museum is pleased to present its spring lecture series in conjunction with The Art of Abstraction: Modernism in Quilting, currently on display in the Historic Textiles Galleries.  To kick off...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

03/01/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will...

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Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop

03/02/2024

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join local artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond for in-depth instruction on sweetgrass basketry which has been an integral part of the Lowcountry’s Gullah Geechee community since the 17th century. Edwards-Hammond comes from a...

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Women’s History Tour at the Joseph Manigault House

03/03/2024

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday in March (March 3, 10, 17, and 24) to focus on the lives of the women...

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The Art of Abstraction Lecture Series: Mixed Materials and Sustainable Practice

03/07/2024

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Charleston Museum is pleased to present its spring lecture series in conjunction with The Art of Abstraction: Modernism in Quilting, currently on display in the Historic Textiles Galleries. In conversation with Curator...

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Conversations with a Curator: Celebrating Women of Charleston

03/08/2024

10:30 am - 11:00 am

In Celebrating Women of Charleston, Chief of Collections and Archivist Jennifer McCormick will showcase an extensive array of artwork found in the Museum’s Archives by some of the most talented ladies...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

03/08/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will...

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Modern Punch Needle Pillow Workshop with Local Artist Daisy McClellan

03/09/2024

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join local artist Daisy McClellan on March 9th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm to learn the art of punch needle. Taking inspiration from The Art of Abstraction: Modernism in Quilting in the Historic...

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Women’s History Tour at the Joseph Manigault House

03/10/2024

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday in March (March 3, 10, 17, and 24) to focus on the lives of the women...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

03/15/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will...

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop

03/16/2024

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join local artist Kristy Bishop as she leads an introductory workshop on dyeing with indigo at the Dill Sanctuary!  Participants will have the chance to learn about the history of...

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Women’s History Tour at the Joseph Manigault House

03/17/2024

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday in March (March 3, 10, 17, and 24) to focus on the lives of the women...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

03/22/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will...

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Women’s History Tour at the Joseph Manigault House

03/24/2024

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a special tour will be offered every Sunday in March (March 3, 10, 17, and 24) to focus on the lives of the women...

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Easter: Museum and its Historic Houses CLOSED

03/31/2024

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Charleston Museum and its Historic Houses are closed on Easter.  We resume regular hours on the Monday, April 1.  The Charleston Museum: Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5...

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Beachcombers Workshop

04/02/2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever discovered something on the beach and said, "What is that?!”? At the Beachcombers Workshop, you will have the chance to learn about some of these treasures of...

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Entomophiles Workshop

04/03/2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Calling all bug lovers! Join us at the Dill Sanctuary to learn all about creepy crawlies. Search for insects on a guided bug hunt, craft a glow-in-the-dark firefly, and learn...

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Naturalists Workshop

04/04/2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Would you rather be outside than stuck inside all day? Then you might just be a naturalist! Join us at the Dill Sanctuary for an outdoorsy adventure! Act as a...

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Educator Professional Development: Life in the Saltmarsh

04/08/2024

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Discover the Dill Sanctuary! Explore on a guided Marsh Walk highlighting the unique and valuable saltmarsh and maritime forest ecosystems. Come face to face with creatures adapted to life in...

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