Covid-19 Update

EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2, 2021: Per Charleston County requirement all persons must wear face coverings when in Charleston County indoor public spaces. Accordingly, masks must be worn while visiting The Charleston Museum and its historic houses. Thank you for your cooperation and for helping our community to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

09/17/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Kristy Bishop

09/18/2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dyeing with an indigo fructose vat using Shibori techniques with Kristy Bishop Join local artist Kristy Bishop as she leads an introductory workshop on dyeing with indigo at the Dill...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

09/24/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop

10/02/2021

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...

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Conversations with a Curator: Fur & Frost with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman

10/08/2021

10:30 am

Charleston may be known for its balmy gentle winters, but sitting by the fireside would not have been quite enough to keep 19th century residents toasty. Join Curator of Historic...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

10/08/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

10/09/2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

In 1863 the Confederate earthworks, Batteries Pringle and Tynes, were constructed by enslaved people and soldiers to serve as part of General P.G.T. Beauregard's "New Lines."  Hurriedly constructed, both served...

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Lowcountry Ecology Tour with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

10/15/2021

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Natural History Curator Matthew Gibson on a nature walk through The Charleston Museum's Dill Sanctuary, where you will get an in-depth look at the ecological diversity of the Lowcountry....

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

10/15/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Intro to Natural Dyeing Workshop with Kristy Bishop

10/16/2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Charleston fiber artist, Kristy Bishop will lead workshop participants through the exciting world of natural dyes. We are surrounded by plants that may seem ordinary, but with some knowledge they...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

10/22/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Punch Needle Workshop with Local Artist Daisy McClellan

10/23/2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the art of punch needle with local artist Daisy McClellan. While this traditional embroidery technique has been around for centuries, it has recently come back in a big and...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

10/29/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

11/05/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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SewLAB: Focus on Fit with Local Designer JennyThreads

11/06/2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Do you have clothes in your closet that just don’t fit right? Like Tim Gunn says, let’s “make it work!” Learn to take accurate body measurements to use along with...

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USO Days at the Joseph Maniagult House

11/08/2021 - 11/14/2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Veteran's Day week explore the military history of the Joseph Manigault House during USO Days. Throughout WWII, this site was used as a United Service Organizations (USO) post, Red Cross...

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Curator Talk: Archaeology and Foodways with Curator of Historical Archaeology Martha Zierden

11/12/2021

10:30 am

Years of zooarchaeological research shows that beef was the dominant meat in the Charleston diet, from the late 17th century through the late 19th century. A large research project, funded...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

11/12/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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Exclusive Storeroom Tour: Early Museum Collections with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

11/18/2021

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the storeroom. McCormick will focus on the Museum's early collections, including Egyptian artifacts, ancient Greece antiquities, early textile pieces, and Manigault...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

11/19/2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History on Fridays from 2 to 4 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. Gibson will be on hand to share projects he...

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