Covid-19 Update

EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022: The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. Charleston County's Covid-19 community level is currently listed as low. Masks are not required while visiting Museum sites.

Charleston in Sports: A Photographic History, 1890s-1960s

03/28/2022 - 12/18/2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore Charleston in Sports: A Photographic History, 1890s-1960s on view in the Lowcountry Image Gallery until December 18, 2022. EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022:  The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to...

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Chintz: A Quilted History

04/02/2022 - 12/04/2022

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Don't miss the opportunity to explore Chintz: A Quilted History on view in the Lowcountry Image Gallery. EFFECTIVE MAY 3, 2022:  The Museum follows CDC guidelines with respect to mask wearing. ...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/20/2022

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 Local Artist Kristy Bishop

05/21/2022

9:30 am - 12:30 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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Revolutionary War Siege Lines Walking Tour with Director Carl Borick

05/25/2022

6:00 pm - 7:00 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 key points related to...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

05/27/2022

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

06/03/2022

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

06/04/2022

9:00 am - 10:30 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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Conversations with a Curator: Chintz: A Quilted History with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman

06/10/2022

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Curator of Historic Textiles, Virginia Theerman, for an in depth tour of the Museum's current historic textiles exhibit, Chintz: A Quilted History.  Learn why these cotton textiles that were hand...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

06/10/2022

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 Furniture Tour: A Closer Look at Enslaved Craftsmanship with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick and Curator of History Chad Stewart

06/16/2022

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick and Curator of History Chad Stewart for an exclusive tour of the furniture collection within the Heyward-Washington House. Go behind the ropes for a...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

06/17/2022

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

06/18/2022

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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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

06/24/2022

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

07/08/2022

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

07/15/2022

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: Haute for Summer with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman

07/21/2022

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman for an exclusive, in-depth tour of the Museum’s collection of summer fashions.  Go behind the scenes in the Museum’s storeroom and get an...

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Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

07/22/2022

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

07/29/2022

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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