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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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/17/2024 - 06/21/2024

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Surround yourself with nature at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along the Stono River. Campers get down and dirty exploring a marsh...

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Kid Tours: Beautiful Bugs

06/19/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Bugs come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and patterns! Learn about the beautiful bugs in the Charleston Museum’s collections and design your own beautiful bug buddy! Kid Tours is a...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

06/21/2024

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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Nature Trailers Summer Camp at the Dill Sanctuary

06/24/2024 - 06/28/2024

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Surround yourself with nature at The Charleston Museum’s Dill Sanctuary, a 580-acre wildlife sanctuary located on James Island along the Stono River. Campers get down and dirty exploring a marsh...

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Kid Tours: Carolina Day

06/26/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the reason for the season—Carolina Day! Discover why June 28th is so important to South Carolinians and how it impacted the American Revolution. Design your own flag to commemorate...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

06/28/2024

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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Kid Tours: Powerful Powder

07/03/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the science behind gun powder and discover its use in cannons, ammunition, and even fireworks! Make your own (non-exploding) firecracker to take home. Kid Tours is a series designed...

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Independence Day: Museum and its historic houses OPEN

07/04/2024

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Charleston Museum and our historic houses are open on Independence Day.   The Charleston Museum: Monday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm Heyward-Washington House:...

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Kid Tours: Wriggling Reptiles

07/10/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Snakes, turtles, and alligators—what’s not to love?! Explore remarkable reptiles from the collection of the Charleston Museum, and craft your own silly snake! Kid Tours is a series designed to...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

07/12/2024

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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Kid Tours: Sunken Sub

07/17/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Archaeologists don’t just dig, some can dive! Learn about underwater archaeology and the story of the H.L Hunley. Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

07/19/2024

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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Kid Tours: Wacky Whales

07/24/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Millions of years ago, whales lived on land! Discover the changes whales have undergone and meet some of the whales in the Museum’s whale-y cool natural history collection. Make your...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

07/26/2024

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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Museum Camp

07/29/2024 - 08/02/2024

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history. Campers ages 6 - 11 are invited to explore the collections of The Charleston Museum to learn...

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STEAM Explorers Camp with Lowcountry Gifted Minds (Ages 6 – 11)

07/29/2024 - 08/02/2024

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

STEAM Explorers Camp is a summer adventure camp with a week full of surprises. Campers will have a STEAM-tastic time as they experience a taste of all that STEAM Camp offers. Campers will safely conduct experiments...

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Kid Tours: Raising Rice

07/31/2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Carolina Gold is not actual gold—it’s rice! Learn all about this important cash crop. Create art with rice, use a mortar and pestle to remove rice shells, and explore how...

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Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

08/02/2024

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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Museum Camp

08/05/2024 - 08/09/2024

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Travel back in time to learn about creatures, customs, and cultures throughout history. Campers ages 6 - 11 are invited to explore the collections of The Charleston Museum to learn...

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