Early Furniture: A Closer Look at Enslaved Craftsmanship

Early Furniture: A Closer Look at Enslaved Craftsmanship

On February 24, join Chief of Collections, Jennifer McCormick for an exclusive tour of the furniture collection within the Heyward-Washington House. Go behind the ropes for a closer look at these significant English and Charleston-made pieces to learn about their various styles, construction, materials and makers. Hear about cabinetmakers, Thomas Elfe, Robert Walker and Martin Pfeninger and the enslaved craftsmen who created these incredible furnishings.

Reservations required. EFFECTIVE February 7, 2022:  Per CDC recommendations, masks are encouraged if you have not been fully vaccinated. We appreciate your cooperation in helping to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

$25 Museum Members | $40 Non-Members

Register online or call 843.722.2996 ext. 224.

SOLD OUT: please contact Susan McKellar at [email protected] to be added to the wait list or to be notified when this tour is offered again.


02/24/2022, 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm


The Heyward-Washington House
87 Church Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401


This event is fully booked.

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