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.
Women Creators: A Special Women’s History Month Talk with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman
This March, celebrate Women’s History Month with a talk by Virginia Theerman, Curator of Historic Textiles. She will be highlighting women creators currently featured in Designers + Artisans: Made in the Lowcountry, now on view in the Historic Textiles Gallery. The talk will range from young girls stitching samplers in the 18th century to accessory designers in the 21st. Theerman will discuss what we know about each artist, how women are documented within the historical record, and how new sources can shed light on old stories.
This lecture is FREE for Members and FREE for the public. ***SUGGESTED DONATION $10***
Due to COVID-19 concerns: registration, social distancing and masks are required. Attendees will be limited to 20% of the normal capacity of the Arthur M. Wilcox Auditorium.
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In the Museum’s Armory, see excellent examples of historic weaponry, dating from 1750 to the twentieth century, with uses that ranged from military to more personal applications such as hunting and dueling.
In the Lowcountry History Hall, see materials relating to the Native Americans who first inhabited the Lowcountry and the African American and European settlers who transformed the region into an agricultural empire.
In the Natural History gallery you will see an extraordinary array of birds, reptiles and mammals that have called the South Carolina Lowcountry home since prehistory, including contributions from noted naturalists.