January at the Charleston Museum

The Charleston Museum includes two historic homes, the Joseph Manigault House and the Heyward-Washington House. Tours for both historic houses are on the half hour from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm Sunday. Last tour of the day begins at 4:30 pm. The calendar of special events this month include the following:

January 5 – Kid Tours: Fur & Frost

January 7 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

January 10 – Hidden Treasures: Re-Assessing South Carolina Silversmiths opens to the public

January 11* – Discovery Day: Fur and Feathers

January 12 – The Charleston Museum’s 249th Birthday!

January 14 Conversations with a Curator: Early Days Gallery with Curator of Historic Archaeology Martha Zierden

January 14 Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

January 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Museum and historic houses OPEN regular hours

January 20* – Homeschool History Day: Patriots, Pistols and Parliament

January 21 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

January 22* – Floral Arrangement Workshop with the Garden Club of Charleston

January 28 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

January 29* – Full STEAM Ahead: Glow

Reserve early if you would like to attend either of these upcoming popular workshops:

February 5* Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop with Local Artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond

March 26* Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop

*Reservations Required

-Submitted by The Charleston Museum

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