February 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:

February 4 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

February 6* – Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop with Local Artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond

February 8* – Discovery Day: Winter Gardens

February 11 – Garden & Gun presents Birdwatching, a special exhibition at the Joseph Manigault House

February 11 – Conversations with a Curator: Lowcountry History Hall with Curator of Historical Archaeology Martha Zierden

February 11 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

February 12*  In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

February 12* – Valentine Vintage Vessel Candle Making Workshop with Local Artist Daisy McClellan

February 17* – Homeschool History Day: Black Inventors and Scientists

February 18 Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

February 21 – Presidents’ Day – Museum and historic houses OPEN regular hours

February 24* – Early Furniture: A Closer Look at Enslaved Craftsmanship at the Heyward-Washington House

March 26*Indigo Dying Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop at the Dill Sanctuary

*Reservations Required

-Submitted by The Charleston Museum

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