June 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 includes activities for children and the following:

June 4*– In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

June 8 – Kid Tours: Tea Party

June 10 – Conversations with a Curator: Chintz: A Quilted History with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theermen

June 10 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

June 15 – Kid Tours: Hats

June 16* – Exclusive Furniture Tour: A Look at Enslaved Craftsmanship with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick and Curator of History Chad Stewart

June 17 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

June 18* – Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop with Local Artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond

June 20 – 24* – Blue Hues: Indigo Dyeing, Painting, and Printing (Ages 8 – 12) 

June 22 – Kid Tours: Museum Monkeys

June 24 – Fossil Friday with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

June 29 – Kid Tours: Pluff Mud Party

*Reservations Required

-Submitted by the Charleston Museum

(Image credit: charlestonmuseum.org)

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