September at The Charleston Museum

There are a number of interesting workshops and tours on the calendar this month at the Charleston Museum. The museum also 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:

September 5 – Labor Day: Museum and Historic Houses OPEN

September 7 – Kid Tours: At the Beach

September 9 – Conversations with a Curator: Parrots with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

September 9 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

September 10* – In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

September 10* – Fall Wreath Design Workshop with Local Designer & Master Florist Pia Geraghty

September 15* – Homeschool History Day: Ancient Egypt SOLD OUT

September 16 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

September 17* – Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop

September 17* – Lowcountry Ecology Tour with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

September 22 – A Legacy in Silk: Eliza Lucas Pinckney’s Gown Lecture with Curator of Historic Textiles Virginia Theerman 

September 23 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

September 24* – Intro to Natural Dyeing Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop

September 27* – Discovery Day: Unbe-LEAF-able (for children)

September 30 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

*Reservations Required

-Submitted by The Charleston Museum