October 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:

October 1* – Screen Printing Clay Resist & Indigo Workshop with Local Artist Kristy Bishop Reschedule to October 23

October 5 – Kid Tours: Skeletons

October 7 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

October 8– Community Day at the Dill Sanctuary

October 13 – The Charleston Museum: America’s First Museum Book Launch

October 15* – Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop with Local Artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond SOLD OUT

October 20* – Homeschool History Day: Bones, Dirt, and Pottery SOLD OUT

October 20* – Revolutionary War Siege Lines Walking Tour with Director Carl Borick

October 21 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

October 25* – Discovery Day: Pumpkin Party

October 25* – Travel Candle Making Workshop with Local Artist Daisy McClellan

October 27 – The Work of Dr. Gabriel Manigault: An Intersection of Science, History, and Art with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson

October 28* – Halloween Party: Trick or Treat at the Museum

October 28 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

October 29* – Nature’s Pigment & Paint Making with Local Artist Kristy Bishop

*Reservations Required

-Submitted by The Charleston Museum

(Image credit: The Charleston Museum)