There are a number of interesting workshops and tours on the calendar this month and in January 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 the following:
December 2 – 30 – Garden Club of Charleston Holiday Decorations at the Joseph Manigault House
December 2 – 15 – Museum Store Members Holiday Sale
December 7* – Children’s Holiday Workshop
December 9 – Conversations with a Curator: Baubles and Bulbs
December 9 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department
December 15* – Homeschool History Day: Holidays in the Lowcountry
December 16 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department
December 24 – Museum and historic houses close at 1:30 pm
December 25 – Museum and historic houses closed- Merry Christmas!
Upcoming events in January for the 250th Anniversary Celebrations of America’s first museum:
Thursday, January 12, 2023 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
250th Anniversary Commemoration of America’s First Museum, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Anthea M. Hartig, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Free event with registration. For more information and to register, click here.
Friday, January 13, 2023 | 7:00 – 10:00 pm
21+ Nighttime at the Museum
For more information and to register, click here.
Saturday, January 14 | 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
The Charleston Museum’s 250th Birthday Party
For more information, click here.
(Image credit: The Charleston Museum)