January at the Charleston Museum

There are a number of interesting workshops and tours on the calendar this month and in February 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:

January 4 – Kid Tours: Dino Droppings

January 6 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

January 12* – 250th Anniversary Commemoration of America’s First Museum

January 13* – Nighttime at the Museum 21+

January 14 – The Charleston Museum’s 250th Birthday Party!

January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Museum and houses OPEN

January 19* – Homeschool History Day: Fossil Frenzy

January 19* – Ale and Artifacts Happy Hour at Holy City Brewing 

January 20 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

January 26* – Special 250th Early Days Gallery Tour with Director Carl Borick

January 27 – Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department

*Reservations Required

Looking ahead to February there are several workshops being offered that require advance registration.

February 4*Sweetwater Basket Weaving Workshop with Sarah Edwards-Hammond

February 11*Valentine Candle Making Workshop with Local Artist Daisy McClellan

-Submitted by The Charleston Museum

(Image credit: charlestonmuseum.org)