Special 250th Early Days Gallery Tour with Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson
Thursday May 18
Celebrate the Charleston Museum’s 250th anniversary with a tour of the Museum’s earliest collections in the Early Days gallery, which reflects the Museum’s long history from its founding before the American Revolution to the late twentieth century. Following the tour of Early Days, guests will be led through the Museum’s special exhibit America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving, and Educating, Part 1, highlighting objects from ancient Rome, a Chief’s helmet from the Sandwich Islands acquired in 1798 and Japanese Samurai armor. Join Curator of natural History, Matthew Gibson, for the story of the Museum’s institutional history and take a closer look at some of its earliest objects that have fascinated the public for years.
This program is FREE for Members and FREE with admission. Reservations preferred. To register, go to https://www.charlestonmuseum.org/news-events/events/special-250th-early-days-gallery-tour-with-curator-of-natural-history-matthew-gibson/