This Week at the Charleston Museum

Posted By Bill Payer on Feb 27, 2023 | 0 comments

Kid Tours: 250th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibit Part 1

Wednesday March 1

3:30 – 4:30 pm

What do Japanese armor, a bloody battle flag, and a hyena skeleton have in common? Come find out as the Museum celebrates its 250th anniversary. Kid Tours is a series designed to highlight artifacts from our collection that have fascinated children for years. Kid Tours meet the first Wednesday during the months of August to May at 3:30 PM. This program includes a tour highlighting the weekly theme and an engaging craft project or educational activity. FREE for Members and FREE with admission to The Charleston Museum. LEARN MORE

Special 250th Early Days Gallery Tour with Chief of Collections Jennifer McCormick

Thursday March 2

3:30 pm

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 Chief of Collections, Jennifer McCormick, 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. REGISTER

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