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The Charleston Museum

June 2017
Take a dip into swimwear history via six retro suits

May 2017
What’s happening this month?

May 2017
Alicia Rhett returned to her home on Tradd Street after filming to focus on her artwork, particularly portrait...

March 2017
What’s happening this month?

January 2017
In the last year of the 19th century, from February 6 to 14, the Lowcountry resembled this idyllic snowy scene, having...

December 2016
In this photograph, taken on Christmas Eve 1937, pedestrians are beckoned by lower King’s window displays

November 2016
What’s happening this month?

September 2016
Load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town

A glimpse at a bustling, early 20th-century Charleston

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

August 2016
Looking back at early Lowcountry hurricanes

August 2016
The Charleston Museum’s 19th-century curator, Gabriel E. Manigault, masterfully prepared dozens of skeletons now on...

June 2016
School’s out, but that doesn’t mean you can’t develop new hobbies, take your skills to the next level, or get involved...

February 2015
Martha Zierden shares a glimpse inside her world as The Charleston Museum’s curator of historical archaeology

January 2016
Fenwick Hall Plantation

November 2015
For prolific artist Richard ''Duke'' Hagerty, a four-decade retrospective of his wild surrealist paintings is just...

July 2015
Preservation Society executive director Kristopher King seeks to dovetail the past with progress in his favorite city

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

November 2014

September 2014
From “grown-to-sewn” to big vats of moody blues, Donna Hardy is dyeing to reclaim history

September 2014
Alfred Crabtree, master silversmith and brassmonger, has been tending Charleston’s treasures for decades

June 2014
Dapper local neckwear, plus a few blasts from the past

Glam evening gowns from Charleston's past

October 2013
Sharon Cooper-Murray preserves the disappearing language and folk art of the Gullah Geechee culture 

October 2013
Get in the spirit of All Hallow's Eve and head out to some of the Lowcountry's spookiest spots. Supernatural...

May 2013
Meet the Spoleto scene makers

February 2013
Grahame Long reveals a murderous side of Holy City history in Dueling in Charleston

February 2012
Looking back into Charleston's haunting past at the Aiken-Rhett House

January 2012
A dig along the Ashley River reveals one of our state’s earliest known English settlements

January 2011
This month at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, 70 pieces of Charleston’s past—from centuries-old furniture, paintings,...