The Charleston Museum Offering Virtual Content

Press Release

Due to the evolving nature of the Covid-19 threat, The Charleston Museum and its Historic Houses will be closed March 18th through March 31st.

All adult programs for the month of March have been rescheduled or will be reformatted for digital content through the Museum's Social Media outlets. All children's programming for the month of March has been canceled.

The Charleston Museum is committed to pursuing our mission and bringing our Collection, to you, through programming, tours, education and more. The Museum and its Historic Houses will have a variety of content, lessons, videos, and virtual tours during this uncertain time, as long as we are able while following CDC recommendations and orders from State officials.

The current schedule for Virtual Content:
  • Tuesday, March 24th at 2 pm with Curator of Historical Archaeology, Martha Zierden
    • Martha will be in the Museum's Storeroom discussing her work with the NSF grant and colleges from the University of Georgia will likely tune in to contribute.
  • Wednesday, March 25th at 2 pm with Senior Curator of History, Grahame Long
    • Grahame Long will be updating the Museum's Loeblein Gallery of Charleston Silver during the time the Museum is closed. Grahame will be open for questions on the objects, Charleston Silver, and more!
  • Thursday, March 26th at 2 pm with Executive Director, Carl Borick
    • Carl Borick will be discussing the American Revolution and how items in our collection related to this critical time in Charleston, and the country's, history. This virtual content may be available via Facebook Live or as a pre-recorded video.
All of the above videos will be streamed through the museum's Facebook page on Facebook Live (barring any technical difficulties or state mandates). The museum will also be releasing a variety of videos from all of their collections, and lessons for kids, on Instagram and Facebook as well as a learning guide to access the plethora of information already available through their Research section. The museum encourages the public to send any requests, help with homework, questions for any of our curators, or any other inspiration by sending a message to any of their social media outlets.

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