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The Charleston Museum

May 2018
Annuals that reseed, rain barrels, and events for green thumbs

April 2018
When New York philanthropists Victor and Marjorie Nott Morawetz decided to find a winter home in 1929, they had the...

April 2018
Silver was the preferred metal for dining, drinking, lighting, and decorative ware in the early Charleston home, and...

March 2018
The Garden Club of Charleston has tended historical gardens and hosted tours for nearly a century

February 2018
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January 2018
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July 2017
The image was taken by Morton Brailsford Paine, a local photographer during the ’30s and ’40s, and the young girl...

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

March 2017
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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
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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