Learn more about programs offered at the South Carolina Historical Society Museum and Archives.

Family Programs

Family programs at the South Carolina Historical Society Museum are tied to the history and geography of South Carolina. These activities are just as exciting for adults as they are for children!

Click on the links below to learn about each month’s program and don’t forget to let us know that you’re coming so that we have enough supplies for everyone!

May’s Family Program

Watercolor Workshop inspired by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith.

Children 6 and up are invited to join Sarah Samuel Holley from ARTScool Charleston for a morning of watercolor instruction.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019  Time: 10:30-12:00 pm  Location: Fireproof Building

May 2019 Family Program Flyer

Click below to register, or email Education Coordinator Bailey Knight at

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Programs for Life Long Learners

We are constantly creating new programs. Check back often to see what we have to offer!

Eliza Lucas Pinckney and The Indigo Girl

Has your book club read The Indigo Girl? The program “Eliza Lucas Pinckney and The Indigo Girl” includes a presentation about the process of growing and harvesting indigo grown right here at the South Carolina Historical Society Museum and an analysis of fiction and nonfiction information in The Indigo Girl. Afterwards, participants dye their own dishtowel in a natural indigo vat!

For more information, and to book this program, email Education and Volunteer Coordinator Bailey Knight at

Professional Development

Education and Volunteer Coordinator Bailey Knight can come to your school or district to present the educator workshop Engaging Students with Primary Sources. The workshop is designed to help teachers increase access and use of primary sources in the classroom, establish best practices for teaching with primary sources, and familiarize educators with resources provided by the SCHS and Library of Congress.

For more information and to book the workshop, contact Bailey Knight at or 843-723-3225, ext. 117.