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The mission of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is to collect, preserve, and promote the unique history and culture of the African diaspora, with emphasis on Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry.  Avery’s archival collections, museum exhibitions, and public programming reflect these diverse populations as well as the wider African Diaspora. The Avery Research Center is located at 125 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29424 in the historic Harleston Village.  Phone: 843.953.7609.

General hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 10am – 5pm, and closed from 12:30pm – 1:30pm daily.

 


News & Notes

Lowcountry Digital History Initiative Publishes Online Tribute in Partnership with Mother Emanuel Church to Commemorate Upcoming Anniversary of Mass Shooting

            Project Link: go.cofc.edu/ldhiemanuel Lowcountry Digital History Initiative: http://ldhi.library.cofc.edu/ (Charleston, SC) The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Africana, and the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are pleased to present a new online exhibition, “A Tribute to the Mother Emanuel,” developed in partnership with […]

The Avery Research Center will be closed to tours on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The Reading Room will be open during normal business hours.

The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public today (Monday, May 9, 2016) due to a major leak in the building. We apologize for the inconvenience.

On Friday, May 6, 2016, tours will be canceled and the center will close to the public at 12pm due to College of Charleston’s Commencement exercises. The Avery Research Center will open at normal business hours on Monday, May 9, 2016. Have a great weekend!

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Transforming Public History in Charleston and the Atlantic World, June 15-17, 2017, hosted by the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Addlestone Library, and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Transforming Public History in Charleston and the Atlantic World June 15-17, 2017, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA Hosted by: The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, Addlestone Library, and the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program at the College of Charleston In partnership with various local, national, […]

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