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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

The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public for renovations starting Wednesday, February 1, 2017 through October 2017. Please continue to follow this website and our Facebook page for more updates.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Avery Research Center is Closing for Renovations February 1st-October 15th, 2017 The College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will be closed to the public February 1st, 2017 through October 15th, 2017, to implement a major improvement project to replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems […]

Register Now For Ta-Nehisi Coates: “A Deeper Black: Race in America”

RESCHEDULED: “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” Ta-Nehisi Coates, Journalist and Author, College of Charleston TD Arena, March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm Following the unfortunate cancellation of journalist and author, Ta-Nehisi Coates, on October 18th, 2016,  The Race and Social Justice Initiative team is proud to announce that he has been rescheduled for March 21, […]

The Avery Research Center will be closed to tours on Monday, January 30, 2017. We will reopen to tours on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at normal business hours.

RESCHEDULED: “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” Ta-Nehisi Coates, Journalist and Author, College of Charleston TD Arena, March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm

RESCHEDULED: “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” Ta-Nehisi Coates, Journalist and Author, College of Charleston TD Arena, March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm Following the unfortunate cancellation of journalist and author, Ta-Nehisi Coates, on October 18th, 2016,  The Race and Social Justice Initiative team is proud to announce that he has been rescheduled for March 21, […]

The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public starting Thursday, December 22, 2016, and will reopen to the public on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

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