Avery Research Center
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 on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 as HVAC Issues Are Resolved. We Anticipate Being Open on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 10AM. Thank You for Your Patience!
The Avery Research Center Will Close at 3pm on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Due to HVAC issues. There Are Plans to Open Normal Business Hours on Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, But Those Are Subject to Change.
The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public tomorrow (Thursday, June 18, 2015) due to building maintenance. Normal business hours should resume on Friday, June 19, 2015.
The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public on Friday, May 15, 2015 due to CofC Graduation. Congratulations to all the graduates at CofC and elsewhere!
MALCOLM X: BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION/OBSERVANCE AT THE AVERY RESEARCH CENTER – SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015 FROM 1:00PM – 6:00PM
In observance of the 90th birthday of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El Shabazz), the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture invites the community out on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 1:00pm–6pm to view the exhibition: MALCOLM X: 50 YEARS AND COUNTING, THE LEGACY CONTINUES. The exhibition, which opened in February 2015, […]