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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

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, […]

The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public on Monday, January 18, 2016 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. We will reopen at normal business hours on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Have an enjoyable weekend!

Unfortunately, the Avery Research Center will be closed to the public today (01/05/16). Normal business hours should resume tomorrow. Thank you for your consideration.

The Avery Research Center will be closed to the public from Monday, December 21, 2015 – Friday, January 1, 2016. We will reopen to normal business hours on Monday, January 4, 2016. Have a safe and wonderful holiday and Happy New Year!

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