Category: News & Notes

We Celebrate Year Round, a Black History Month Virtual Program (February 26, 2021 at 12 p.m.)

Join the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for its newest virtual programming: We Celebrate Year Round Virtual Black History Program.  It is an interactive, thought-provoking and inspiring virtual Black history program created to spark meaningful conversation and engage students grades K-12, while reiterating the importance of Black influence on the world. Produced by Eye …

New Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) Exhibition on Black Women

Hidden Voices: Enslaved Women in the Lowcountry and U.S. South explores the history of Black women in the American South from the Antebellum era to the Reconstruction era. Focusing on the experiences of enslaved women in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry in both rural and urban contexts, the exhibit examines African American women’s labor, …

Museum Tours Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis we are not offering public tours. We encourage you to review our digital exhibitions available on the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI).

Accessing the Collections at the Avery Research Center

The Phillis Wheatly Literary and Social Club Reading Room is now open by appointment only. Appointment options and procedures may change as institutional policies develop, best practices continue to emerge, or where circumstances merit adjustments. General Information All in-person research will be by appointment only. Walk-in appointments will not be permitted. Occupancy in the Reading …

COVID-19 POLICIES: Avery Research Center is not open for tours or walk-in researchers. Researchers must schedule a consultation before making an appointment.

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