Category: Programming

Johns Island Field School Listening Sessions in August 2022

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through the University of Virginia and the Vernacular Architecture Forum to sponsor and support summer field schools that will focus on African American places and engage Black communities, scholars, and students. The first school will be held May 22- June 9, 2023. Website URL Avery Research Center’s Involvement …

The Avery Family Reunion: MyHBCU

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture has been an integral part of the Lowcountry community since its inception as the Avery Normal Institute in 1865. Born during the post-war era when many schools were created to bring education to African Americans, the Avery Normal Institute served as a hub in the …

Juneteenth Open House at the Avery Research Center on June 15th at 4:30 p.m.

Join the Avery Research Center for a unique learning experience in honor of Juneteenth! During this event visitors are invited to: Take a self-guided tour through the Center Learn more about Juneteenth through a podcast that will be airing throughout the building Have the opportunity to receive a copy of the book On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed, …

Avery Research Center May Programs

Register for programs at this link or by clicking the pictures below

COVID-19 POLICIES: The Avery Research Center is NOT currently open for walk-in, guided tours. Researchers must schedule a consultation BEFORE making a research appointment.

OPEN HOUSE: The Avery Research Center currently offers self-guided tours on the second Wednesday of the month. Advance registration required.

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