Events

The Foundation’s mission is supported through the generosity of preservation-minded donors, as well as the Foundation’s primary earned-income programs: the Charleston  Antiques Show, Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens, Licensed Products Program and retail shops. The Foundation fulfills its educational mission through the interpretation of its collections, public programs and two museum sites: the Nathaniel Russell House and the Aiken-Rhett House.

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Beyond the Big House

Date: 9/16/2017  |   Time: 2:00 PM

Presented in partnership with The Slave Dwelling Project, Historic Charleston Foundation offers an opportunity to step inside the back buildings and former work lots of Charleston's private houses. These kitchens, carriage houses and slave dwellings tell the stories of the enslaved in Charleston, their lives and labor.
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Carolina Gold: How Rice Culture Shaped the Lowcountry

Date: 9/21/2017  |   Time: 6:00 PM

While many people know that the wealth of early Carolina was built upon slave labor and rice growing plantations, few people understand how that grain, which came to be known as "Carolina Gold" was grown, harvested, milled and processed.
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The Courts and Alleys of Charleston

Date: 11/9/2017  |   Time: 6:00 PM

Historic Charleston Foundation historian Katherine Pemberton will present an illustrated talk about Charleston's many alleys and courts from the city's earliest development to the present.
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Purchase Bee Cause Honey

Date: 12/31/2017  |   Time: 12:00 AM

As a recipient of a grant from The Bee Cause Project for the installation of an observation hive in the Romney Urban Garden, HCF is offering 12 ounce jars of Savannah Bee Company honey for sale at $15 each. Please help us sell our allocation of 150 jars by the end of the year. These jars of honey make perfect gifts for teachers, hostesses, guests, friends or just Bee Cause gifts.
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Preserve & Protect

Established in 1947, Historic Charleston Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the historical, architectural and material culture that make up Charleston's rich and irreplaceable heritage. More>

Contact Us

Historic Charleston Foundation
40 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-723-1623


2017 Spring Festival and Antiques Show Ticket Office: 
108 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-722-3405
 

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