On Thursday, Jan. 12, the country’s oldest museum will celebrate a landmark milestone — that’s right, The Charleston Museum, founded in 1773, is turning 250 years old.
Here are 3 ways to celebrate:
- 250th Anniversary Commemoration (Jan. 12, 6-8 p.m.), featuring keynote speaker Dr. Anthea M. Hartig, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
- Nighttime at the Museum (Jan. 13, 7-10 p.m., ages 21+)
- The Charleston Museum’s 250th Birthday Party (Jan. 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.)