Post and Courier: Charleston gets a new museum

Charleston is full of historic spaces, but no spot is more imbued with the spirit of the past than the site of Gadsden’s Wharf. Located on the western side of the Cooper River where that waterway joins the Ashley in Charleston harbor, the wharf was at one point in the 18th century the largest quayside

Art Daily: Saving praise houses before their African lineage is forgotten

The Rev. Kay Colleton will never forget the time she first laid eyes on Moving Star Hall, a tiny white clapboard building with a leaning chimney, a crooked roof and a storied history. The hall is a rare surviving example of a praise house — humble one-room structures used as places of worship by enslaved

International African American Museum sets day to honor Masons

WHAT: The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of South Carolina Day at the International African American Museum WHEN: Sunday, December 17, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. WHERE: The International African American Museum / 14 Wharfside Street / Charleston, S.C. 29401 DETAILS: The International African American Museum (IAAM) will host members of the Most

Greenville Business Magazine: International African American Museum to Host “Creative Gathering” Exhibition, Special Holiday Celebrations

The International African American Museum (IAAM) in Charleston has set in place the next exhibition, along with holiday observances and events running from mid-December through Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15, 2024. Creative Gathering: A Space for Gathering, Fellowship, and Reflection runs from Dec. 14, 2023, through Jan. 14, 2024. The exhibition, which will

Town Carolina: International African American Museum: Long and Winding Road

It’s been a long time coming—23 years, to be exact. It took that long to muster the support and funding required to create the International African American Museum. It was in 2000 that former Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr., voiced a need for the museum in his State of the City address. “The museum