March 28: Art and Environment After Hours! The Art of Flintknapping, presenter Rex Garniewicz – $15 per person (over 14 only). For 10,000 years Native People in the Americas crafted beautiful tools from obsidian, chert, flint, and other glassy stones by carefully removing stone flakes from a chunk of rock. You will learn the techniques […]

April 4: Art and Environment After Hours! Horseshoe Crabs: A Living Fossil, presenter Dawn Brut – $15 per person. With its tough, helmet-like body and long, pointed tail, the horseshoe crab is one of the most intriguing and misunderstood marine invertebrates found in our marine waters. Dive in with us as we explore the horseshoe […]

April 11: Art and Environment After Hours! Indigo Exploration, presenter Peggy Pickett – $15 per person. Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney. In 1739, when Eliza was just 17 years old, her experiments with indigo resulted in a very profitable industry for the colony of South Carolina. Hear her unique story, learn […]

April 25: Art and Environment After Hours! Sweetgrass Basket Workshop, presenter Daurus Niles – $65 per person ($15 program + $50 materials). Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry’s best known art forms, from a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker.  Then, try your hand at starting a basket of […]

May 2: Art and Environment After Hours! A Day at the Beach, presenter Dawn Brut and Revecca Shannon – $15 per person. Explore the beach…without actually going to the beach. Discover the wide variety of fascinating critters that you can find on the beach. Learn about what lives in those beautiful shells you find. Investigate […]

May 9: Art and Environment After Hours! Build a Bog, presenter Carlos Chacon – $15 per person. Learn about the different groups of carnivorous plants present in the Lowcountry and walk away with your own carnivorous plant bog garden. Join Carlos Chacon, the Manager of Natural History at the Coastal Discovery Museum, for this unique […]

May 16: Art and Environment After Hours! Herbarium Workshop – $45 per person ($15 program + $30 materials). An herbarium is a systematically arranged collection of mounted, dried plants that can be used as a reference. In this workshop, join 3 local artists to create your own decorative and educational herbarium using locally found materials, […]

May 23: Art and Environment After Hours! Paint Party with Amiri – $45 per person ($15 program + $30 materials). All ages are welcomed at this fun, hands-on workshop hosted by Amiri Farris. Sit with us a while and enjoy the company of other budding artists as we take a step-by-step adventure into the world […]

May 30: Art and Environment After Hours! Spring and Summer Birds of the Lowcountry – $15 per person. Join Naturalist Jill Kombrink for an overview of spring and summer birds of the Lowcountry. This presentation is a great introduction to year-round and migrating songbirds, shorebirds and all those in between. End the evening with a fun suet making activity […]