Events & Exhibits

Andrea Hazel Art Exhibit – September 19th – December 30th.  Andrea Hazel is the 2017 Tour Artist, and many of her paintings will be on exhibit, including all of the tour properties as well as other works.  Most paintings will be for sale.

EIHPS Lecture Series – “History Hiding in Plain View” by Mary Elliott, Curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).  7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 16th at the New First Missionary Baptist Church (1644 Hwy. 174).  Free and open to the public.  Ms. Elliott is co-curator of the Smithsonian’s “Slavery and Freedom” exhibit, of which the Edisto slave cabin is a major feature.  She will discuss the importance of preserving family artifacts, documents and photographs that reflect Edisto’s rich history.

Edisto Museum’s Open House and Sale – 10:00 – 4:00, Friday, November 24th.  No admission to visit the Museum and all non-consignment gift items will be discounted by 20%, a 50% section of selected items, and cookies and lemonade.  Come in for a relaxed and pleasant Black Friday experience.

EIHPS Lecture Series – “Slave Cabins of South Carolina” by Joseph McGill.  7:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22nd at the New First Missionary Baptist Church (1644 Hwy. 174).  Free and open to the public.  Mr. McGill is a program officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, whose mission is to preserve remaining slave cabins.



Visit the Gift Shop

Before you leave the museum, spend some time in our gift shop. we have a special section of books, games and toys for children as well as adults. We also feature a wide selection of one-of-a-kind, hand-made crafts from local artisans, including jewelry, pottery, wood carvings and paintings. And, because we're a non-profit organization, there's no sales tax so you save money while supporting a worthy cause. we hope to see you soon!

Contact Us

Address: 8123 Chisolm Plantation Road
Edisto Island, SC 29438

Phone: 843.869.1954
Fax: 843.869.2754