Events & Exhibits

Andrea Hazel Art Exhibit –   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 – “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.

Edisto History Harvest Festival – 10:00 – 3:00, Saturday, March 10th, New First Missionary Baptist Church (rain location – Jane Edwards School). Free and open to the public. Bring you family treasures (such as old photographs, letters, deeds, maps, etc.) so they can be preserved for future generations through digital scanning. Other activities include a free hot dog lunch, gospel music performances, children’s activities, live music from Edisto Gumbo band, and sweetgrass weaving demonstrations among others. Bring the whole family for a day of fun while ensuring your family’s legacy lives on. Sponsored by EIHPS and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

New Gullah Supper Club – 5:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25th, at a private location on Edisto Island. Chef Kardea Brown (as seen on the Food Network and Cooking Channel) is presenting the Gullah cuisine Supper Club. Tickets are $100 per person and are limited. To learn more about this event, go to and type in Edisto Island.



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