special events

Special Events & Exhibits

TONIGHT’S LECTURE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF BRIDGES FREEZING. WE WILL RESCHEDULE AND ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE IN A FEW DAYS.  EIHPS 2015 Lecture Series #1 – The Cultivation of Carolina Rice by Dr. Richard Porcher - Tuesday, February 24th at 7:00 p.m.  This lecture will be given at the New First Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1644 Highway 174.  It is open to the public and there is no admission fee.

Art Beyond the Edisto & Beyond Tour – Tuesday, March 3rd – Saturday, May 30th.  This exhibit will feature original art by our former Edisto & Beyond Tour artists.  Each artist will have 2-4 pieces of their work and all of them will be for sale.  This is the first time ever collective exhibit by these incredibly talented artists.

Hoedown for History…Dancing in Denim -  Saturday, April 11th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Sunny Side Plantation.  Join us for a rollicking good time dancing under the stars to the music of the Blue Plantation Band and enjoying wonderful food and drinks.  You will be able to purchase a variety of items, including trips, special Edisto Island sign-up events and raffle tickets ($10 each) for three wonderful prizes. Proceeds from this event will help support our preservation projects.

Reservations can be made beginning on March 1st  and are $60 per person if purchased by March 31st. After that date, reservations will be $65 per person. No phone orders please.

2015 Edisto & Beyond Tour – Saturday, October 10th.  Tickets to this popular event will go on sale to members only in July.  If any tickets remain, they will go on sale to the public in August.















Visit the Gift Shop

Before you leave, 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
email: shop@edistomuseum.org