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Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series

The Friends of Drayton Hall are pleased to present the fourth season of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series. Beginning with the opening event of the 2017 season, you’ll experience a range of thought-provoking presentations related to American history and culture by some of today’s most respected historians, archaeologists, and curators. Speakers will also highlight the connections of Charleston and Drayton Hall to their research interests and answer questions from the audience. For additional information on this year’s speakers, please visit the:

Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series website

The 2017 Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series is sponsored by The Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC and The National Trust for Historic Preservation.


FALL 2017 SERIES

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017

Christopher M. Swan, Senior Conservator of Wooden Artifacts, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Furniture Conservation: Some Finer Points

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017

Robert Hunter, Editor, Ceramics in America
A Peculiar Look at the 18th-Century Ceramics of Drayton Hall

LOCATION

Charleston Museum
360 Meeting Street, Charleston SC 29403
Ample parking available.

Doors open at 5:30 pm with a Wine and Cheese Reception. Presentations start promptly at 6:30 pm.
Advance registration required; please arrive for prime seating.


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS SERIES

Joseph Rizzo
Interim Curator of Interpretation & Museum Programming
843-769-2606 or by e-mail