The Coastal Discovery Museum will present “Generations” during January and February 2019.  You are cordially invited to discover and enjoy original works created by eight members of the renowned Palmer family of artists at the Coastal Discovery Museum during January and February 2019. The Palmers’ connection to Hilton Head Island began over fifty years ago […]

Today, the descendants of West Africans that were brought to the coastal islands of South Carolina and Georgia in bondage are striving to preserve a way of life. Gullah is more than simply the language and name of a people. It encompasses the essence of struggle, spirituality, perseverance and tradition. The Native Island Gullah People […]

Chamber Restaurant Week Visit us February 4 – 10, 2019 for the 2019 Chamber Restaurant Week! Modeled after successful restaurant weeks in New York and other cities, last year’s 10th annual Chamber Restaurant Week featured 70+ of the area’s top award-winning restaurants. View menus from this year’s participants below. Visit participating restaurants as they offer […]

Edith Wood Presents “In the Eye of the Beholder” Lowcountry Photography Exhibit  The Society of Bluffton Artists Featured Artist exhibit will show from Feb. 4-March 3 with an opening Reception is from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at the SoBA Gallery Award-winning photographer Edith Wood has always had a love of the outdoors. She […]

African American Genealogy Instructor: Amanda Hughes Thursday, February 7, 2019 – 1pm This class is designed to offer techniques and resources of special interest to those researching African-American family history. The class begins by describing the methods basic to all family research regardless of ethnicity. It then offers suggestions for moving beyond the 1870 brick […]

Shore Bird Migration The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Nicholas Wallover, the Regional Biologist for the ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve on February 7 at 3 pm for this program about our shorebirds.  Every spring, thousands of shorebirds utilize South Carolina’s beach and marsh habitats.  These habitats provide critical stopover areas for birds on […]