Pack your lunch and come at the Robert Mills House for a special tour of Prideful Possessions: A South Carolina Silver Sampler. Afterwards, we will enjoy a picnic lunch in the gardens of the Robert Mills House or in the Carriage House at Robert Mills in the event of inclement weather.The event will take place on April 17 from 12-1 p.m.The event is free for Historic Columbia members, $5 for adults, $3 for college students.
Showcasing rarely displayed pieces from Historic Columbia’s museum collection, Prideful Possessions: A South Carolina Silver Sampler is a thematically-driven show will investigate makers, sellers and consumers of silver in Columbia and Richland County during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Explore the forms and function of various pieces while you learn the stories behind the manufacture, collection and use of coin and sterling, domestic and imported wares.
Check the list for highlights of the new silver exhibit.
Source: HC website
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