23 02, 2021

Avery Research Center Continues Legacy of Educational Excellence

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture builds upon the foundation of its namesake the Avery Normal Institute, which served African American students from 1865 to 1954.

9 01, 2020

Avery Research Center to Reopen After Two-Year Renovation

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The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston will reopen this month following extensive structural renovations.

31 01, 2017

Avery Research Center Closing for Renovations

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The center says it will shut its doors from Feb. 1, 2017, to Oct. 15, 2017, for a major improvement project to replace heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems throughout the building. The renovations will greatly enhance the building's archival storage conditions.

30 08, 2016

Updated Exhibit Sheds New Light on Avery Center’s History

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The history of the Avery Normal Institute, the legacy of its students and its impact on the community is getting a fresh retelling in an updated exhibition at the Avery Research Center.