The C. Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture’s Mission is to research, document, support and emphasize the history and contributions of African Americans in general, but specifically in Kingstree and Williamsburg County, SC and incorporate more diversity into programs for children.
* A Beautiful Black Christmas
* African American Dolls
* African Americans in History
* Hand Made Quilts by African
* Original Harlem Renaissance Art
* Ceramics and Pottery by African Americans
* Black Memorabilia
The many collections include:
* Christmas: Black Santas, angels,
nutcrackers, nativity scenes and
* African American Dolls: 65 originals by
the very talented and creative African
American doll artists, LTD and Artist
Dolls by German and European Doll
Artists, vintage and antique, etc.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
10th Anniversary of the C. Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture, December 18 & 19, 2020
Let us celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the C Williams Rush Museum of African-American Arts & Culture on Friday and Saturday, December 18 and 19, 2020 at 200 Hampton Avenue in Kingstree, South Carolina. This will be a hybrid and abbreviated celebration of the Gullah Geechee people and culture via video,, drive by exhibition and “A Taste of the Gullah Geechee Foods” on Saturday 2:00 - 4:00 PM. You can drive through and sample some of the Gullah Geechee foods. We are adhering to the CDC and governmental guidelines and making this event both virtual and socially distanced outside, with a drive-through format
Your support and contributions will enable us to enhance our collections and exhibitions, and add technology to our programs. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
On hold until further notice:
Bingo on 1st and 3rd Thursday’s monthly. Come and join us for fun and socializing!
The following stages outline the current plan to re-open the Museum on June 16, 2020, and are subject to change:
The CDC and other governmental guidelines will be followed and adhered to and includes wearing masks upon entering and inside the museum, social distancing, hand washing, other safe and healthy activities.
Sunday, January 23, 2020 at Friendship UM Church, speaker Cassandra Williams Rush will share ‘Williamsburg County Early Colored/Negro Schools’.
Not just for February, BLACK History Month, schedule your Educational Speaker or Historical Presentation for ANY TIME or ANY MONTH!
Black History is 12 months per year!
South Carolina Pottery
Your support and contributions will support the operations of the Museum to include utilities, exhibitions and educational programs. Your generous donation will fund our mission.