Together with our partners at the American College of Building Arts (ACBA), the Cultural and Historic Preservation program is pleased to offer an introduction to traditional building arts n Charleston, SC. Working with experts, participants will receive hands-on exposure to the methods and tools used in traditional building trades like iron work, carpentry, stone work, masonry, and plaster work. Students will also learn about the historic role of the building arts in Charleston while touring through the citys incredible architecture. No previous experience necessary. Open to the students and the public.
This 3-credit class will also provide participants with a modern cultural experience of the region, known as the Lowcountry. Students will be housed on the campus of the College of Charleston in the heart of the city and are encouraged to explore all it has to offer. Students will see, hear, and taste the uniqueness of Charleston through excursions to important historical and cultural sites, attractions, and restaurants.