Carolina Knives: The Roots of a Revival

July 28, 2021 - December 22, 2021

  • Presented By: McKissick Museum
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: McKissick Museum
  • Address: McKissick Museum, 816 Bull Street, COLUMBIA, SC 29208
  • Phone: (803) 777-7251
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free

McKissick Museum presents "Carolina Knives: The Roots of a Revival," an exhibit showcasing over 100 examples of utilitarian and decorative knives by contemporary Carolina knifemakers. The exhibit also features select examples of both manufactured and custom-made knives and blades forged outside the southeastern United States and in regions of Africa with strong blacksmithing traditions that informed the history of knives in the Carolinas prior to World War II.

McKissick is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm, and Saturday, 11:00am to 3:00pm.