Join a roundtable discussion about the Hunter family furniture tradition, featuring Hunter family members, woodworkers, seat weavers, scholars, collectors and conservators. In addition to the Archie Hunter pieces in the exhibit, McKissick Museum will have a display of chairs to compare and contrast. Bring your own Hunter family chair to share and have it documented for your reference and the McKissick Folklife Resource Center archive.
Admission is free. Free parking is available at the museum and at metered spaces in the Pendleton Street Garage on the corner of Pendleton and Bull Streets (free parking on Saturdays).
In Search of the Hunter Family Furniture Tradition is held in conjunction with the McKissick Museum exhibition, A Compass to Guide: South Carolina Cabinet Makers Today. This program and exhibition are made possible through generous support from the South Carolina Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, James A. Brannock Personal Property Appraisals. LLC, Mann Tool & Supply, Inc., Greenville Woodworkers Guild, and Carolina Refinishing Supplies. Jeremy Wooten of Wooten & Wooten will be photographing visitors’ chairs for documentation.