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Black Medicine/ White Bodies: Interactive Performance

McKissick Museum presents an interactive performance February 16th in conjunction with the exhibition Black Medicine/White Bodies: An Investigation of Charleston’s Yellow Fever Epidemics 1854-1871. The exhibition focuses on the role of traditional African folk healers in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The performance is based upon historical experiences of newly arrived European immigrants, long-term Charleston residents, and African slaves during the yellow fever epidemics that took place. The exhibition runs January 12th – May 6th. Free.