Join us Monday July 30th 2018 at Seawells 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm for Hampton Preston House Renovations by Robin Waites of Historic Columbia.

robin-waites of Historic Columbia

Robin Waites is the Executive Director for Historic Columbia and has served in that capacity since 2004.  A life-long resident of Columbia, Robin is well equipped to work with the various constituents and issues that are key factors in the preservation of historic assets and education on local history in South Carolina’s capital city.

A product of Columbia’s Richland School District One, Robin attended Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont where she received a bachelor of arts with a double major in Art History and Russian.  She received a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of SC in 1996 and subsequently began work at the South Carolina State Museum.  She served in a variety of capacities including the chief curator of art, which was her position when she left the State Museum to work with Historic Columbia.

Robin is active in the community, serving on the board of the Delta House, Civil Rights Center at the University of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Dharma Group.