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Last Minute Holiday Gift Picks Under $30

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Events | Comments Off on Last Minute Holiday Gift Picks Under $30

The holiday season is well underway and available shopping days are almost gone, so it’s just about time to panic! This year we thought we’d do a little last minute shopping ourselves and share some of our favorites finds with you, in case you are feeling that last-minute gift buying panic, too.

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Collections Corner – Pearl Harbor Christmas Card

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in History | Comments Off on Collections Corner – Pearl Harbor Christmas Card

December 7, is the anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. This special object in the State Museum’s collection is tied to the story of Columbia, SC native Jack Williams who served on the USS Arizona.

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ASTROBLOG: Winter (Solstice) is Coming

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in Astronomy | Comments Off on ASTROBLOG: Winter (Solstice) is Coming

The holiday season is now in full swing, and we’re well on our way to the winter solstice on December 21 – the shortest day, and longest night – of the year.

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SC State Museum Volunteers Visit the new Florence County Museum!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Education | Comments Off on SC State Museum Volunteers Visit the new Florence County Museum!

SC State Museum Volunteers Visit the new Florence County Museum

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ASTROBLOG: A Trip to the Netherlands!

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Astronomy, Education | Comments Off on ASTROBLOG: A Trip to the Netherlands!

Recently, SC State Museum Boeing Observatory Manager, Matthew Whitehouse, traveled to the Netherlands for a special conference on astronomy education. Learn more about his trip!

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