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Virtual Museum – Let’s Get Colorful!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Art | Comments Off on Virtual Museum – Let’s Get Colorful!

We’ve turned some of our digitized art into coloring pages. If you don’t have a printer a home, that’s ok you can save this image to your...

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South Carolina State Museum Commission and Foundation Board Names New Executive Director

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Museum News | Comments Off on South Carolina State Museum Commission and Foundation Board Names New Executive Director

The South Carolina State Museum Commission and the South Carolina State Museum Foundation Board are excited to announce Amy Bartow-Melia as the new executive director of the South Carolina State Museum.

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The Best Friend of Charleston: Short-Lived, Long Legacy

Posted by on May 18, 2020 in History | Comments Off on The Best Friend of Charleston: Short-Lived, Long Legacy

Learn more about one of the South Carolina State Museum’s most recognizable objects: The Best Friend of Charleston.

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Now On Display: Frederick Douglass Walking Stick

Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in History, Museum News | Comments Off on Now On Display: Frederick Douglass Walking Stick

The museum recently acquired walking stick belonging to abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. The stick was gifted to him while visiting Charleston, S.C. in March 1888. The Douglass Walking stick is one of a kind and is now on display.

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Hands-On Home Science – Got Baking Soda and Vinegar? Let’s Make a Volcano (and more)!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2020 in Educational Resources, Hands-On Home Science | Comments Off on Hands-On Home Science – Got Baking Soda and Vinegar? Let’s Make a Volcano (and more)!

By: Laura Kane, Education Manager Students and teachers may be away from their classrooms and science labs at the moment, but there are...

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