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State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Museum News | 0 comments

More museum interactives and gallery spaces will be available, along with increased hours of operation and more.

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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 | 0 comments

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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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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Art Collection To Go Digital in 2020 Thanks to IMLS

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Museum News | Comments Off on Art Collection To Go Digital in 2020 Thanks to IMLS

Thanks to IMLS, the State Museum will inventory its art collection and capture high-quality digital images of each piece to add to our new collections management system.

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South Carolina State Museum Receives National Recognition

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Museum News | Comments Off on South Carolina State Museum Receives National Recognition

The South Carolina State Museum has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).

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