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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Events and Virtual Programs

Holiday Planetarium Lighting
Tues., Dec. 2 from 5 – 7 p.m.

The museum is staying open late for members and guests to enjoy holiday shows, special shopping time in the Cotton Mill Exchange, and more. Plus, at the end of the evening we will be officially “lighting” the exterior planetarium dome with a special holiday theme this year thanks to our friends at Ambient Media! Click HERE to learn more.


Santa Saturday
Sat., Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Santa will be at the museum to meet with guests and members! Get your wish lists ready and bring your cameras to take a fun picture with our jolly friend. Plus, enjoy the 4D theater holiday show, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4D and more when you visit! Click HERE to learn more.


Telescope Livestream
Sat., Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. via Facebook and YouTube

Join State Museum Boeing Observatory staff for a virtual look at the night sky (including the Andromeda Galaxy) from a telescope streamed on Facebook Live! Weather permitting, staff will livestream a telescope feed from the museum and be available to answer questions in the comments.


Cotton Mill ExchangeState Employee Discount Week
Tues., Dec. 7 – Sat., Dec. 11

South Carolina State Employees will receive an 10% purchases in the museum store, The Cotton Mill Exchange, during this week. State employees who are also museum members will receive 20% off. Not a member? Join today!


Virtual Planetarium Sky Tour
Thurs., Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. via Facebook

Join State Museum planetarium manager, Liz Klimek, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month for a virtual exploration of the stars, planets and constellations you can observe in night-sky. These programs premier on the museum’s Facebook page at the designated time listed above.


Cotton Mill Exchange, South Carolina State MuseumMember Discount Day
Sat., Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Last chance for museum members to receive an extra 10% purchases on in the museum store. Not a member? Join today!


Santa Saturday
Sat., Dec. 11 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Santa will be at the museum to meet with guests and members! Get your wish lists ready and bring your cameras to take a fun picture with our jolly friend. Plus, enjoy the 4D theater holiday show, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4D and more when you visit! Click HERE to learn more.


Virtual Crafty Jammies Storytime – The Grinch
Tues., Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Join the SCSM the 2nd Tuesday of every month for a very special bedtime story and craft time with some of our favorite literary characters! Click HERE to learn more.


Members Holiday PJ Party
Fri., Dec. 17 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Our annual Members Only Holiday Party is BACK! Enjoy a night at the museum with a chance to see our special holiday shows, shop in the museum store and more. Click HERE to learn more.


Santa Saturday
Sat., Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Santa will be at the museum to meet with guests and members! Get your wish lists ready and bring your cameras to take a fun picture with our jolly friend. Plus, enjoy the 4D theater holiday show, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 4D and more when you visit! Click HERE to learn more.


Telescope Livestream
Sat., Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. via Facebook and YouTube

Join State Museum Boeing Observatory staff for a virtual look at the night sky (including the Moon) from a telescope streamed on Facebook Live! Weather permitting, staff will livestream a telescope feed from the museum and be available to answer questions in the comments.