Phone: (803) 898-4954
Maintains and cares for the collections of the State Museum.
Curator of Natural History
Phone: (803) 898-4946
Maintains the natural history collection, which consists primarily of fossils but also includes Recent mammals, insects, mollusks, and reptiles/amphibians. Expands the collection through mission-based research and donations. Contact if you have questions about SC geology and paleontology, or for requests for specimen identifications.
Director of Education
Phone: (803) 898-4944
Responsible for science and technology as well as Windows to New Worlds-related assignments.
Curator of History
Phone: (803) 898-4942
Develops history exhibitions, conducts research, and maintains and cares for the comprehensive collection of cultural history artifacts in the museum. Also works on programs for the public as well as answering inquiries about historic objects.
Director of Collections and Interim Art Curator
Phone: (803) 898-4941
Responsible for review of all works of art including fine, folk and other such objects created in South Carolina or made by a native South Carolinian. This includes paintings, prints, photographs, drawings, pottery, quilts, baskets, furniture, sculpture and anything else that is hand-made.
Phone: (803) 898-8406
Manages the museum’s 55ft digital dome planetarium, presents planetarium shows and helps develop educational components to the planetarium.
Phone: (803) 898-4918
Manages the museum’s state-of-the-art observatory as well as developing educational programs and plans.