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CHANGING EXHIBITS

The South Carolina State Museum hosts a variety of changing exhibits throughout the year, from exciting blockbuster features to other fascinating displays on South Carolina art, history, natural history, science and more.

Current Changing Exhibts

South Carolina and Reconstruction, 1865-1876 South Carolina and Reconstruction, Columbia, Civil War, South Carolina
Now Open
The years following the Civil War were a time of great upheaval. This exhibition uses artifacts from the time period to examine the devastation of the war, the changes in labor, society, and the law. Visitors will learn that while Reconstruction ended in 1876, we continue to struggle with its promises today. Click HERE to learn more.

 

Eclipsing 50: The State Art Collection 1967 – 2017Eclipsing 50 Exhibit, South Carolina Art, Contemporary Art
Now Open
Eclipsing 50, highlights art work collected between 1967 and 2017 by the South Carolina Arts Commission and is a part of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration.

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Fill in the GapGuitar, Fill in the Gap, Exhibit, South Carolina State Museum
Now Open
This upcoming exhibit is a unique show produced by State Museum curators. They have hand-selected a number items from collections objects acquired between 2015 and 2018 for the public to preview and enjoy, some for the first time. Click HERE to learn more.