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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.

NEW BLOCKBUSTER EXHIBIT

Savage Ancient Seas

Savage Ancient Seas

Now Open

Discover Savage Ancient Seas, and be transported back 80 million years ago, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. This exciting exhibit features more than 50 prehistoric marine fossils presented in three-dimensional displays.

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UPCOMING EXHIBITS

 

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation
Opens April 29
Created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, this exhibit explores the Indian American experience and the community’s vital political, professional, and cultural contributions to American life and history.

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CURRENT CHANGING EXHIBITS

 

Guy Lipscomb: A Centennial Celebration
Now Open
This small exhibition focuses on South Carolina artist Guy Lipscomb and features pieces in the museum’s collection from the 1990s through 2009, as well as material from his archive.

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South Carolina and the Great WarWWI soldiers in a trench
Now Open
Explore life in South Carolina on the eve of World War I and how the war impacted South Carolinians at home and abroad in this new exhibition.

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ART: Collection of Collectionssocial_collection
Now Open
Discover South Carolina artists through a collection of pieces dating back to 1950. Guests will get to explore works of fine, folk and decorative art made by South Carolina artists

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App4Thatpalm pilot
Closing Soon
App4That explores how smartphone applications have changed the way we live. Travel through time and learn how applications (apps) have changed the way we listen to music, how students learn and how families interact with each other.

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