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Dear State Museum Friend,

As we look back on 2020, we acknowledge the challenges the world has faced amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. As we move forward together in 2021, we continue to strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all our guests. We are excited to welcome everyone back this spring and share with you our newest exhibitions, projects, and programs that have been underway.

This spring, we invite you to make a gift during our annual fund drive to the South Carolina State Museum Foundation. Your donation allows us to continue to engage our community, extend our programming and grow our collection as we share the stories of South Carolina. And, to ensure we continue to reach each teacher and student throughout the State with exceptional educational content, a portion of each donation will be given in support of our educational outreach and teacher professional development initiatives.

We hope to see you at the museum soon! In the meantime, here is how you can continue to support your State Museum:

1. Give Now

Every gift matters and strengthens the impact of the South Carolina State Museum Foundation’s mission! Enclosed is a donation form to determine at what level you would like to offer your support.

2. Spread the Word

Share your visit with us online and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube to keep up with our latest programs, events, and new acquisitions.

3. Join Us

Visit our newest exhibition, Make Some Noise: The Science of Sound/Haz Un Poco De Ruido: La Ciencia Del Sonido, and then grab your family and friends for live “Jazz at the Museum” to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month on Friday, April 30.

Amy Bartow-Melia
Executive Director, SC State Museum


P.S. Please remember that donations to the South Carolina Museum Foundation Annual Fund are 100% tax deductible. Thank you! To make your donation click below to donate online, call (803) 898-4935 or mail a check to the State Museum Foundation, 301 Gervais St., Rear, Columbia, S.C., 29201.

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Questions? Call 803.898.4935