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OZtober Member Activity Tutorials

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

OZtober Member Activity Tutorials

State Museum Education Manager, Laura Ybarra-Kane, provides a how-to guide for each exclusive take-home OZtober Member activity kit.

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See Amazing Planetarium and 4D Experiences During OZtober at the State Museum

Posted by on Oct 8, 2020 in Planetarium | 0 comments

See Amazing Planetarium and 4D Experiences During OZtober at the State Museum

Enjoy a month of OZ themed Halloween fun with family and friends, including a variety of exciting planetarium and 4D shows.

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See The Wizard of Oz 4D Experience™ at the State Museum

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in 4-D Theater | 0 comments

See The Wizard of Oz 4D Experience™ at the State Museum

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to see The Wizard of Oz 4D Experience™ at the South Carolina State Museum all month long in OZtober!

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New Mini-Display Examines South Carolina’s Role in PPE Production

Posted by on Sep 6, 2020 in Exhibits | Comments Off on New Mini-Display Examines South Carolina’s Role in PPE Production

New Mini-Display Examines South Carolina’s Role in PPE Production

By Meredith Nichter, Curator of Science and Technology Now on display in the museum’s Community Gallery, Doing Our Part: Producing Supplies to Fight COVID-19, highlights the ways in which businesses, universities, and volunteers in South Carolina have joined in to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). An oft-repeated quote from Fred Rogers suggests that we “look for the helpers” in times of crisis. It was in that spirit that I wanted to take a closer look at the ways different sectors across the state have pivoted from their...

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Museum Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment with Exhibit, Free Admission for Kids And More

Posted by on Aug 4, 2020 in History | Comments Off on Museum Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment with Exhibit, Free Admission for Kids And More

Museum Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment with Exhibit, Free Admission for Kids And More

It’s been 100 years since the 19th Amendment passed, which gave women the right to vote, and the South Carolina State Museum is honoring the 100th Anniversary with a new exhibit

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Museum Participates in Development of 360 Virtual Reality Planetarium Sky Tour – Watch Now!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Planetarium | Comments Off on Museum Participates in Development of 360 Virtual Reality Planetarium Sky Tour – Watch Now!

Museum Participates in Development of 360 Virtual Reality Planetarium Sky Tour – Watch Now!

The State Museum delves into the world of virtual reality by presenting its first ever VR/360 Planetarium Sky Tour presentation in 4K.

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Two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species discovered

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Natural History | Comments Off on Two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species discovered

Two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species discovered

Team of Scientists, including SC State Museum Curator, discover two new 40 to 65 million-year-old fossil shark species in the Southeastern U.S.

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Astronomy Day Take-Home Activity How-Tos

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in Education, Educational Resources | Comments Off on Astronomy Day Take-Home Activity How-Tos

Astronomy Day attendees, learn how to complete your Astronomy Day Take-Home Activities with these easy instructions!

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See The Martian 4D Experience at the South Carolina State Museum!

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in 4-D Theater | Comments Off on See The Martian 4D Experience at the South Carolina State Museum!

See The Martian 4D Experience at the South Carolina State Museum!

Journey out of this world and into space when you see The Martian 4D Experience® at the South Carolina State Museum.

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State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Museum News | Comments Off on State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

State Museum Moves to Phase Two of Reopening

More museum interactives and gallery spaces will be available, along with increased hours of operation and more.

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