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State Museum Commission

Learn more about the State Museum Commission, which oversees the State Museum.

Learn more about the State Museum Commission, which oversees the State Museum.

Established by South Carolina Governor John C. West in 1973, the South Carolina Museum Commission has stewarded the State Museum through 50 effective and thoughtful years of service to the State. The Commission is comprised of 10 members, each appointed by the Governor; a Chairperson, two at-large members, and seven members each representing one of South Carolina’s congressional districts. The Museum’s Executive Director serves as an ex-officio member.

2024 Upcoming Meetings

March 27 | May 22 | July 10

Sept. 25 | Nov. 13

Museum Commissioners

Man in grat suit jacket with white shirt smiles at camera

John F. McCabe

Photo portrait of man in navy suit, white shirt and a red tie

Gray T. Culbreath

At Large
Women with shoulder length hair and a cream suit jacket smiles

Sharon Bryant

At Large
Man in navy suit jacket and light blue shirt stands against a wooden back ground and smiles at camera

Jed Suddeth

District 1
Illustration shows a hand holding a smartphone on a blue background

Robin McNair

District 2
Girl in wheelchair with adult man kneeling next to her. Both have colorful paint on their faces and the wheelchairs is sitting on a large canvas with paints on its wheels to draw fun patterns and make art.

Dr. Amon A. Martin, Jr.

District 3
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Dr. Alexander Patrick

District 4
Man in glasses wearing navy suit and yellow ties stands holding a small notebook

Lori Arledge

District 5

Vacant, District 6


Vacant, District 7