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    The South Carolina Federation of Museums serves,
    represents, advocates and promotes the best interests
    of South Carolina museums.

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    Join us for Museum Advocacy Day 2016!

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    The 2016 SCFM Conference:
    March 9-11, 2016
    Edgefield, SC
    Celebrating Carolina Cultures

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  • Museum Directory

    Check out our SCFM Museum Directory for a list of all our member institutions and websites!

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  • Conference Sponsors

    A big THANK YOU to our 2015 SCFM Conference Sponsors!

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Membership

Membership

SCFM represents South Carolina's most active community of museums and museum professionals. Members recieve insight about news and issues affecting the state's museums as well participate in an array of training opportunities including The SCFM Annual Conference.

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Fellowships

Fellowships

SCFM members are eligible to apply for fellowships in the form of financial support for professional development in the museum field. Fellowships can be used to pay for seminars, workshops and classes that members would otherwise be unable to attend due to lack of funding.

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Professional Development

Professional Development

By offering a wide arry of workshops and conference sessions, SCFM continues to set the highsest level of professionalism within both its ranks and the South Carolina museum community.

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Museum Advocacy

Museum Advocacy

SCFM is committed to telling the stories of South Carolina museums and promoting a deeper understanding of the importance and roles of our institutions with policymakers, the press and the public.

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  • Aiken County Historical Museum

    South Carolina Museum Directory

    South Carolina has over 200 museums that each share a unique story of our state’s rich history and great progress. No matter where you live or travel or where your interests lie, you’re bound to discover something new at a South Carolina museum.

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    Beaufort History Museum
  • Belton Area Museum Association

    South Carolina Museum Directory

    South Carolina has over 200 museums that each share a unique story of our state’s rich history and great progress. No matter where you live or travel or where your interests lie, you’re bound to discover something new at a South Carolina museum.

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    Bluffton Historical Preservation Society
  • Brookgreen Gardens

    South Carolina Museum Directory

    South Carolina has over 200 museums that each share a unique story of our state’s rich history and great progress. No matter where you live or travel or where your interests lie, you’re bound to discover something new at a South Carolina museum.

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    Calhoun County Museum
  • Camden Archives and Museum

    South Carolina Museum Directory

    South Carolina has over 200 museums that each share a unique story of our state’s rich history and great progress. No matter where you live or travel or where your interests lie, you’re bound to discover something new at a South Carolina museum.

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    Central History Museum
  • Charleston Museum

    South Carolina Museum Directory

    South Carolina has over 200 museums that each share a unique story of our state’s rich history and great progress. No matter where you live or travel or where your interests lie, you’re bound to discover something new at a South Carolina museum.

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    Clarendon County Archives and History Center

Recent News

  • Nominate a Museum for the 2016 SCFM Awards

    1.21.16 Nominate a Museum for the 2016 SCFM Awards

    The SCFM Awards Program was established in 1990 to recognize the outstanding achievements of museums, museum professionals, and supporters in South Carolina. Please consider nominating an institution or individual who has contributed to the growth and success of our state's museums for recognition by SCFM. Read More

  • Registration Open for 2016 Conference

    1.21.16 Registration Open for 2016 Conference

    Registration is now open for the 2016 SCFM Conference to be held in Edgefield, S.C. Register early and save some money! Come join in at the Winchester Museum as we Celebrate Carolina Culture! Read More

  • Museum Advocacy Day 2016

    1.14.16 Museum Advocacy Day 2016

    The registration deadline for Museum Advocacy Day (MAD) is quickly approaching! SCFM is offering financial assistance to the first applicant from each South Carolina district (others possible too, depending on funds). The $99 fee charged by AAM is waived if you or your institution are AAM members. Please contact Fielding Freed at ffreed@historiccolumbia.org or 803-252-1770 ext. 34 for more information. Read More

A Message from the President

“I am so proud to work with the dedicated, highly qualified, visionary members of SCFMs’ Executive and Professional Development Committees. We will work diligently to uphold SCFM’s mission to “to serve, represent, advocate and promote the best interests of South Carolina museums thereby strengthening professional standards and procedures, facilitating communication, fostering inclusiveness and increasing professionalism and sustainability of institutional resources. Thank you for the opportunity to serve the diverse museums and cultural organizations of South Carolina. I am honored."...read more

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