A Critical Time for Our Nation's Museums

Written by Fielding Freed on April 6th 2017.

“I love museums!” The comment was enthusiastic and genuine. It came from one of South Carolina’s Congressmen last month during Museum Advocacy Day organized by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). A record attendance of more than 350 people from all 50 states who spent the day canvassing Capitol … read more

Posted in Advocacy

Mysteries at the Museum

Written by Zinnia Willits on March 22nd 2016.


The Mysteries at the Museum session at ‪#‎SCFM2016‬ was a huge success-thanks to those who participated! One of the goals was to package together a handful of great objects and stories to present to the producers of the popular television Travel Channel show Mysteries at the Museum.… read more

Posted in Collections

Adventures in Tweeting

Written by Zinnia Willits on February 8th 2016.

Today we'd like to share a recent Gibbes Museum blog post by SCFM President, Zinnia Willits. 

As an individual of a certain age, my relationship with social media has been tenuous at best. I am of the generation that did not have email until college, and even then, it was so new that no one r… read more

Posted in Technology

SCFM Awards Program

Written by on November 17th 2015.

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 b… read more

Posted in Awards

Art in Sight

Written by on September 21st 2015.

From a press release issued by the SCAC:

Art in Sight

Did you know that The South Carolina Arts Commission has a State Art Collection that they will loan to art museums, state agencies, and public and private organizations for the purpose of public exhibition or display? The South Carolina Art… read more

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