South Carolina Federation of Museums presented its first workshop of the fall this November which focused on the relationship between museums and technology. The workshop was held in the Thomas Cooper Library’s Digital Media Computer Lab Classroom at the University of South Carolina in Columbia,… read morePosted in Technology
SCFM's White Glove Gang recently traveled to the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro, to assist Curator, Rodger Stroup preserve their amazing collection! They helped label items in the collection, re-organized closets and even had time to enjoy the trains! Check out the photos below to see t… read morePosted in Collections
Due to a generous gift of the Lexington Historical Society, the Museum has acquired a new piece of South Carolina-made furniture. The ca. 1780 secretary bookcase is actually attributed to Laurens County but is representative of the type that would have been found in Lexington County during that time… read morePosted in Collections
For any of you who have ever worked in a historic home, you may recall a lingering feeling of stagnation and the difficulty of injecting energy into buildings that are well past old age! When we get that feeling at Redcliffe Plantation (and trust me, we do), we look for ways to turn the obvious and … read morePosted in Exhibit Announcements
Written by Zinnia Willits on September 5th 2014.
The Gibbes Museum has temporarily closed for major renovations that will begin in October, 2014. The Museum Store will remain open through August 30 offering reductions on all merchandise. A community wide 'Renovation Kick-Off' celebration is scheduled for September 27. To date, the museum has raise… read morePosted in Museum Operations