Mysteries at the Museum

Written by Zinnia Willits on March 22nd 2016.

Everyone,

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

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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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White Gloves Gang, Part II

Written by Zinnia Willits on July 7th 2015.

This is part II of an interview with Zinnia Willits, Director of Collections Administration at the Gibbes Museum and current President of the South Carolina Federation of Museums. Find the original blog here

Where did the idea for the White Gloves Gang originate?
The first SCFM White Gloves G… read more

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The White Gloves Gang, Part 1

Written by Zinnia Willits on July 1st 2015.

How long have you been involved in SCFM? 

Though originally from Chicago, Illinois, I have been part of the South Carolina Museum community since my grad school days in the Public History Program at the University of South Carolina almost 15 years ago! While life’s twists and turns took me out of… read more

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Preserving Your Personal Collection: Daguerreotypes

Written by Zinnia Willits on February 25th 2015.

For this blog entry, we're sharing a recent article from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's blog, Eye Level, on Preserving Your Personal Collection: Daguerreotypes. Maybe you have a family collection at home or know someone who does. Click the link below to read the full post and to find out the … read more

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