Who We Are
Sustaining and Supporting Excellence in South Carolina Museums
The South Carolina Federation of Museums strengthens professional standards and procedures by facilitating communication, inclusiveness, professionalism and sustainability through advocacy and promotion of South Carolina museums.
The History of SCFM
Late 1960s: Founded
South Carolina's community of museums and museum professionals began to move toward the creation of a formal professional organization in the late 1960s.
1970: SCFM Organizes
As it became an official organization, the South Carolina Federation of Museums created an advocacy group that represented museum issues and museum professionals before state officials and would promote the development of stronger professional standards among museums in South Carolina.