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Welcome to South Carolina’s most active community of museums and museum professionals. Our members’ area is continuously growing with new resources and opportunities. Please scroll down to explore our upcoming conferences and a library of plans and policies.

Membership Information

Discount Codes

Annual Conference

2021 Awards Program

The South Carolina Federation of Museums 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 at the 2021 conference.

Nominations are now closed.

2022 & 2023 Locations

While the SCFM's 2021 Annual Conference will be taking place place virtualy, our Professional Development Committee is beginning to accept proposals for the 2022 and 2023 annual conference locations. Submit your name, organizational information and a one page narrative to the South Carolina State Museum Museum Outreach Officer or submit here.

Organizational Support

Policy Swap

Sample policies from other South Carolina institutions to help establish new or update existing policies.

Object Swap

Deaccessioned objects looking for an appropriate home. Check availability or submit objects for consideration.

Disaster Preparedness

Resources to help prepare for an unexpected natural disaster and connect with those who can help. Click here for more.

Association of Counties

There are 46 counties in South Carolina ranging in population from 9,958 to 379,616.
Know who your elected officials are and know more about the community you serve.

Find Your Legislators

Find your Senators and Representatives for both the South Carolina State Legislature and United States Congress.

ADVOCACY DAY

Join other SCFM members for a two-day event in Washington, DC as we meet with members of Congress to express how South Carolina museums are essential to our quality of life and economy, and how federal funding supports our efforts.

2017 -SC Museum Supported Jobs
Millions generated in taxes
million dollar impact on sc

Member Directory

SCFM Executive Committee 

President  Jennifer Moss moss@oconeehistorymuseum.org
Vice President  Fielding Freed ffreed@historiccolumbia.org
Secretary Alli Crandell acrandell@coastal.edu
Treasurer Marian Calder calder.marian@horrycounty.org
At Large  Leah Walker lwalker@aikencountysc.gov
At Large Abigail Burden beltonmuseum@bellsouth.net
At Large  Julie Hamer Garrison jmhamer7@gmail.com

Scholarships

Jekyll Island Institute

The SCFM Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI) Scholarship provides one SCFM member $750 for tuition and an additional $450 for travel and lodging while attending the program.

Christopher T. Loeblein

Scholarship award is for one SCFM member to attend the annual SCFM Annual Conference.

George D. Terry Professional Development Fellowship

Fellowship requests are accepted by January 30 of each calendar year. Funding assists members in attending professional workshops, lectures and classes. Funding to not exceed $100 per request.

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Employment Opportunities

The South Carolina Federation of Museums would like to ask, when submitting a job listing to or jobs board, that all Institutional Members please provide a compensation range, in the form of a salary, hourly wage, or stipend.