SCFM 2020 “SUCCESS!”

The 2020 annual conference will highlight your success. Join us in Columbia as we explore the meaning of success and how it is revealed in a variety of mysterious ways.

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Schedule At A Glance

South Carolina State Museum (SCSM)

Columbia, South Carolina – March 11 – 13, 2020


Wednesday, March 11th

  • 8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Registration, at the South Carolina State Museum
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Workshops
    • White Gloves Gang at the Cayce Historical Museum
    • Education Tour
  • 9:00 am – 12:30pm: Workshop
    • Social Studies Standards with the SC Department of Education
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Welcome Reception at the McKissick Museum
  • 9:00 pm: SCFM Meet Up

Thursday, March 12th

  • 8:30 am – 4:00 pm: Registration, at the South Carolina State Museum (SCSM)
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am: Sessions
    • Baby Boomers to Millennials, Opportunities for Museums
      • SCSM: Gervais Street Room
    • Innovative Tours
      • SCSM: Huger Street Room
    • Help us, Help you. SCFM and SCSM Partnership Announcement
      • SCSM: Board Room
    • Ensuring the Past’s Future Success at the Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens
      • SCSM: Blue Room
    • Aiding Teachers in the Successful Transition to the 2020 Social Studies Standards
      • SCFM: Green Room
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am: Break
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am: Sessions
    • The Best Working Board:  Youth Volunteers
      • SCSM: Blue Room
    • Indigofera Suffruticosa: South Carolina History, Science and Art.
      • SCSM: Green Room
    • Knowing your tax
      • SCSM: Gervais Street Room
    • How Can We Help? Assessing the Current Needs of South Carolina Historical Repositories
      • SCSM: Vista Room
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Keynote / Luncheon
  • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm: Sessions
    • Interpreting the African-American Experience at Plantation Sites
      • SCSM: Blue Room
    • Education on a Dime
      • SCSM: Green Room
    • Tips for Project Funding Success
      • SCSM: Gervais Street Room
    • Remembering the Carolina Maneuvers
      • SCSM: Huger Street Room
    • Building your Audience through Free Public Programming
      • SCSM: Vista Room
  • 2:15 pm – 2:45 pm: Break
  • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm: Sessions
    • Successfully Entering the Museum Field or Being a Successful (Early or Emerging) Museum Professional
      • SCSM: Vista Room
    • Demystifying Digitization
      • SCFM: Room TBA
    • Facilitating Successful Relationships with Teachers
      • SCSM: Blue Room
    • When Oil and Water Mix (working title)
      • SCSM: Green Room
    • Hands-On: Building Small Artifact Mounts
      • SCSM: TBA
  • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Dinner/Silent Auction, Historic Columbia
    • Hampton-Preston Mansion (1615 Blanding St, Columbia, SC 29201)
  • 9:00 pm: SCFM Member Meet Up

Friday, March 13th

  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration, at the South Carolina State Museum
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am: Keynote Breakfast
  • 10:15 am – 11:15 am: Sessions
    • Discussing Difficult Subjects Successfully
      • SCSM: Green Room
    • Statewide Outreach and Distance Learning at the South Carolina State Museum
      • SCSM: The SC State Museum’s Boeing Observatory
    • Tracking “The Negro Motorist Green Book”: Methods and Strategies for Researching Local “Green Book” Sites
      • SCSM: Gervais Street Room
    • How to host (Or get the most from) a living history event at your site or museum
      • SCSM: Blue Room
    • Repatriation of Lost Wartime Art
      • SCSM: Huger Street Room
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Business Meeting
  • 1:00 pm: After Hours Tours
    • Historic and Contemporary Perspectives on SC’s Racially-Divided Past
      • 1705 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Conference Hotels

Springhill Suites
511 Lady St
Columbia, SC 29201
Rate: $132 per night
Reservation Cut Off Date: February 22, 2020
Reservation Link


Aloft
823 Lady St
Columbia, SC 29201
Rate: $159 per night
Reservation Link


Click here to register online today!