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SCFM Annual Conference: Conway, SC

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Horry County Museum

805 North Main Street

Conway, SC 29526

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South Carolina Federation of Museums Annual Conference

March 20th-22nd, 2019

Conway, SC

Schedule At A Glance

Additional Schedule Information is available on our website www.southcarolinamuseums.org

If you wish to update your membership to SCFM, please go to our website to complete the process.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

8:00am-4:00pm Registration, Horry County Museum

9:00am-4:00pm Workshops

ð Educational Tour of Horry County

ð White Gloves Gang Workshop, North Myrtle Beach Area Historical Museum

ð L.W. Paul Living History Farm Hands-on Experience

ð Captain Jim’s River Tour

ð Waccamaw River Kayak Tour

5:00pm-7:00pm Welcome Reception, Horry County Museum, Conway, SC

7:00pm-9:00pm Dinner on your own

9:00pm until Hospitality Suite, Sleep Inn, Conway, SC

Thursday, March 21, 2019

8:30am-5:00pm Registration, Horry County Museum

8:30am-5:00pm Swap Meet

8:30am-5:00pm Coastal Carolina University Demo

8:30am-5:00pm Resource Expo

9:00am-10:00am Morning Session

ð Museums as Educational Assets

ð Connecting Collections to Natural Materials: Indigofera Suffruticosa

ð Hands-on: How to Make Exhibit Furniture on a Budget!

ð Arts, History, & Culture: Your Museums Pathways to Build Audiences and Revenue

10:30am-11:30am Mid-Morning Session

ð Please and Thank You: How do you talk to your members and donors?

ð SCSM/SC Humanities – South Carolina: Together We Are Going Places

ð When the Building IS the Museum

12:00pm-1:00pm Awards Recognition Luncheon, Fifth & Main

1:30pm-2:30pm Afternoon Session

ð Websites, Social Media and Their Respective Uses

ð U.S. Army Museum Enterprise

ð Hands-on: How to Make Exhibit Furniture on a Budget!

ð Walking Tour of Conway

3:00pm-4:00pm Bonus Sessions

ð Small Museums & Paleontology

ð The Horry County Archives Center Digital Collections

4:00pm Cooking Chicken Bog over an Open Fire, L.W. Paul Living History Farm

4:00-6:00pm Explore Conway on your own

6:00-8:30pm Dinner/Silent Auction, L.W. Paul Living History Farm

9:30pm until Hospitality Suite, Sleep Inn

Friday, March 22, 2019

8:00am-9:00am Registration, Horry County Museum

8:30am-11:00am Swap Meet

8:30am-11:00am Coastal Carolina University Demo

8:30am-11:00am Resource Expo

9:00am-10:00am Keynote Breakfast, Horry County Museum

10:00am-11:00am Morning Sessions

ð Dealing with Financial Loss Due to Unforeseen Closings: How We Recover

ð Festivals and Events: The Devil is in the Details

ð Big Ideas, Little Labels: Label Writing Workshop

11:30pm-12:30pm SCFM Annual Business Meeting, Fifth & Main

12:45pm-1:45pm Plenary Session, The Game Show, Horry County Museum

After the Conference

12:45pm-2:00pm Coastal Carolina University Tour

1:00pm-6:00pm Free Tours at The Grove, 408 Harllee Place, Marion, SC.

Host Hotel Information:

Sleep Inn & Suites

3345 Hwy. 501 W

Conway, SC 29526

General Phone: 843-365-2828

Rooms: $89.99 + tax

Group Rate is available until February 28, 2019

Mention you’re with the “SC Federation of Museums Conference” when making your reservation in order to receive this pricing.

Other Hotels:

Comfort Suites at the University

2480 Hwy 501 E

Conway, SC 29526


**Please note, if you are staying at a hotel other than the Host Hotel, traffic on Hwy 501 Bypass in and out of Conway will likely be congested due to construction on the Main Street Bridge on Hwy 501 Business**


Parking is available behind the Horry County Museum (on Laurel Street), and in front of the Museum (shared with the Library, because parking is shared with the Library, carpooling is recommended).

Overflow parking is available at St. Paul’s Church, across from Horry County Museum, on Thursday and Friday.

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805 North Main Street

Conway, SC 29526

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