Cheers to Culture – Networking Opportunity

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The Library Director, Ray McBride, received this notice today. Sounds like an excellent networking opportunity in case one or more of you would like to go. (I have a metadata training session already scheduled for Dec 10 so I cannot attend.)- Grace

Greetings!

The South Carolina Federation of Museums (SCFM) is pleased to announce the first ever CHEERS TO CULTURE event on December 10, 2015 from 5pm-7pm in Columbia, South Carolina at Mellow Mushroom in The Vista. CHEERS TO CULTURE was created to build relationships between museum professionals, librarians, and archivists in the state. The idea is to build upon our upcoming 2016 conference theme, Celebrating Carolina Cultures (http://www.southcarolinamuseums.org/conference) . South Carolina has some of the best cultural heritage institutions in the country. Our goal is to build a social network of professionals and to find creative partnerships between libraries, archives, and museums to celebrate our cultural heritage institutions.

SC Federation of Museums – SCFM Conference

SCFM 2016 Conference March 9-11, 2016 Edgefield, South Carolina Celebrating Carolina Cultures Seeking Session Proposals for the SCFM 2016 Conference

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Eat. Chat. Tweet. Socialize. Drink! We will be live tweeting our discussions on how to strengthen Carolina cultural heritage in our institutions. We envision this as an interactive event with museum professionals, librarians, and archivists across the state having a live Twitter conversation about the power of South Carolina cultural heritage institutions and professionals. Tell others. Invite a fellow librarian, archivist, or museum professional and let’s have fun! CHEERS TO CULTURE! The first round or so of appetizers are on us!

Please share with your staff and feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

Contact Porchia Moore or Kayleigh Vaughn for more information: moorepa@email.sc.edu kayleigh@columbiamuseum.org

Date: December 10, 2015

Location: Upstairs Party Room

Address: 1009 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Tel: 803-933-29201

Porchia A. Moore, PhD Candidate University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science McKissick Museum Management Certificate Program Cultural Heritage Informatics Leadership Fellow African American Professors Program 2013-2014 HASTAC SCHOLAR PDC Committee, South Carolina Federation of Museums Email: moorepa@email.sc.edu Tel: 803.979.2902

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