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AIAGC July Monthly Membership Meeting – 7/16 @SC State Museum

Join us for a tour and $5 lunch at the
SC State Museum historic renovation and addition project,
currently under construction

Wednesday, July 16th @12pm

State Museum

SC State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29214

$5 Lunch

Tour Highlights:

Historic Renovation, Planetarium, 4D Theater, Telescope Gallery

Tour Leaders:

John McLean & Gene Bell – Watson Tate Savory
Will Ligon – Gilbane

Please RSVP to
Rfisher@quackenbusharchitects.com
by noon on July 15th

Please wear the proper safety equipment – this is a construction site
(closed toed shoes, long pants, hard hat)

Park in the big front lot
the GC will let us through the front side of the building for the tour

“This project is an addition and renovation to the SC State Museum, located in the National Register, listed as the Columbia Mills Building.  New program spaces include an observatory that will house a rare 1926 Alvin Clark 12 3/8” refracting telescope; South Carolina’s largest planetarium, seating 200; and a 235-capacity 4D theater, the first 4D theater in the state, as well as all new entry public spaces.  The project is designed in association with Clark Patterson Lee Architects in Charlotte, Cincinnati-based JRA “experience” designers, and Sim Ex-Iwerks 4D theater designers.”

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