Nancy Halverson, President and CEO, left, introduces Harold Closter, Director of Smithsonian Affiliations in Washington DC, center, to guests.
The Children's Museum of the Upstate has been named a Smithsonian Affiliate, becoming the only children's museum in the nation to partner with the century and a half old institution on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The Children's Museum of the Upstate President and CEO ,Nancy Halverson, introduced special guest, Harold Closter, Director of Smithsonian Affiliations in Washington DC, who made the announcement of the partnership with the Smithsonian.
Other special speakers included:
Marty Richards – VP of Museum Advancement for The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
Harold Closter – Director of Smithsonian Affiliations in Washington DC
Suzanne Rosenblith – Clemson Chair of Teacher Education
Matthew Critell – Program Director for Penny Fisher Middle School
Addy Matney -- Chair TCMU Board of Directors
Secretary Richard Riley and Betty Farr were notable guests.
These pictures and Carolyn Shanesy's story can be found in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal and website GoUpstate.com.
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