GREENVILLE, SC – July 25, 2018 – The Children’s Museum of The Upstate (TCMU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Emily Sobeski to director of marketing and design for the museum. She started with the museum in 2014 as a graphic designer and marketing assistant. In her new role, Ms. Sobeski will build upon her wealth of experience with the museum, responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of TCMU’s marketing and advertising campaigns, and management of the TCMU brand across a variety of digital and printed platforms to ensure that its mission, events, programs, and offerings are effectively marketed in the Upstate and beyond.
TCMU’s Chief Operating Officer, David Wood notes that Ms. Sobeski’s promotion is due to her work ethic, experience, and expertise. He says, “Emily is not only a talented graphic artist, but she also provides strategic insight into the marketing aspects of her work while seamlessly integrating with other departments. Her accomplishments since 2014 have merited this deserved promotion, and we look forward to the ways she will continue to enhance the strategic direction, growth, and profitability of TCMU in timely, innovative, and creative ways.”
Ms. Sobeski graduated with honors from Clemson University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications. She was as a member of the Dean’s List, President’s List, Golden Key Honors Society, and a Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Recipient.
About the The Children's Museum of the Upstate (TCMU)
The Children's Museum of The Upstate opened in 2009. Conveniently offering reciprocal memberships in two locations, TCMU's downtown Greenville location allows visitors to experience 80,000 square feet and 19 exhibit galleries, with components and programming in the areas of arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition, and the environment, suitable to children ages 1-15. TCMU's downtown Spartanburg location offers 6,000 square feet of exhibits and programs designed to support preschool children ages birth - 5. With exhibits specific to Spartanburg's landmarks, culture, and community, the museum features 7 exhibits, including a hospital exhibit, a water table with replicas of the Pacolet and Tyger Rivers, and a treehouse hosting replicas of South Carolina's native plants and birds. TCMU is the nation's 7th largest children's museum and 10th largest in the world. As the nation's first children's museum to become a Smithsonian Affiliate, there are new and exciting programs developed for every age level to stimulate creativity and stirs the imagination. For more information visit www.tcmupstate.org.