The Humanities CouncilSC welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors: Marie C. Boyd of Columbia, Kim Shealy Jeffcoat of Lexington, Billy Keyserling of Beaufort, and G. Garrett Scott of Spartanburg. They each begin a three-year term on November 1, 2013.
The deadline for the next round of Major Grants is fast approaching.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - One original and 5 hard copies due to The Humanities CouncilSC offices prior to 5:00 p.m. This deadline is for programs that start after March 15, 2014.
Preliminary drafts are strongly encouraged and will be accepted any time prior to the deadline listed above. Preliminary drafts can be submitted by email, fax, or mail.
Historic Rock Hill will present the last event in a series of public programs on “Ann Hutchison White and Her Home” in January 2014. Ann Hutchison White is known as the “mother of Rock Hill” and was instrumental in the community’s establishment, including opening the first school house in Rock Hill on her property in 1854. On Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., participants can visit wtih Ann White as portrayed by Dr. Martha MacDonald, see the unveiling of new exhibits at the White Home, and enjoy birthday cake and refreshments. The Humanities CouncilSC supported this program through a Major Grant in February 2013.
Image: the historic White Home, courtesy of Historic Rock Hill
Image: Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division NYWT&S Collection
The Humanities CouncilSC is happy to announce that 6 small communities in South Carolina will have the opportunity to host the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America in 2015. Hometown Teams explores how sports reflect the trials and triumphs of the American experience.