inspiring. engaging. enriching.
The humanities are how we understand ourselves and our world and how we communicate that understanding to others. South Carolina Humanities funds, promotes, counsels, and coordinates all manner of thoughtful (and thought-provoking) endeavors—exhibits, documentaries, discussion forums, research, planning, workshops, dramatizations, lectures, and on and on—that pertain to the humanities.
How can you get involved?
We are a small organization, but we accomplish big things with our partners throughout South Carolina.
We help to build communities and move South Carolina forward as a state. SC Humanities reaches many rural areas, increasing the cultural capacity of local institutions and providing local economic impact.
Won’t you join us in this endeavor?
SC Humanities is pleased to announce that eight new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program in 2021. Offering a variety of
South Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities and the Fresh Voices in the Humanities Awards.
South Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce that six communities in South Carolina will host the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Voices and Votes: Democracy in America in 2022-2023. Voices
Allen University will host a free virtual event on Thursday, October 28, 6:30pm-8:30pm to celebrate the life of Ota Benga and Columbia-based author Carrie Allen
Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina is a five-volume anthology spanning the decades from 1930 to 1980 with oral history interviews of key
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