December 2016 marks the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. South Carolina Humanities, in partnership with the National Archives and the Federation of State Humanities Councils, is making a unique pop-up kiosk exhibit about the Bill of Rights available to cultural organizations around South Carolina. Fifteen venues will host the exhibit starting on December 15, … Read more The Bill of Rights and You!
South Carolina Humanities received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to coordinate programming on “Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity in the United States.” The awarded funds will support thoughtful programming in Spartanburg, Greenville, and Columbia that will take place from November 2016 – June 2017. All events are free … Read more Legacy of Race
The Watering Hole is an online community dedicated to poets of color. Their 2016 Winter Retreat and Residency will take place December 26 – 30, 2016 at Santee State Park in Orangeburg County and will feature five faculty members: Evie Shockley, L. Lamar Wilson, Bettina Judd, Dasan Ahanu, and Sharan Strange. Several events are free and … Read more The Watering Hole Poetry Winter Retreat and Public Programs
The second annual American Heritage Festival will take place on Graham’s Historic Farm outside of Lake City, SC on December 2 – 4, 2016. The event is a living history showcase of Colonial South Carolina and the American Revolutionary War that will feature historical reenactments, lectures, musical performances, and more. South Carolina Humanities supported this … Read more American Heritage Festival
The Chesterfield County Library System will present two special Christmas programs featuring storyteller Tim Lowry during the annual Cheraw Christmas Fest on Saturday, December 3, 2016. “A Charles Dickens Christmas Party” is a family-friendly event that will take place at the Matheson Public Library, and “A Dickens’ Christmas and Dinner Theatre” will take place in the … Read more Charles Dickens Events in Cheraw
The Rensing Center in Pickens will present the Rensing Library Festival on Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 3:00 – 6:00 –p.m. featuring readings and a tour of the facility, including its 4,000-item research library. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant in August 2016. The Rensing Center was established to honor … Read more Rensing Library Festival