The Way We Worked is Open in Blythewood!

With busy hands and minds, American workers perform a diverse array of jobs to power our society. Work is part of nearly every American’s life, whether for professional satisfaction and personal growth or to ensure the well-being of their families. In offices, factories, on the road, and at home, millions keep the nation going through … Read moreThe Way We Worked is Open in Blythewood!

Charleston Civil Rights Film Festival

The College of Charleston will present the 2017 Charleston Civil Rights Film Festival, a landmark event exploring the power of film to shape and inspire social change. The three-day festival runs from April 20 to 22, 2017. SC Humanities supported this project with a Major Grant in February 2017. The event will include a special screening … Read moreCharleston Civil Rights Film Festival

Free Grants Writing Workshop in Allendale

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC South Carolina Humanities, in partnership with USC Salkehatchie, the South Carolina State Library, and the South Carolina Arts Commission, is hosting a FREE grants writing workshop and invites staff and volunteers of South Carolina cultural organizations and nonprofit agencies to attend. Admission to the workshop is free, but pre-registration is REQUIRED. … Read moreFree Grants Writing Workshop in Allendale

Gittin Ready fa da Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion

The Gullah/Geechee Angel Network and the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition will present “Gittin Ready fa da Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion,” an interactive family collections digitization and protection workshop on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The event is free, but registration is limited and must be done in advance. SC Humanities supported this workshop with a Major Grant in … Read moreGittin Ready fa da Gullah/Geechee Family Reunion

South Carolina Humanities Honored With Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award

SC Humanities is pleased to be a recipient of the 2017 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts, the highest honor the state presents in the arts. Established in 1972, the annual awards recognize outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. SC Humanities is being honored in the category of Organization … Read moreSouth Carolina Humanities Honored With Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award

Salvador Dalí’s Fantastical Fairy Tales

The Columbia Museum of Art presents their major spring exhibition Salvador Dalí’s Fantastical Fairy Tales, on view March 11 – May 21, 2017, that explores the connections between art and literature through the artist’s signature playfulness, inventiveness, and fine draftsmanship. Featuring 36 colorful prints from The Dalí Museum, this whimsical exhibition showcases his illustrations for … Read moreSalvador Dalí’s Fantastical Fairy Tales

SC Humanities Awards More Than $50,000 in Major Grants

The South Carolina Humanities Board of Directors awarded more than $50,000 in Major Grants to 11 cultural organizations after a February 24, 2017 Board Meeting in Columbia. The awards were selected through a competitive application and review process and are made possible by SC Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Matching community support for … Read moreSC Humanities Awards More Than $50,000 in Major Grants

Share a Little of That Human Touch: The Prehistory of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center (NASC) will open several new exhibits during Native American Studies Week 2017 with numerous related events throughout the week of March 13-18. Share A Little of That Human Touch is a cutting-edge exhibit on Native American history in South Carolina that showcases the findings from the … Read moreShare a Little of That Human Touch: The Prehistory of South Carolina