SC Humanities is pleased to announce a special South Carolina tour of Crossroads: Change in Rural America, an exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution. Developed as part of the Museum on Main Street (MOMS) program, this exhibit is designed especially for small cultural organizations and rural audiences that lack regular access to traveling exhibitions due to space … Read more Apply to Host a Smithsonian Exhibit – Crossroads: Change in Rural America
The Georgetown County Museum will present a monthly lecture series from July – December 2017 on a variety of historical and cultural topics, including the the history of tea and tobacco in the state. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant in May 2017. The Georgetown County Museum preserves and promotes the … Read more Georgetown County Museum Speaker Series
South Carolina History Day, the affiliate program for National History Day, engages elementary, middle, and secondary school students in historical research and analysis while developing important skills. Students choose how to present their research from different categories: paper, website, documentary, performance or exhibit. Students compete at various levels of competition across South Carolina before advancing to … Read more 2017 South Carolina History Day
Hub City Writers Project presented a day camp for high school students to examine identity, civic responsibility, and empathy through writing. The “Writing for Empathy Day Camp” took place June 26 – June 30, 2017 in Spartanburg. Twelve students representing 7 high schools participated in the camp, creating an anthology of their work. SC Humanities supported … Read more Writing for Empathy Day Camp
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 more The Way We Worked is Open in Chester!
Taw Caw Community Outreach Center in Summerton, SC will host several programs in July about the Briggs vs. Elliott case, including an exhibit and a question and answer session with surviving children of the plaintiffs. The programs will be open to the public and will also be attended by 25 K-12 teachers participating in a … Read more Courage: The Carolina Story That Changed America
The Anderson County Library will present the third annual Electric City ComiCon (EC3) on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the Main Branch library in Anderson. The event will feature five science fiction, fantasy and comic book writers, as well as exhibitors, contests, gaming, and more. South Carolina Humanities supported this event with a Fast Track … Read more 3rd Annual Electric City ComiCon
The Franklin G. Burroughs – Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum in Myrtle Beach will present the “Food for Thought Lecture Series” this summer as companion programming to the exhibit Feast Your Eyes | Celebrating the Food of the South. On July 12, Dr. Will Goins will talk about Native American foodways in South Carolina in a … Read more Food For Thought – Native Roots, Healing Roots