The Way We Worked is Open in Hartsville!

The traveling Smithsonian exhibit The Way We Worked is now open in Hartsville, SC at the Black Creek Arts Council and will be on display through November 12, 2017.  The Way We Worked explores how work became such a central element in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environment in … Read more The Way We Worked is Open in Hartsville!

SC Humanities Awards More Than $60,000 in Major Grants

The South Carolina Humanities Board of Directors awarded more than $60,000 in Major Grants to 12 cultural organizations after a September 22, 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 the … Read more SC Humanities Awards More Than $60,000 in Major Grants

Historic Zion Forum

On Friday, October 13, The Heritage Library on Hilton Head Island will host the Historic Zion Forum, a one-day summit dedicated to discussion and exploration of our area’s unique role in American history during the Revolutionary War and plantation era. Among the many topics being discussed will be a presentation detailing recent insights from archaeological … Read more Historic Zion Forum

South Carolina Project on Language and Culture Conference

South Carolina State University will present the second “South Carolina Project on Language and Culture Conference” on October 6, 2017 in Orangeburg.  The conference will be on the theme of “America’s Southern Cultures and Identities: Language, Customs, and Literature.” SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant. The South Carolina Project on Language and … Read more South Carolina Project on Language and Culture Conference

Author Reyna Grande at Greenwood County Reads

Greenwood County Library will present their Greenwood County Reads 2017 program featuring the book The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande. Reyna Grande will give six presentations and a radio interview over the course of a two-day residency on October 2 – 3, 2017, and other events will take place in the month of October, including film … Read more Author Reyna Grande at Greenwood County Reads

2017 SC Humanities Festival – Revolutionary War Weekend in Gaffney

The 23rd Annual SC Humanities Festival will take place in Gaffney, SC on October 5 – 8, 2017. Presented by The City of Gaffney, the 2017 festival will highlight the Revolutionary War history of the Upstate and celebrate the arts and humanities. There are many exciting events planned, including lectures, tours, and exhibits. The full … Read more 2017 SC Humanities Festival – Revolutionary War Weekend in Gaffney

South Carolina History Day

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 chose how to present their research from different categories: paper, website, documentary, performance or exhibit. Students compete at various levels of competition across the state before advancing to … Read more South Carolina History Day