Waiting for the Hour: Watch Night and the Emancipation Proclamation

The Gullah Geeche Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission is sponsoring a Corridor-wide celebration of the 155th anniversary of the official day, January 1, 1863, when enslaved people in the Low Country, the Sea Islands and throughout the United States emerged from bondage as a result of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. The Commission is working with … Read moreWaiting for the Hour: Watch Night and the Emancipation Proclamation

Call for Speakers for the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program

Speakers Bureau

SC Humanities is issuing a call for speakers to join our Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program roster. Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud is one of the oldest programs of SC Humanities and one of the most beloved. Through the Speakers Bureau, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their … Read moreCall for Speakers for the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program

The Watering Hole Poetry Winter Retreat and Public Programs

The Watering Hole Poetry Organization builds Harlem Renaissance spaces in the new contemporary South by hosting poetry workshops, retreats, and classes for adults and youth. Their annual winter retreat will take place at Hickory Knob State Park in McCormick, SC this December 26-30. The retreat will feature a line up of nationally and internationally renown poets, … Read moreThe Watering Hole Poetry Winter Retreat and Public Programs

The First Lowcountry Book Club Convention

Presented by the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the first-ever Lowcountry Book Club Convention is an opportunity for book club members–or anyone interested in joining a book club–to meet, mingle, and exchange ideas about fostering and sustaining a community of readers. Free and open to the public, the Lowcountry Book Club Convention will occur on Friday, December … Read moreThe First Lowcountry Book Club Convention

The Boxcar Children Exhibit

The Boxcar Children is an exhibit designed around the popular and beloved Boxcar Children book series, written by Gertrude Chandler Warner and originally published by Rand McNally in 1924. The Children’s Museum of the Upstate in Greenville has created this wonderful exhibit as a way to celebrate the books’ 75th anniversary in 2017, in conjunction with … Read moreThe Boxcar Children Exhibit

Charleston Lunch and Learn with the SC Arts Commission and SC Humanities

Join the Charleston Association of Grant Professionals (CAGP) for a Lunch and Learn with the SC Arts Commission and SC Humanities on Monday, November 13 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Charleston County Public Library (68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401). Bring your lunch and join other nonprofit professionals as we explore the topic, … Read moreCharleston Lunch and Learn with the SC Arts Commission and SC Humanities