Reopening of the Hampton Preston Mansion in Columbia

In May, Historic Columbia will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and will unveil much-anticipated improvements to the site and grounds. This milestone reopening will showcase the historic property in unprecedented ways intended to broaden appreciation for both the property and the people associated with it from 1818 through the mid-20th century. SC Humanities supported new interpretive exhibits … Read more Reopening of the Hampton Preston Mansion in Columbia

South Carolina’s Reconstruction: Restoration, Revolution, Reaction

The South Carolina Archives and History Foundation will present an exhibit titled South Carolina’s Reconstruction: Restoration, Revolution, Reaction which will offer a concise overview of the period of Reconstruction following the American Civil War. The exhibit will open on April 25, 2018 and will be on display through the end of December. SC Humanities supported this … Read more South Carolina’s Reconstruction: Restoration, Revolution, Reaction

Memorial Day Program and Veterans Exhibit in St. George

The Dorchester County Archives & History Center will host a Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony on May 28, 2018 to honor Dorchester County veterans and all military personnel. The Heritage Museum within the Center will also unveil two new exhibits: the Veterans’ Exhibit and the Military Photography Exhibit. SC Humanities helped support these exhibits. The Memorial … Read more Memorial Day Program and Veterans Exhibit in St. George

Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award

With its annual Governor’s Awards In the Humanities, the Board of South Carolina Humanities has long recognized established leaders who have made enormous contributions to the state and nation in educational, cultural, and community-building roles.  In 2018, SC Humanities has established a new award to be presented at the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities luncheon … Read more Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award

A Call for Nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

Established in 1991, the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities recognize outstanding achievement in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship; institutional and individual participation in helping communities in South Carolina better understand our cultural heritage or ideas and issues related to the humanities; excellence defining South Carolina’s cultural life to the nation or world; and exemplary support … Read more A Call for Nominations for the 2018 Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

A Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

SC Humanities operates as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation granting funds received from federal (National Endowment of the Humanities), corporate, state, and private sources. The Board of Directors consists of twenty-two volunteer academic and public members. New members will begin three-year terms in November 2018. Board members initiate and develop projects, seek to make the humanities … Read more A Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors