The Pat Conroy Literary Center’s 2018 Visiting Writers Series

The Pat Conroy Literary Center will present their “2018 Visiting Writers Series” from August – December 2018 featuring seven programs and thirteen writers from a variety of genres. These dialogue-driven events are formatted to educate and inspire readers and writers alike. SC Humanities supported this programming series with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The series … Read more The Pat Conroy Literary Center’s 2018 Visiting Writers Series

Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler

In August 2018, McKissick Museum will present Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler, the first retrospective exhibition of a 19th century Edgefield, SC, potter since I Made This Jar: The Life and Works of the Enslaved African-American Potter, Dave. The show will open on August 6, and there will be an opening … Read more Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler

2018 Invitational Summer Institute

The 2018 Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) of the Lowcountry Writing Project (LWP) was a three-week professional development opportunity for Lowcountry teachers, particularly those serving historically underserved downtown Charleston schools. The Institute took place in July 2018, reaching 15 teachers with in-depth, ongoing, and research-based learning opportunities related to writing and writing instruction. Additionally, 25 students from downtown … Read more 2018 Invitational Summer Institute

Uncovering the History of the Stone of Hope

The Stone of Hope Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Martin Luther King Park in Columbia was erected in 1996. Today, many Columbia residents don’t know much about this significant tribute to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student campers at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Park will be provided an opportunity to participate in … Read more Uncovering the History of the Stone of Hope