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 10 cultural organizations after a September 21, 2018 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 moreSC Humanities Awards More than $60,000 in Major Grants

South Carolina Writer’s Association Annual Conference

The South Carolina Writers Association’s annual conference will be held on Pawleys Island on October 26 – 28. The keynote speaker is Therese Anne Fowler, author of the New York Times bestseller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and the forthcoming A Well-Behaved Woman (10/9/2018). The conference is ticketed. SC Humanities supported the conference with a Fast Track Literary Grant. Other faculty featured … Read moreSouth Carolina Writer’s Association Annual Conference

Ecos: Resonances of South Carolina Latino Stories

The exhibit Ecos: Resonances of South Carolina Latino Stories will be on display at the Lipscomb Gallery on the campus of the SC Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities from October 8 – November 3, 2018. This collaborative multimedia art exhibition featuring the stories of Latino immigrants in the Lowcountry interpreted by 20 select Latino South Carolina … Read moreEcos: Resonances of South Carolina Latino Stories

Lebanese Legacy of Georgetown County

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, a number of Lebanese immigrants settled in Georgetown, where they raised large families, attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and eventually opened grocery stores, cafes, and dentist offices. Although they became an integral part of the fabric of Georgetown, they also retained a rich practice of Lebanese traditions, still … Read moreLebanese Legacy of Georgetown County