Barnwell Archaeological Site Public Outreach Day

The Barnwell Site is an active archaeology site in Beaufort County on Hilton Head Island. The ongoing Barnwell Archaeological Research Project is a partnership between several organizations, including the SC Archaeology Public Outreach Division (SCAPOD) and the University of South Carolina Beaufort. SCAPOD will coordinate the public outreach components for the property, including visits from … Read more Barnwell Archaeological Site Public Outreach Day

Shipwrecks of America’s Lost Century

The Santa Elena Foundation will present an educational symposium on “Shipwrecks of America’s Lost Century” in Beaufort from April 5 – 6, 2019. This one-day conference gathers together a group of eminent maritime historians and nautical archaeologists to share their understanding of seafaring ventures and shipwrecks from the sixteenth century, America’s Lost Century. SC Humanities … Read more Shipwrecks of America’s Lost Century

Rhythms and Rhymes: A Music and Poetry Series

The Greenville County Library will present a series of three public programs based on poetry and music in April 2019 for National Poetry Month. The goal of the “Rhythms and Rhymes” series is to engage the community in a discussion of poetry through the welcoming and accessible lens of music. SC Humanities supported this programming … Read more Rhythms and Rhymes: A Music and Poetry Series

2019 Clemson Literary Festival

The Clemson Literary Festival is an annual event featuring three days of readings by national authors, literary panel discussions, book fairs, and open mic events that seeks to bring students, faculty, alumni, and the surrounding communities together through a mutual love and appreciation for the Arts and Humanities. The 2019 event will take place Wednesday, … Read more 2019 Clemson Literary Festival

Shakespeare For All – King Lear

Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina has a new long-term program, “Shakespeare For All,” that will present productions based on adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays intended to make the plays more accessible to a general audience. A full production of the adaptation of “King Lear” will be performed in March 2019 in Charleston. Free performances are … Read more Shakespeare For All – King Lear

SC Humanities Awards More Than $50,000 in Major Grants

The South Carolina Humanities Board of Directors awarded more than $50,000 in Major Grants to 9 cultural organizations after a February 22, 2019 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 … Read more SC Humanities Awards More Than $50,000 in Major Grants

Call for Nominations for Governor’s Awards in the Humanities

South Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce that nominations for the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities and the Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award are now being accepted through April 15, 2019. For the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities, SC Humanities seeks to recognize: outstanding achievement in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship institutional and individual participation in … Read more Call for Nominations for Governor’s Awards in the Humanities