SC Statehouse Monuments Tour

Since Columbia’s 1786 founding, the grounds of the South Carolina State House have grown from a 4-acre site bounded by Richardson (Main), Gervais, Assembly, and Senate streets into a 22-acre complex featuring 7 buildings and more than 30 monuments. South Carolinians have constructed, altered, and reconsidered this space for more than 230 years—and continue to … Read more SC Statehouse Monuments Tour

Six New Speakers Added to Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that six new speakers have joined the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program. Offering a variety of interesting programs from “ Silas Butts: The Legacy of a Moonshiner” to “Liberty Trail – The Importance of South Carolina During the American Revolutionary War” to “Women Taking Charge:  The Rise of … Read more Six New Speakers Added to Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud

Free Grants Writing Workshop in Dillon

South Carolina Humanities, in partnership with the Dillon County Theatre Association and the City of Dillon Wellness Center, is hosting a FREE grants writing workshop and invites staff and volunteers of South Carolina cultural organizations and nonprofit agencies to attend. Admission to the workshop is free, but pre-registration is REQUIRED. This workshop is especially targeting the counties … Read more Free Grants Writing Workshop in Dillon

South Carolina Writers Association Fall Retreat

The South Carolina Writers Association will host their first annual Fall Retreat in Beaufort on October 31 – November 3, 2019. Five literary masters will lead a full-day intensive writing workshop, along with other events. SC Humanities helped support this program with a Mini Grant. Established in 1990, the South Carolina Writers Association is a literary … Read more South Carolina Writers Association Fall Retreat

Pat Conroy Literary Center Children’s Book Fair

The Pat Conroy Literary Center’s second annual Children’s Book Fair will be held Saturday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Santa Elena History Center, 1501 Bay Street. The event is free and open to readers of all ages, with an emphasis on activities for children ages 4-12. Register in advance at https://childrensbookfair2.bpt.me. … Read more Pat Conroy Literary Center Children’s Book Fair

State of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution

The South Carolina Archives and History Foundation will present a symposium on the American Revolution, emphasizing the important roll the area now known as the State of South Carolina played in the winning of this revolution. “State of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution” will take place on Saturday, October 5 at the … Read more State of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution

Black Ink: The Charleston African American Book Festival

Black Ink: The Charleston African-American Book Festival is the first and only annual celebration of African-American literature in the Charleston area.  The fourth annual event will occur Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Memminger Auditorium in downtown Charleston. They keynote speaker is world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni. … Read more Black Ink: The Charleston African American Book Festival

By the River Premieres

“By The River”is a collaborative television show between SCETV and USC Beaufort. Recorded at the ETV Lowcountry studio in Beaufort, SC, “By The River” is an innovative interview-style show featuring South Carolina and Southern authors. The second season premieres on Thursday, September 5, 2019 and will run weekly through November 28 on ETVHD. It can … Read more By the River Premieres