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

The South Carolina Humanities Board of Directors awarded more than $50,000 in Major Grants to 8 cultural organizations after a February 21, 2020 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 more SC Humanities Awards More Than $50,000 in Major Grants in February

Reconstruction Beaufort Youth Chorale

The Reconstruction Beaufort Youth Chorale is a group of talented middle and high school students from Beaufort County who tell the story of Reconstruction in their community through song and dance. Their premiere performance will occur on Saturday, February 29 at 4:00 p.m. at the United Church in Beaufort. SC Humanities supported this project with … Read more Reconstruction Beaufort Youth Chorale

Preservation Across the Disciplines

The Clemson Humanities Hub at Clemson University is embracing the theme of “Preservation” for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. A wide variety of public programs and events related to preservation will be offered from November – April. SC Humanities supported this program with a Major Grant. The mission of the Clemson Humanities Hub is … Read more Preservation Across the Disciplines

Gullah Geechee Community Day

The City of Conway and the Athenaeum Press at Coastal Carolina University are hosting an event to celebrate the Gullah Geechee community. “Gullah Geechee Community Day” will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in downtown Conway. Various venues will feature Gullah and lowcountry foods, lectures, and performances, all … Read more Gullah Geechee Community Day

Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary

The Chesterfield County Public Library will sponsor a 90-minute interactive performance on “Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary.” Storyteller and performer Tim Lowry will appear at the Cheraw meeting space Kevin Lear on Main on May 21, 2020 (rescheduled from March 19) for this family-friendly event. SC Humanities supported this program with … Read more Life in the American South: A Sweet Tea Commentary

Music and Literacy Work in Harmony

Greenwood Elementary School in Florence, SC will offer a series of writing and literacy programs for their students featuring author and artist Kimberly Roberts. Roberts has written an informational book about the Caribbean titled Jammin’ Geography – Caribbean Cruise that will use music and literacy to help students learn about a different culture. SC Humanities supported … Read more Music and Literacy Work in Harmony

Swan Con Comic Arts Festival

The University of South Carolina Sumter in partnership with the Sumter County Cultural Commission will present “Swan Con: The Sumter Comic Arts Festival” on March 6-7, 2020. The “town and gown” partnership is free and open to the public. South Carolina Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. Comic book artists from … Read more Swan Con Comic Arts Festival