SC Humanities Offers Emergency Relief Grants for Cultural Organizations

SC Humanities is honored to provide funding to humanities organizations facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. Funding for the Bridge Grants has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan. SC Humanities Bridge Emergency Relief Grants … Read more SC Humanities Offers Emergency Relief Grants for Cultural Organizations

The Communal Pen: Crossroads Writing Workshop

The South Carolina Arts Commission, in partnership with South Carolina Humanities and Denmark Technical College, will offer a free virtual writing workshop in May.  The Communal Pen: Crossroads workshop will allow participants to write to celebrate and explore connections to place and community. The virtual workshop is free and open to the public, and no previous writing … Read more The Communal Pen: Crossroads Writing Workshop

Prints in Clay – Still, We Rise! A Spirituals Celebration

The Charleston Gaillard Center presented a series of programs in January 2019 featuring the contributions of African-Americans to the region’s culture through music, architecture, and cuisine. The highlight was an evening of original, commissioned arrangements of African American spirituals titled “Still, We Rise: A Spirituals Celebration.” This performance is now available to view online on … Read more Prints in Clay – Still, We Rise! A Spirituals Celebration

The Shakespeare You Love to Hate – Facebook Watch Party

The expression “The Bard” does Shakespeare and playgoers a huge disservice. The guy with the ruff and the beard is considered “too highbrow,” “out of touch,” and “stuffy.” Sometimes, however, Shakespeare is raunchy, extraordinarily violent, and witty, as reflected in numerous phrases and concepts in our language. On Thursday, April 23 at 12:00 PM, South … Read more The Shakespeare You Love to Hate – Facebook Watch Party

Inaugural Augusta Baker Lecture – Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

The University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science will host the Inaugural Augusta Baker Lecture on Friday, April 24 in a virtual format through Go-To-Webinar. The 2020 Baker Lecture will feature Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, literacy scholar and author of The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the … Read more Inaugural Augusta Baker Lecture – Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas