A Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

SC Humanities operates as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation granting funds received from federal (National Endowment of the Humanities), corporate, state, and private sources. The Board of Directors consists of volunteer academic and public members. New members will begin three-year terms in November 2020. Board members initiate and develop projects, seek to make the humanities accessible … Read more A Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

A Sincere Thank You

Thank you South Carolina Congressional Delegation: On behalf of South Carolina Humanities, I would like to thank our members of Congress, in the House and in the Senate, for having the vision to include monies for the preservation and maintenance of cultural organizations in South Carolina through the CARES Act Funding.   Libraries, museums, historical societies, … Read more A Sincere Thank You

Thinking in Place – Digital Humanities Delivery

South Carolina Humanities believes that the humanities are a vital tool for navigating periods of distress or uncertainty. As the public health crisis concerning COVID-19 continues to unfold, we plan to deliver emails and social media posts with public humanities projects that are accessible for those of us practicing social distancing. Each weekly “Thinking in … Read more Thinking in Place – Digital Humanities Delivery

2020 Virtual Southern Guitar Festival

On Friday, June 12, the Southern Guitar Festival will present two lecture-demonstrations by internationally recognized artists. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant. The Southern Guitar Festival and Competition is an annual event that brings world-caliber guitarists to Columbia, South Carolina. The mission is to inspire and educate all music lovers.  In 2020, … Read more 2020 Virtual Southern Guitar Festival

Horse Creek: A Tale Worth the Telling – Facebook Premiere

Horse Creek Valley is a geographically and socially unique region of the state in Aiken County noted for its mill villages and first public school system. The documentary Horse Creek Valley: A Tale Worth the Telling touches on many aspects of the history and culture of the Horse Creek region – from the American Indians who originally … Read more Horse Creek: A Tale Worth the Telling – Facebook Premiere