Smithsonian Exhibit Water/Ways Opens in McCormick

South Carolina Humanities, in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum on Main Street program, is pleased to present the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Water/Ways in South Carolina. The exhibition dives into water–an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically. The exhibit will have its public opening in South Carolina at Hickory Knob State Park, … Read more Smithsonian Exhibit Water/Ways Opens in McCormick

Major Grant Award Amount Raised to $10,000

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the maximum award for Major Grants will be raised to $10,000, effective starting with the August 12, 2020 deadline. Previously, the maximum award was $8,000. The SC Humanities Board of Directors voted to raise the amount of the award in June 2020. Major Grants are for public humanities programs … Read more Major Grant Award Amount Raised to $10,000

South Carolina: The Food We Celebrate in Gaffney

Developed by the South Carolina State Museum and South Carolina Humanities, South Carolina: The Food We Celebrate is a new traveling exhibit that celebrates iconic foods from communities around South Carolina. The State Museum and South Carolina Humanities collaborated with 22 organizations across SC to develop the content for the exhibit, highlighting 20 different iconic foodways such … Read more South Carolina: The Food We Celebrate in Gaffney

South Carolina Humanities Awards $482,000 to 99 Cultural Organizations through Bridge Emergency Relief Grants

South Carolina Humanities has awarded $482,000 in emergency relief funds to 99 cultural organizations in South Carolina. The awards reach 34 counties and all seven Congressional Districts. Funding for Bridge Emergency Relief Grants was provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) … Read more South Carolina Humanities Awards $482,000 to 99 Cultural Organizations through Bridge Emergency Relief Grants

SC Humanities Welcomes New Staff Member

SC Humanities is pleased to welcome Alice Taylor-Colbert, Ph.D. to the staff this month. In her new role as the Development and Special Initiatives Officer, Alice will assist the board and staff with special initiatives, supervise the creation of the South Carolina Humanities archives, write grants, and engage in development activities with the Executive Director. … Read more SC Humanities Welcomes New Staff Member