“The Twilight of Revolutionaries and the Dawn of Photography” exhibit

The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum will debut the traveling exhibit “The Twilight of Revolutionaries and the Dawn of Photography” on June 30, 2023. It will become available to travel to other institutions in January 2024. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant. “The Twilight of Revolutionaries and the Dawn … Read more

Aunt Pearlie Sue and the Gullah Kinfolk in Newberry

The Newberry Opera House will present a performance by Aunt Pearlie Sue and the Gullah Kinfolk, an award-winning storytelling and musical presentation, on Friday, June 23, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. for the the “Storytelling Camp” at the Newberry Arts Center and the general public. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant. Master storyteller, … Read more

Union County Community Remembrance Project – Juneteenth Remembrance and Celebration

The Union County Community Remembrance Project will host the 2023 Juneteenth Remembrance and Celebration on Saturday, June 17th in downtown Union. The 2023 theme is “Truth, Memory, and Reconciliation.” SC Humanities supported this event with a Mini Grant. The Union Juneteenth Remembrance and Celebration will feature historians and genealogists, vendors, performers, a Kids Zone, a … Read more

Roper Mountain Science Center Living History Farm Will Install New Interpretive Signage

The Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, SC maintains a Living History Farm that includes more than a dozen historic structures dating from 1790 – 1898 and a heritage garden. They will unveil updated interpretive signs starting in late June. SC Humanities supported this effort with a Mini Grant. The Living History Farm includes the … Read more

SC Humanities Announces its 2023 Student Scholarship Recipients

South Carolina Humanities offers an annual scholarship for one undergraduate and two graduate students who have declared a major or are enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the humanities. After careful consideration, the Board of Directors of SC Humanities chose Frances Ludwig, an art history major at Coastal Carolina University, as the recipient of the Undergraduate Student … Read more

Paths to Freedom Exhibit

The McKissick Museum will present the exhibit Paths to Freedom from June 12 – December 16, 2023. The exhibit features the artist John Dowell’s digitally-edited photographs which examine enslaved people’s relationship to cotton fields. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant. In his exhibition Paths to Freedom, Philadelphia-based artist John Dowell uses digitally enhanced photographs … Read more

Resurgence and Renaissance: Art of the Catawba Nation

The Columbia Museum of Art will present the exhibit Resurgence and Renaissance: Art of the Catawba Nation Since 1973 from June 10 – September 3, 2023. The exhibit is a major 50-year anniversary exhibition, building off the original 1973 version that showcased Catawba potters. A variety of dynamic public programs are planned to go along with the … Read more

Atlantic Beach Gullah Geechee Culture & Nature Festival

The Atlantic Beach Gullah Geechee South Carolina Organization will host its annual Culture & Nature Festival on June 23rd – 25th, 2023 on 30th Avenue South, the main street in Atlantic Beach. The event aims to highlight and celebrate the historical relevance of Atlantic Beach and the Gullah Geechee values of resilience, self-sufficiency, and tenacity. … Read more

The Discovery Educational Outreach Series in Dorchester County

Dorchester Heritage Center will present monthly lectures on a variety of historical and cultural topics relevant to Dorchester County in 2023. The “Discovery Educational Outreach Series” will be led by local scholars, historians, and presenters at venues around Dorchester County to increase attendees’ awareness and knowledge of Dorchester County history and increase the community’s awareness … Read more