Catawba Cultural Center Programs at LilyFest 2024

Landsford Canal State Park in Catawba, SC will host their annual Lilyfest on Saturday, May 18. In 2024, there will be cultural programming opportunities through a partnership with the Catawba Cultural Center, which will staff an information table and give demonstrations. SC Humanities supported this event with a Mini Grant. Lilyfest celebrates the peak bloom … Read more

Hope of Escape – Film Screening in Charleston

The film Hope of Escape will be screened at the International African American Museum in Charleston as part of their Summer Film Series on Thursday. May 30. 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Hope of Escape is a feature length historical drama that follows the true story of Diana Williams, her daughter Cornelia, and her daughter’s sweetheart, Wilby, … Read more

2024 South Carolina Academy of Authors Induction Weekend

Join the South Carolina Academy of Authors (SCAA) in Beaufort County on May 3 – 5, 2024 for the SCAA’s biennial induction weekend, honoring Marcus Amaker, William P. Baldwin, Harlan Greene, and the late Ann Head. South Carolina Humanities supported this programming with a Mini grant. The South Carolina Academy of Authors is the state’s literary hall of … Read more

2024 York County LibraryCon

York County Library will present their annual LibraryCon event on Saturday, May 18, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. The LibraryCon is a celebration of comic books, manga, science fiction, fantasy, and cosplaying. SC Humanities supported this event with a Mini Grant. The LibraryCon is a family-friendly pop culture and comic convention. The 2024 featured authors are Brendan Reichs, … Read more

ARTalk Series in Greenville

The Greenville Center for Creative Arts will offer a series of 6 “ARTalk” programs from May 2024 – March 2025. The talks will correspond to the six featured exhibits that will be on display in their Main Gallery during that period. The first event will take place on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:00 p.m. featuring … Read more

Briggs Before and Beyond Brown

The Cecil Williams South Carolina Civil Rights Museum will present a series of symposiums throughout the state from February – August 2024 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Brown v. The Board of Education decision and particularly the significance of the Briggs v. Elliot case. The symposiums will be held in Summerton, Anderson, Florence, Rock … Read more

Living Legacy: Programs Illuminating Native and Gullah Histories

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will present a series of 16 collateral programs from April 2024 – January 2025 to go along with two exhibits that they will have on display: Language of Clay: Catawba Indian Pottery & Oral Traditions and Sandy Islanders: A People of the Land. The proposed programs are diverse and include lectures, guided … Read more

South Carolina Veterans and the Civil Rights Movement

The South Carolina Military Museum is currenting hosting the exhibit South Carolina Veterans and the Civil Rights Movement, which will be on display through July 2024. The exhibit will be accompanied by a Lunch & Learn Lecture series with monthly lectures from April – November. SC Humanities supported this program series with a Mini Grant. South … Read more