State of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution

The South Carolina Archives and History Foundation will present a symposium on the American Revolution, emphasizing the important roll the area now known as the State of South Carolina played in the winning of this revolution. “State of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution” will take place on Saturday, October 5 at the … Read moreState of Rebellion: South Carolina’s Place in the American Revolution

Black Ink: The Charleston African American Book Festival

Black Ink: The Charleston African-American Book Festival is the first and only annual celebration of African-American literature in the Charleston area.  The fourth annual event will occur Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at Memminger Auditorium in downtown Charleston. They keynote speaker is world-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni. … Read moreBlack Ink: The Charleston African American Book Festival

By the River Premieres

“By The River”is a collaborative television show between SCETV and USC Beaufort. Recorded at the ETV Lowcountry studio in Beaufort, SC, “By The River” is an innovative interview-style show featuring South Carolina and Southern authors. The second season premieres on Thursday, September 5, 2019 and will run weekly through November 28 on ETVHD. It can … Read moreBy the River Premieres

The Oxford American South Carolina Music Issue

South Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce its support of Oxford American‘s 21st Annual Southern Music Issue & CD featuring South Carolina! Oxford American is an acclaimed national magazine dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing, while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South. The music issue is a collector’s item and each … Read moreThe Oxford American South Carolina Music Issue

Wonders of Writing Symposium

Spartanburg Community College will present the Wonders of Writing (WOW) 2019 Symposium on Thursday, September 12 at 7:00 p.m. at their downtown campus. This program brings visionary authors to Spartanburg in order to share their art with a diverse audience and encourage critical reflection. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. … Read moreWonders of Writing Symposium

Rauschenberg in Charleston

The Gibbes Museum of Art will present the exhibition Rauschenberg in Charleston from September 13, 2019 – January 5, 2020. (The opening date was rescheduled due to Hurricane Dorian.) This exhibition will revisit the photographic work of iconic American artist Robert Rauschenberg whose innovative combines, and use of everyday materials in paintings and sculpture transformed … Read moreRauschenberg in Charleston