“Justice for All” Exhibit is in Georgetown

The traveling exhibit “Justice for All: South Carolina and the American Civil Rights Movement,” created by the Center for Civil Rights History and Research at the University of South Carolina, will be on display in Georgetown at the Southern Georgetown Community Library from October 7 – December 16, 2023. SC Humanities supported the traveling exhibit with … Read more

Charleston Southern University Visiting Writers Series

Charleston Southern University hosts an annual Visiting Writers Series. For 2023-2024, they plan to host poets Lauren K. Carlson and Mathew Merson in November and poet Ray McManus in April. The free series is open to students and the community. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The November program will … Read more

SC Humanities Announces New Themed Grant Opportunity

South Carolina Humanities has launched a new statewide Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “Innovation and the Humanities: Shining a Cultural Light on Technology and Change.” Applications could address this theme from a variety of angles, from social innovation to technological innovation. SC Humanities has periodically issued themed Requests for Proposals over the years, including “Religion … Read more

“Resilience and Revolution” exhibit in Walterboro

The exhibition “Resilience and Revolution: Native Peoples in 18th Century South Carolina” will be on display at the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market from November 1 – November 30, 2023. “Resilience and Revolution” is a new traveling exhibition created for the Traveling Exhibition Program of the South Carolina State Museum through a partnership led by South … Read more

SC Humanities Launches New “Accessibility and Inclusion Grants”

SC Humanities is pleased to announce the launch of a new category of grant available to nonprofit organizations and public institutions in South Carolina. The Accessibility and Inclusion Grant is intended to support making public humanities programs and collections more accessible to diverse public audiences. The Accessibility and Inclusion Grant applications will be accepted on … Read more

SC Humanities Welcomes Four New Board Members

SC Humanities is pleased to announce the FY2024 Board of Directors who will begin their terms on November 1, 2023: Bill Comer of Lexington, Charles McDonald of Hanahan; Floyd Nicholson of Greenwood, and Benjamin T. Zeigler of Florence. Bill Comer is a Certified Public Accountant who began his professional career working in public accounting for PricewaterhouseCoopers … Read more

AfroSouth Film Festival – “Voices of Black Southern Filmmakers”

The AfroSouth Film Festival will take place Thursday, November 2 – Sunday, November 5, 2023 in Charleston. The festival includes screenings, panels, workshops, youth programs, and music. There will be a panel on “Voices of Black Southern Filmmakers” on Saturday, November 4 which will feature filmmakers Julie Dash, Sanford Green, and Tracey Oliver with Dr. … Read more

“Coco, Community, and Conversation”

In honor of Dia De Los Muertos, Latino Community Development will host a film screening of the Disney Pixar animated film Coco with a scholar-led community discussion on Thursday, November 2 in Columbia. SC Humanities supported this program with a Mini Grant. The “Coco, Community, and Conversation” event will include a screening of the 1 hour … Read more