Grants Writing Webinar

Next Steps How to apply SC Humanities offers several types of grants: major grants, mini grants, planning grants, fast-track literary grants, and council program grants.  Be sure to carefully review the grant guidelines before deciding which grant is best suited for your program. Get started Grant FAQs Is there a maximum on grant awards? Do … Read more

South Carolina Academy of Authors 2019 Induction Ceremony

Join the South Carolina Academy of Authors (SCAA) in Columbia, South Carolina, on April 26-28 for the SCAA’s 33rd annual induction weekend, honoring Elise Blackwell, Walter Edgar, Kathleen Parker, and the late Starkey Flythe. South Carolina Humanities supported this programming with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The South Carolina Academy of Authors is the state’s … Read more

New Native American Exhibit Opens at the Edisto Island Museum

The Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society (EIHPS) is pleased to present to its members and the public a new permanent exhibit entitled the “Exhibit of Early Edistonians” at the Edisto Island Museum.  This exhibit will open on October 13, 2018, enabling the Society to finally add the fascinating Native American era to complete the full story … Read more

Family Fun and Literacy Day

The Kaminski House Museum will present their Family Fun & Literacy Day on Saturday, October 27, 1 – 4 pm.  Fall activities will include storytelling, literacy activities, children’s games, crafts, pumpkin face creations, a healthy foods tent and a spirited pumpkin patch. South Carolina Humanities supported this event with a Fast Track Literary Grant. The … Read more

South Carolina Writer’s Association Annual Conference

The South Carolina Writers Association’s annual conference will be held on Pawleys Island on October 26 – 28. The keynote speaker is Therese Anne Fowler, author of the New York Times bestseller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and the forthcoming A Well-Behaved Woman (10/9/2018). The conference is ticketed. SC Humanities supported the conference with a Fast Track Literary Grant. Other faculty featured … Read more

The People, The Place, The Promise Exhibit

The South Carolina Historical Society will open the recently-renovated exhibit space in the historic Fireproof Building on Meeting Street in Charleston on September 22, 2018. The new exhibit The People, The Place, The Promise is designed to tell the story of the state, including the personal stories of South Carolinians from all walks of life. South … Read more

Greenville Wordsmiths – Staycations

Greenville Wordsmiths presents in-school writing workshops called “Staycations.” For a “Staycation” program, Greenville Wordsmiths travels to elementary and middle school classrooms with volunteers and a theatrical storytelling activity. They are currently booking programs for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. SC Humanities supported this program with a Fast Track Literary Grant. A Greenville Wordsmiths’ Staycation … Read more

Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival

Black Ink

Black Ink: A Charleston African-American Book Festival is the city’s annual celebration of African-American literature in the Charleston area and serves as a platform to support local black writers. The 2018 event will take place Saturday, September 8, 11:00AM–5:00PM at the Charleston County Public Library. South Carolina Humanities helped support this program with a Fast … Read more

Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler

In August 2018, McKissick Museum will present Swag & Tassel: The Innovative Stoneware of Thomas Chandler, the first retrospective exhibition of a 19th century Edgefield, SC, potter since I Made This Jar: The Life and Works of the Enslaved African-American Potter, Dave. The show will open on August 6, and there will be an opening … Read more