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

Guardians of the Gallery

The Gibbes Museum of Art will present the project “Guardians of the Gallery: Interpreting Visible Storage.” Designed to increase understanding about how staff protect and preserve the Museum’s collection of almost 10,000 works of art, the program will include permanent interpretive material, rotating exhibitions and public tours of the Collections Storage Center that will highlight … Read more

Reopening of the Hampton Preston Mansion in Columbia

In May, Historic Columbia will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and will unveil much-anticipated improvements to the site and grounds. This milestone reopening will showcase the historic property in unprecedented ways intended to broaden appreciation for both the property and the people associated with it from 1818 through the mid-20th century. SC Humanities supported new interpretive exhibits … Read more