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

South Carolina’s Reconstruction: Restoration, Revolution, Reaction

The South Carolina Archives and History Foundation will present an exhibit titled South Carolina’s Reconstruction: Restoration, Revolution, Reaction which will offer a concise overview of the period of Reconstruction following the American Civil War. The exhibit will open on April 25, 2018 and will be on display through the end of December. SC Humanities supported this … Read more

Day of Transformation

Speaking Down Barriers will present their 1st Annual Day of Transformation on May 19 from 10 AM-2 PM in Spartanburg. The event is designed to use dialogue, art, poetry, and creativity to help people think about living together intentionally across human differences like race, culture, and class. SC Humanities supported this event with a Mini Grant. Speaking … Read more

#MeToo the World Over: Hollywood to Kabul to Beijing

Winthrop University will present a keynote event featuring Dr. Cynthia Ensloe speaking about “#MeToo the World Over: Hollywood to Kabul to Beijing” on Monday, April 16, 2018. It will be the seventh and final event of a program series that started in September 2017. Dr. Ensloe (Clark University) will place the #MeToo movement into an … Read more

Resistance, Reform, and Reasoning: The Orangeburg Massacre

South Carolina State University will present programming in February and March 2018 intended to establish inter-generational dialogue regarding the changing meaning and significance of the term “Civil Rights” and commemorate and re-contextualize the Orangeburg Massacre. A variety of events are planned, including two art exhibitions, film screenings, and a community colloquium. SC Humanities supported this … Read more