SC Humanities is pleased to announce a special
The exhibit will tour six
New Harmonies provides a fascinating, inspiring, and toe-tapping listen to the American story of multi-cultural exchange. The exhibit examines Americans’ creative expression through music—music known by names like blues, country western, folk ballads, and gospel. The main beat of the exhibition is the ongoing cultural process that has made
Dr. Randy Akers, Executive Director of SC Humanities, feels that music is a very relevant theme in our state: "South Carolina is rooted historically in music, from Negro spirituals, shape note singing and church hymns, to blue grass, blues, and beach music featuring the Shag. Even a famous opera, 'Porgy and Bess' was set in Charleston. We look forward to emphasizing some of the best of South Carolina's musical roots and traditions with this new exhibit."
New Harmonies has been made possible in
For more information about New Harmonies in South Carolina, including the application, please follow this link: or contact T.J. Wallace at 803-771-2477.