South Carolina Humanities Festival
Every year, The Humanities CouncilSC sponsors the Humanities Festival in a community in South Carolina. Started in 1993 in honor of the Council's 20th Anniversary, the Humanities Festival has been held in sixteen different South Carolina cities. Each festival celebrates the local history and culture of the host community, engaging the citizens in lectures, discussions, films, and exhibits and facilitating partnerships between cultural organizations and community groups. Will your city be next?
2013 South Carolina Humanities Festival
April 18 - 21, 2013
The 2013 SC Humanities Festival took place in Summerville, SC on April 18 - 21, 2013. The event was coordinated and hosted by the Friends of the Summerville Library.The Friends of the Summerville Library is a non-profit organization that sponsors library programs, hosts community programs, rasies awareness of the library and its resources, and stimulates gifts.
The event was a huge success, with over 500 people attending the various events and programs.View some pictures of the events, courtesy of the Friends of Summerville Library: http://friendsofthesummervillelibrary.weebly.com/2013-sc-humanities-festival.html.
See an archived schedule of the events:
2013 SC Humanities Festival Full Schedule | Word document
Learn more about Summerville:
Did you know sweet tea was born in Summerville? Learn more: Summerville sweet tea history | pdf file
Special thanks to the Friends of the Summerville Library for hosting such a wonderful event!
Previous Humanities Festival hosts:
2013 - Summerville
2011 - Sumter
2010 - Chester
2009 - Bennettsville
2008 - Lake City
2007 - Newberry
2006 - Georgetown
2005 - Greenville
2004 - Winnsboro
2003 - Spartanburg
2002 - Pendleton
2001 - Florence
2000 - Beaufort
1999 - Aiken
1997 - Greenwood
1996 - Hartsville
1995 - Beaufort
1994 - Beaufort
1993 - Beaufort
2011 SC Humannities Festival - ARCHIVED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | pdf file
For more information about the South Carolina Humanities Festival, please contact us.