2019 South Carolina Humanities Festival – York County

The 25th Annual SC Humanities Festival will take place in York County on March 28 – 30, 2019. Presented by Visit York County, the 2019 festival will highlight the rich cultural history of York County and celebrate the arts and humanities. Other partners and sponsors include the Anne Springs Close Greenway, Arts Council of York County, Culture & Heritage Museums, Fort … Read more

2017 SC Humanities Festival – Revolutionary War Weekend in Gaffney

The 23rd Annual SC Humanities Festival will take place in Gaffney, SC on October 5 – 8, 2017. Presented by The City of Gaffney, the 2017 festival will highlight the Revolutionary War history of the Upstate and celebrate the arts and humanities. There are many exciting events planned, including lectures, tours, and exhibits. The full … Read more

The 2016 SC Humanities Festival is in Beaufort, June 9 – 11

SAVE THE DATE! Inspire. Enrich. Engage. These are the stirring words summoning the promise of entertainment, learning and community interaction at the South Carolina Humanities Festival, due to unfold at many locations throughout Beaufort County June 9 – 11.   Arts, cultural and educational organizations from Beaufort to Bluffton and Hilton Head will participate, presenting a … Read more

2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival in Camden

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that the 2015 South Carolina Humanities Festival will be in the host city of Camden, SC from April 30 – May 3, 2015. Started in 1993 in honor of the Council’s 20th Anniversary, the Humanities Festival has been held in seventeen different South Carolina cities. Each festival celebrates the … Read more

Humanities Festival

Every year, South Carolina Humanities sponsors a Humanities Festival in a community in South Carolina. Established in 1993 in honor of South Carolina Humanities’ 20th Anniversary, the Humanities Festival has been held in 20 different communities. Each festival celebrates the local history and culture of the host community, engaging the citizens in lectures, discussions, films, … Read more

Annual Events

Since 1991, SC Humanities has invested in annual statewide events to serve the people of South Carolina. These events involve a variety of partners from the cities that open their doors to the South Carolina Humanities Festival to the individuals honored with Governor’s Awards in the Humanities. SC Humanities sponsors these events to reach different audiences across … Read more

40th Anniversary

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Accolades

“The audience was so enthralled they were glued to the chairs for two and a half hours, not wanting a break. This is the finest tribute an audience can give,” says Jean Anne Cooper, Chairman of the Heritage Lectures at the Blue Ridge Arts Council in Seneca, regarding Will Goins’ program “Native Americans: Dancers, Singers, … Read more