Located in the heart of Fort Mill, the Fort Mill History Museum is a non-profit organization that is staffed primarily of local residents who enjoy sharing Fort Mill’s history with visitors from all over the world.
School of Humanities & Social Sciences, St Philip St, Charleston, SC 29424, USA
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The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston School of the Arts provides a multidisciplinary laboratory for the production, presentation, interpretation, and dissemination of ideas by innovative visual artists from around the world. As a non-collecting museum, we create meaningful interactions between adventurous artists and diverse communities within a context that emphasizes the historical, social, and cultural importance of the art of our time.
Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Columbia and Richland County’s historic and cultural heritage. We manage several local historic properties as historic house museums, including the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion, Woodrow Wilson Family Home, and Mann-Simons Site. We also offer walking and bus tours, rent out our historic homes as event venues, curate exhibits from local artifacts, and work closely with our city and county officials to protect places with historical significance in our community.
Historic Rock Hill is a nonprofit historic preservation organization that owns and operates the White Home. Established in 1838, the White Home is one of the oldest homes in Rock Hill and houses the organization’s collection of artifacts and photographs spanning five generations of the White family. The White Home museum tells the story of the White family in addition to recording the growth and development of Rock Hill over the past 175 years. The historic site also serves as a gathering place for visitors of all ages, marking the start and end points for Old Town Historic Walking Tours.
The Sumter Gallery of Art (SCGA) is a non-profit, community-based institution with a mission to present and promote the visual arts, to increase the knowledge and appreciation thereof, and to provide contemporary, culturally diverse visual art exhibitions in two rotating galleries, and year round art education opportunities for youth and adults in Sumter, Clarendon and Lee counties – an extensively rural, economically depressed, region of the state. It is an institution dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all in our community.
Established as the Carolina Art Association in 1858, the Gibbes Museum of Art opened its doors to the public in 1905. Located in Charleston’s historic district, the Gibbes houses a premier collection of over 10,000 works of fine art, principally American works with a Charleston or Southern connection and presents 12-15 special exhibitions annually. In addition, the museum offers an extensive complement of public programming and educational outreach initiatives. As the aesthetic heart of the Lowcountry, the Gibbes serves the community by stimulating creative expression, increasing economic vitality through tourism, and improving the region’s superb quality of life.