Nominations for Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Awards Due Nov. 1
Nominate your local arts hero for the state's highest award in the arts. All it takes is a letter to nominate an artist, business, organization, educator or supporter in your community for the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Award for the Arts. Send us your letter! Tell us what your nominee is doing for their community or state through the arts. Your arts hero could be accepting a major statewide award in 2017! Nomination instructions and guidance are available online. The nomination deadline is Nov. 1....Read more >>
Recognize Traditional Artists and Advocates
The S.C. Arts Commission and the University of S.C.'s McKissick Museum invite nominations for the 2017 Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award. Created by the legislature in 1987 to recognize lifetime achievement in the traditional arts, the Folk Heritage Award is presented annually by the General Assembly to practitioners and advocates of traditional arts significant to communities throughout the state. Up to four artists and one advocate may receive awards each year. Nominations are due Dec. 15.
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