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The South Carolina Arts Awards

 The South Carolina Arts Awards is an annual celebration of the statewide arts community that honors recipients of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards for the Arts and the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards. This year, the awards include The McNair Award.


Award recipients will be honored at the South Carolina Arts Luncheon, which is presented by the South Carolina Arts Foundation as a fundraiser benefiting the arts education and arts development programs at the South Carolina Arts Commission.



Governor Henry McMaster will present the 2017 Verner Awards and Folk Heritage Awards May 2 at 11:30 a.m. at the Statehouse. The awards ceremony is open to the public. The McNair Award will be presented at the luncheon.


About the South Carolina Arts Awards


The 2017 South Carolina Arts Awards are sponsored by Colonial Life.