The South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation has received Fy18 funding from the South Carolina Arts Commission to present Artist-in-Residencies in rural communities in South Carolina.
The Foundation will present a three-day musical theater workshop, Tuesday, August 1 – 3, 2017 at the Household of Faith Church #3, 720 Hudson Street, Hartsville, SC, 5:00 – 7:00 pm with a performance on Thursday, August 3 at 7:00 pm. Students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate in the workshop. The public is invited to attend the performance at 8:00 pm. The workshop and performance are free and open to the public. The workshop will be conducted by Dontavius Williams, living history interpreter and creator of “The Chronicles of Adam”.
The South Carolina Arts Commission is the state agency charged with creating a thriving arts environment that benefits all South Carolinians, regardless of their location or circumstances. Created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1967, the Arts Commission is working to increase public participation in the arts by providing services, grants and leadership initiatives in three areas: arts education, community arts development and artist development. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the Arts Commission is funded by the state of South Carolina and by the federal government through the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information, visit www.SouthCarolinaArts.com or call (803) 734-8696.
The South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation supports the efforts of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission identify and preserve historic sites, culture and lifeways of African Americans in South Carolina.
For more information and to register for the workshop contact executive director Jannie Harriot at 843-332-3589 or [email protected]