Welcome to the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage!

Our mission is to cultivate community experiences through education, preservation, and celebration of the region's rich history and culture.

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage is a non-profit organization with a goal of community engagement through educational programming and changing exhibits connected to the Lowcountry heritage.

The Center advances education and engagement initiatives that preserve the Lowcountry's history and culture through programs, events, and exhibitions that inspire interest and evoke inquiry. The Trust creates a vibrant center where a wide diversity of people gather to explore and learn about the region`s distinctive sense of place.

Special Thanks to Our Program Sponsors:

South Carolina Humanities & South Carolina Arts Commission!

Morris Center News

Set Your Sights on Historical Dramatic Presentation

Civil War Heroes Come to Life at Morris Center Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage presents Through Their Eyes: An Afternoon with Harriet Tubman and Robert Smalls on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 3 pm. Through first-person storytelling and reenactment, this special program engages the audience with poignant and informative accounts honoring the legacies of Harriet…

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Curator and Art Quilter to Lead Presentation and Workshop

Torreah “Cookie” Washington is an art quilter based in Goose Creek, SC. She is the curator of the 13th Annual African American Fiber Art Exhibition: Black Gold. In this March 7 workshop, Washington will talk about the history and tradition of African-American quilting. Attendees will be able to observe a demonstration and participate in a…

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May River Oyster Company Spreading the Word on Sustainability

Morris Center will hold its 5th Annual Oyster Roast and Learn. On March 12, Join Olivia Young of May River Oyster Company for a special presentation about Lowcountry oysters. During this program, learn more about this food staple of regional cuisine. The program will be followed by an exclusive oyster tasting, allowing visitors to experience…

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