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!

Upcoming Events


12nov6:00 pm7:00 pmYoga in the Galleries

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Take a break from your day and explore the world of Yoga at the Morris Center. Instructor Mary Davis leads this hour-long yoga session which guides you through a series of gentle and relaxing yoga poses.

Beginners are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.

Members receive a 10% discount.

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(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

november 19, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 3, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 10, 2019 6:00 pmdecember 17, 2019 6:00 pm

14nov5:00 pm6:00 pmLiberty Trail and the Revolutionary Battle Sites of the Lowcountry

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Doug Bostick, Executive Director of the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust will present on the development of the Liberty Trail, a driving route designed to connect American Revolution battlefields in South Carolina. Historians and archaeologists have unearthed stories of the fascinating stories from this era in history.

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(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

16nov10:00 am2:00 pmSold Out!AARP Driver Safety Program

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This program is designed to help you:

  • Tune up your driving skills and update your knowledge of the rules of the road.
  • Learn about normal age-related physical changes and how to adjust your driving to allow for these changes.
  • Reduce your traffic violations, crashes and chances for injuries.

Upon completion you may be able to receive an auto insurance get discount.

Volunteer Instructor: Robin Lockett

Fee for materials are $15.00 for AARP Members and $20.00 for non-members. This fee will be paid in-person on the day of the class.


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(Saturday) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Morris Center News

Morris Center Launches Field Trips in Fall 2019.

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage announces its lineup of field trips for the upcoming school year. All K-12 state standards-based programs are cross-disciplinary and include the following curriculums: social studies, English language arts and visual arts. Dynamic and interactive, the programs include pre- and post-visit materials for teachers to use in the classroom. Field trips…


Looking Beyond the Oaks-Responses to Lowcountry Plantations

The historic landscape of the Lowcountry is shaped by the presence of plantations. This exhibition examines area plantations from colonial times to the 21st century. Visitors can choose to respond to the exhibition through the response wall with prompt questions such as “How do plantations impact today’s society?” and ” What does the word ‘plantation’…