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

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…

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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’…

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Lowcountry Students Get a Taste of Indie Grits

Students at Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School will have the opportunity for the first time to participate in an Indie Grits Labs program on Dec. 3, 2019. Seth Gadsden, Director of Indie Grits Labs, and Mahkia Greene, Media Education Manager, will lead a workshop on media literacy education and filmmaking. There will also be a film screening…

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