04apr2:00 pmEvent CancelledLooking Beyond the Oaks: Community Panel Discussion

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Beyond the Oaks: Lowcountry Plantations explores the history of plantations in the region and sheds light on their impact and re-interpretation in the 21st century. Panelists Ahmad Ward, Executive Director of Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, Dr. J. Brent Morris, Humanities Department Chair at USC-Beaufort, and Lyn Boyles, Executive Director of Blue Heron Nature Center will address topics and ideas expressed by exhibition visitors and examine ways to carry on the plantation conversation.

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(Saturday) 2:00 pm

07apr5:00 pm6:00 pmPlantation Profiles: Series Highlights

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Plantations are embedded in the DNA of South Carolina history, especially the heritage of this region, and everyone can benefit from a better understanding of their past.  If you missed our 4-part series, this talk is for you. In connection with Beyond the Oaks: Lowcountry Plantations exhibit, Director of Exhibitions and Programs Kayleigh Vaughn will speak about select plantations of the Historic Beaufort District.

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

17apr1:30 pm4:30 pmThe Art of Indigo Dyeing Spring Session

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Join us for an exclusive indigo dyeing workshop and tutorial with artists Leanne Coulter and Rhonda Davis, owners of the Daufuskie Blues Art Gallery. Guests will have the opportunity to hand dye a 60-inch cotton silk scarf in a natural indigo vat, while learning about the properties and various techniques used in the indigo craft.  Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

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(Friday) 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

25apr12:00 pmEvent CancelledSoul of the South Exhibition Grand Opening

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Due to public health concerns associated with COVID-19, this program is postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy.

Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will open its new exhibit, Soul of the South, on a high note with a celebration. The public is invited to enjoy all the event activities which will take place in the center’s Art Park.

The celebration’s family -friendly festivities include live musical performances, guided tours of the new exhibit, and a craft station where attendees can make a harmonica to take home. Through a drumming performance and an informative talk, Chief Sekhu Gentle, Principle Chief, will demonstrate the importance of the drum to the Yamasee Nation. The drummers from Oyotunji African Village will play and speak about the connection of drums to Yoruba culture. David Skinner will perform some jazz selections and talk about jazz and the saxophone. Blues music and an explanation of the genre will be presented by J. Howard Duff.

The public is welcome to bring blankets and chairs to this free event. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors.

 

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(Saturday) 12:00 pm