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Beyond the Oaks: Lowcountry Plantations

May 2019 – April 2020

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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.

The Morris Center invites visitors to approach the exhibit with a positive attitude towards the future. A comprehensive understanding of plantations and the people who lived and worked on them is vital to the strength of our community.



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Beyond the Oaks Documentary

Beyond the Oaks is a documentary film designed for the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage about the history and future of that well known southern staple, the plantation. Through interviews with experts, artists, historians, and homeowners this documentary dares to ask, when you say the word plantation what are you planting?

Directed and Edited by Drew Baron

Cinematography by O'Neal Peterson

3-D Honey Hill Battlefield Display


Get a feel for how this significant battle of the Civil War played out. This display features a three-dimensional diorama of the Honey Hill Battlefield that took place in Ridgeland, South Carolina on November 30, 1864.

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Black Gold: 13th Annual African American Fiber Arts Exhibition

November 9, 2019 – March 21, 2020


This annual exhibition is curated by Torreah "Cookie" Washington. It is presented by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department and is a unique opportunity offering African American fiber artists a showcase to exhibit their original and innovative designs. This selection of pieces are on loan through the SC State Museum.