Bring the whole family to explore the world of Latinx storytelling! Angel Moronta, Venezuelan author, takes you on a journey with his character “El Señor de los Lentes del Mundo" (The Man of the World's Glasses). Then, design your own puppet with the storyteller. Interact with a couple of “miraculous” sisters from the Colombian mountains. Plus, celebrate your familia with a family-tree craft.
Ongoing festivities include self-guided tours of Morris Center's current exhibitions, Make & Take Bookmarks, and Meet the Storyteller. Purchase delicious food from local vendors: Taste of Mexico, Roxy’s, and Cakes by Liz.
Program is sponsored by Palmetto Luna Arts, Flagstar Bank, and La Isla Magazine.
Create a luminous mosaic suncatcher in this 4-hour workshop led by glass artist Pat Stone. You’ll also learn how to safely cut glass, follow mosaic patterns, and grout pieces. Purchases are non-refundable.
Discover the sentimental endearments of the 19th century through ornamental hairwork such as friendship albums, mourning practices, and love tokens, and how these practices have influenced us today. Kim Poovey shares the history of ornamental hairwork as well as displays of antique items followed by a demonstration of the intricate gimp work done to create hair wreaths. Book signing to follow.
Sit in on an informative meeting of the Jasper County Historical Society. This meeting includes a presentation by Michael DeWitt, Jr. about his research of Hampton County history. Hampton County native Michael M. DeWitt Jr. is a multiple-award-winning journalist, longtime editor of the 143-year-old The Hampton County Guardian, and author of Wicked Hampton County and Fall of the House of Murdaugh.
This holiday season, Morris Center is bringing a whimsically fun time to the Lowcountry! Enjoy a reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas while sipping hot cocoa and snacking on festive treats. Make a holiday ornament for the tree and take your picture with the main characters from the story.
Photographs with characters can be purchased for $5 and are available from 3pm - 4pm.
Program is sponsored by The Legacy Foundation of SC and Second Chance Community Outreach. Character interactions provided by Coastal Events and Character Parties.
In anticipation of Kwanzaa, Minister Joanne D. Taylor leads participants on a journey through its history and principles. This interactive program is perfect for the whole family and shows you how to host your own celebration at home.
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Ridgeland, SC 29936
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10782 S. Jacob Smart Blvd.
Ridgeland, SC 29936
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