Culture - Elementary

Art - Elementary

face jugs

Learn about art styles and folk art that have been popular in South Carolina.

Be sure to also check out the South Carolina Artists page for more about painters, folk artists, and other artists.

Artists - Elementary

Philip Simmons, nationally acclaimed blacksmith

Meet historical and contemporary painters, folk artists, architects, and other artists who have worked and lived in South Carolina.

Be sure to also check out the South Carolina Art page for more about art styles and folk art.

Early South Carolina Artists

These artists lived and worked in our state before the Civil War.

Authors - Elementary

Betsy Byars

Meet historical and contemporary authors and illustrators who have worked and lived in South Carolina.

Learn about authors and illustrators who were born or have lived in South Carolina.

Dance - Elementary

square dance

From The Big Apple to the Carolina Shag and the Charleston, South Carolina has been influential in lots of dance styles.

South Carolina Symbols

More information on these symbols can be found at the SC State House Student Connection.

Food Culture - Elementary

sc foods

There are lots of foods, ingredients, and cooking styles that have been popular in South Carolina.

SC Food Symbols

These foods have become official symbols for the State of South Carolina.

Gullah Culture - Elementary

Two Lips

Learn about the rich Gullah culture that continues in Charleston and the Lowcountry.

Literature - Elementary

books

Read poetry, folklore, and ghost stories from South Carolina.

Be sure to check out the South Carolina Authors page to learn more about specific authors.

Music - Elementary

Dizzy Gillespie

South Carolina is home to a wide variety of musical styles and traditions.

South Carolina Symbols

More information on these symbols can be found at the SC State House Student Connection.

Native American Culture - Elementary

Jar with Heads

Learn about Native American culture both before European contact and today.

Visual Arts

Native American artists in South Carolina make pottery, weaving, and other arts.

Theater and Film - Elementary

Dock Street Theatre

South Carolina has a long tradition of theatrical arts, from Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, to community theater and filmmaking in towns across the state.

Artopia - Theater

Watch a performance, be a theater critic, run a sound board, and apply stage makeup! Plus, meet South Carolina artists such as a puppet-maker, actors, scene designer and choreographer.