Culture - High School

Art

Tocaland

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

Jasper Johns - 'Flag.'

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 Art page for more about art styles and folk art.

Meet artists who are working today on both traditional forms of art and new styles.

Authors

Books by South Carolina authors

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

Meet authors with connections to South Carolina. Which authors have lived in your city or county?

Dance

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

Food Culture

Palmettovore.org

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

Old SC Menus

What would you have ordered on a menu at the turn of the century?

Gullah Culture

Two Lips

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

Literature

Mary Boykin Chestnut

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

Mary Boykin Chesnut

Meet the SC author who wrote a famous diary vividly describing the Civil War. Also visit the two of the places she lived while writing.

Music

Graniteville Military Band,  1905.

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

Types of Music

South Carolina is home to many different music styles, from jazz to gospel to our distinctive beach music sounds.

Native American Culture

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

Abbeville Opera House

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.

South Carolina Theater

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