Culture - Middle School

Art

Robert Mills House

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

Michael Francis Blake Photographs

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.

Authors

Books by South Carolina authors

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

Lists of South Carolina Authors

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

Dance

The Big Apple

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

Food Culture

BBQ map

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

Overview of SC & Southern Foods

Come learn about the traditional cuisines and foods of the American South, especially here in South Carolina.

Gullah Culture

Two Lips

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

Literature

Marjory Wentworth

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

Music

Blind Singer by William H. Johnson

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

Traditional Music

Did you know that South Carolina is home to a rich musical heritage?

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

Leontyne Price

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-Media Arts

Artopia

In the media arts lobby, you can meet an artist, be a media critic, watch a movie, and create your own animation and storyboards.