In Search of the Gullah Spiritual with Dr Eric Crawford In celebration of the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage‘s newest exhibition, Soul of the South, come learn more about Gullah spirituals in this free talk by Dr. Eric Crawford. Crawford holds a Ph.D. in musicology from The Catholic University of America. His research focuses on […]

Come to the Morris Center Camp Dig-It As part of the Summer Explorers Series, attend a fun and interactive archaeology class taught by a professional archaeologist. Participants will excavate a simulated site in dig boxes representing colonial and Native American time periods.  They will also be able to make and keep pottery like the Native […]

As part of the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage Summer Explorers Series, discover reptiles native to the Carolina Lowcountry. Eric McBeth from Lowcountry Exotics LLC shares species of local snakes. Also learn the difference between and venomous and non-venomous snakes and get up close with our scaly friends! This FREE program is fun for the […]

Join the Morris Center for Strategies for Freedom: Free People of Color and Antebellum SC Society In this free talk, Dr. David W. Dangerfield speaks about communities of free people of color in the years before the Civil War in South Carolina. Dangerfield is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of South Carolina […]

As part of the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage Summer Explorers Series, transform recyclable materials into musical instruments. Connected to the Soul of the South exhibition, attendees will learn about the different type of instruments and what sounds they make. Afterwards, have a jam session with the rest of the class as you form a […]

  Join the Morris Center for a lecture on Lowcountry Butterflies. Dawn Brut from Coastal Discovery Museum will give insight on the native butterflies found in the Lowcountry, their life cycle, and specific host plants. Take a closer look at all four stages of their life cycle (egg, larvae, chrysalis, and adult butterfly) and their […]

  Pat Conroy as a Lifelong Learner “Open yourself up to all experience. Let life pour through you the way light pours through leaves.”—Pat Conroy   The author of The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini, and The Water Is Wide, author and educator Pat Conroy (1945–2016) is synonymous with the lowcountry. Explore Conroy’s lifelong […]

Queen Quet will offer a presentation based on her newest books, Gwine Home & We Journey. “Both novels have Gullah/Geechee youths engaging with their elders to learn their family histories on the Sea Islands while also encountering environmental dangers and land issues. Dem chillun use muddawit fa git tru disya fa tru. These two sagas bring to life […]

Queen Quet will offer a presentation based on her newest books, Gwine Home & We Journey. “Both novels have Gullah/Geechee youths engaging with their elders to learn their family histories on the Sea Islands while also encountering environmental dangers and land issues. Dem chillun use muddawit fa git tru disya fa tru. These two sagas bring to life […]