Art, Literature, and Culture

From arts to cuisine to Gullah culture, this gallery focuses on the rise of cultural diversity throughout the state.

Exhibit Highlights

An interactive touchscreen allows visitors to learn about various influential figures and their artistic impact, alongside original works by icons like Loutrel Briggs – the renowned landscape architect. There are also “discovery drawers” that feature original typescripts, books, photographs and musical recordings.

Mary Wilson Ball
Mary Wilson Ball was a watercolor artist and miniaturist of Charleston, South Carolina. She was a member of the Carolina Art Association and studied under Alice R. Huger Smith and others. She trained as a topographical draftsman in Atlanta, Georgia and worked with the Army and the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads in Washington, D.C.