Gullah Geechee Program
Wednesdays, January 20 and 27
Gullah Geechee-mania!, an interactive cultural game show, will be presented at 1 p.m. in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium. Presented by Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, the program informs viewers about the unique Gullah Geechee culture and heritage of the southeastern coastal United States. Each guest becomes a “contestant” who will gain “points” for answering questions about Gullah Geechee people, songs, history, culture, foods, and trivia. The program is free with garden admission.
The Reign of Rice Lecture
Saturday, January 23
Indigo artist Arianne King Comer, of North Charleston, will present “IBILE: Rice Heritage as a Catalyst for Artistic Expression.” Her lecture is at 1 p.m. in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and is free with garden admission. It will include a demonstration and display of fabric and visual art. “The Continuing Evolution of Rice Heritage” is the theme of the 2016 “The Reign of Rice Lecture Series.” Programs inform guests about the complexity of Gullah Geechee heritage through the production of rice.