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FolkFabulous 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

To celebrate the opening of McKissick Museum's new exhibition Traditions, Change, and Celebration: Native Artists of the Southeast (August 8, 2014 - July 25, 2015), the Museum will host its second FolkFabulous celebration. A day filled with festivities, the event will include live music, food, and demonstrations. Keep checking this website for updates on this exciting event! Visit our Facebook event page:


The McKissick Museum seeks student volunteers to assist with day of responsibilities for this year's Folk Fabulous event. Students can gain hands-on experience in producing a special event including assisting with set-up and take down of displays, assisting artists and performers, and providing information to the public visitors. For more information, please contact Doug Peach at 803-777-7251 or


Live performance outside McKissick Museum at FolkFabulous 2013


Participating Artists and Community Leaders:

Musicians and Dancers:

Edistor River Singers and the Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois Cultural Arts Ensemble

Deer Clan Singers

Welch Family Singers (Cherokee)



Nottoway Indian Artisans

Lewis Stamper - beadwork  (Beaver Creek)

Keith Brown - pottery (Catawba)

Freeman Owle - stone carving (Cherokee)

Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois and United Tribes of South Carolina

Christopher Olszewski - skin project


Community Leaders:

Lisa Leach Collins (Wassamasaw Indians of Varnertown)

Peggy Scott (Santee)

Cheraw representative

Lynette Allston (Nottoway)

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