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Events & Activities

 

The Ackerman Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce the annual Inspire! Festival is coming your way March 5 – 10, 2024. We are sure that everyone will find something to explore during Inspire!

Schedule: 

Tuesday, March 5  
Sponsors Dinner and Dance with music by Terence Lonen – O’DonnellHouse  
Thursday, March 7
Opening of Pathfinders:2024 Senior ART Exhibition, and Sumter Artists Guild Winners, plus music by Heart and Soul Jazz – Sumter County Gallery of Art  Learn More
Friday, March 8
“Get ready to be blown away by the electrifying performance of the Jebb Mac Band at the INSPIRE! Festival - a live event that will leave you feeling INSPIRED!”  
Jebb Mac Band – Sumter Original Brewery - Learn More
Saturday, March 9 at 6pm (doors open at 5:30)  Learn More
We will have the delicious treats and coffees of Myas Kitchen food truck as well as our concessions for sale. Tickets are General Admission and $25 each. Tickets will go on sale on February 10 at 9am on our website: sumterlittletheatre.com  Learn More

The evening, titled 'Mood 14', is a cabaret style evening of songs and stories from
some of SLT's finest: Carlos Waters, Ann Floyd, Linda Beck, Bri Gray, and a few other surprise guests. 

We can't wait to see you on March 10th for an evening you won't soon forget!
Sunday, March 10 at 4 pm - Learn More
Talk, Book Signing, Reception with Cecil Williams and award-winning journalist Claudia Smith Brinson on their new work “Injustice in Focus: The Civil Rights Photography of Cecil Williams”, Free Reception to follow – Sumter County Museum
 
All Week  
“Student's Walk of Art” – Art work from Students in our local schools on display in businesses downtown
 
Temple Sinai – exhibit entitled “Cinema Judaic: The War Years “-  An exhibition of iconic Hollywood film posters from 1939 to 1949 illustrates how the motion picture industry countered America’s isolationism, advocated going to war against the Nazis, influenced post-war perceptions of the Jewish people and the founding of the State of Israel, and shaped the face of contemporary Jewish life.
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March 7 
Sumter Gallery of Art  

Sumter Artists Guild Winners

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Opening of 
"Pathfinders: 2024 Senior Art Exhibition

Plus Music by Heart and Soul Jazz..

Jebb Mac

“Come join us for an unforgettable evening of live music by The Jebb Mack Band as part of the INSPIRE! Festival.  Get ready to groove and have a blast with the talented Jebb Mac Band.  This in-person event will take place at the Sumter Original Brewery located at 2 South Main Street, Sumter, SC.”

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Friday, March 8 at 7 pm 
$15
Jebb Mac Band 

Sumter Original Brewery
Tickets Now Available 
and At the Door. 

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Saturday, March 9 at 6 pm 
Doors Open at 5:30 pm

The evening, titled 'Mood 14', is a cabaret style evening of songs and stories from
some of SLT's finest: Carlos Waters, Ann Floyd, Linda Beck, Bri Gray, and a few other surprise guests.

Get Tickets

Sumter Musuem

Sunday, March 10 at 4pm 
Talk, Book Signing, Reception with Cecil Williams and award-winning journalist Claudia Smith Brinson on their new work “Injustice in Focus: The Civil Rights Photography of Cecil Williams”, Free Reception to follow – Sumter County Museum

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Thursday, Friday and Saturday of both weeks

Sumter County
Gallery of Art

Explore the halls of the Sumter County Gallery of Art and experience some of the most exquisite contemporary art in the nation. The Gallery also offers art classes including an adult acrylic painting class and a youth comic book class that begin on the Thursday of the festival!

Hours:
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
11:00am to 5pm

FREE ADMISSION*

FREE PARKING

200 Hasel Avenue

Sumter, SC 29150

(803) 775-0543

www.sumtergallery.com

Sumter County Museum

Visit a 1916 historic house museum, learn about General Thomas Sumter who is the namesake of the city and county, and wonder through c. 1800 structures to discover what life was like in this part of the state at that time.  

Hours
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
10:00am to 5:00pm

 

FREE ADMISSION*

FREE PARKING

122 N. Washington Street

Sumter, SC 29150

(803) 775-0908

www.sumtercountymuseum.org

Temple Sinai
Jewish History Center

Learn about Passover through the interactive Seder table, view the new display of art from Shlomo Katz’s Passover Portfolio, create butterflies to remember the over one million children who died in the Holocaust, and don’t miss walking through the beautiful 1913 sanctuary to marvel at the breathtaking stained glass windows.

Hours
Thursday and Friday, 1:00-4:00pm
and Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm

FREE ADMISSION*

FREE PARKING

11 Church Street

Sumter, SC 29150

(803) 775-0908

SumterCountyMuseum.org

*Free admission only during Inspire! Festival.

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