National Arts and Humanities Month Costume Contest

To celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month here at the Governor's School, we are holding a contest to see who can wear the best humanities themed costume. Students and Teachers from all over the state are encouraged to participate with us -- with the possibility of winning prizes!

Costume Ideas
  • A famous person from the humanities: an artist, a philosopher, a historical figure
  • A work of art: a sculpture, a painting, a character from a novel or film
  • An object related to something in the humanities: a musical instrument, a theater mask, a painter’s palette
  • An abstract concept from the humanities: free will, poetic license, the Enlightenment
  • Anything else you can think of that relates to history, philosophy, languages, and the arts

Best Student Costume - $15 Amazon Gift Card

Best Teacher Costume - Choice of $25 Starbucks Gift Card OR $25 Amazon Gift Card

How to participate

Post your photos on social media with #NAHM and tag South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities OR email photos to (be sure to include your name).

Humanities at the Governor's School

This month, the Office of Outreach is raising awareness about the humanities -- an important part of the curriculum here at the Governor's school. Click here for more information!

About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers across the state, the Office of Outreach provides professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.