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All Aboard! “Thomas and Friends” Pulls into the UHM Station for a Summer of Fun

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UHM Named One of the Best Museums in the Western Carolinas

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Museum’s CEO to Serve as National Judge

Dana Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer of the Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, has been selected by the Costume Society of America to serve as a judge for the 44th Annual Meeting and National Symposium’s Innovative Showcase Design Exhibition March 13-16, 2018, in Williamsburg, VA.


Upcountry History Museum one of only five national museums selected for Smithsonian program

The Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, has been selected as one of only five national Smithsonian Affiliates to participate in the expansion of the Smithsonian Secretary’s Youth Advisory Council (SSYAC).


Upcountry History Museum’s CEO to Moderate National Panel

Dana Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer of the Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, will serve as moderator of the panel discussion “Traveling Exhibitions: Museums Making New Connections” at the National Humanities Conference on November 3, 2017, in Boston, MA.