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Back Where I Come From: The Upcountry’s Piedmont Blues

December 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Back Where I Come From, the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University’s newest upcoming, semi-permanent exhibition will take visitors on an enlightening experience through the roots and evolution of the Upcountry South Carolina’s blues history. Through an in-house exhibition, diverse programming, and musical performances, the project will explore the history of the Upcountry’s Piedmont Blues, including... Read more »

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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!

May 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - September 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

What began in a young boy’s imagination in 1911, evolved into a bedtime story, a long running book series, one of the most successful children’s television programs of all time, and an international traveling exhibition. Today Thomas & Friends reaches 110 million households across the United States and an even larger audience through internet streaming, DVDs,... Read more »

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with Walt Disney Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College, and renowned artist Charles Santore, will invite visitors to fall down the rabbit hole to discover an immersive enchanted world that draws together a remarkable collection of original... Read more »

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9:00 am

Chautauqua Coffee Talks

June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 22, 2019

Wednesday June 19 – Saturday June 22 9:00am – 10:00am Andrew Jackson, Wednesday June 19 Alexander Hamilton, Thursday June 20 Malcolm X, Friday June 21 Jackie Kennedy, Saturday June 22 During the June Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival you can pick the brains of the nationally acclaimed historical performers at the Upcountry History Museum. No costumes, no... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Lunchbox Learning

June 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Music of the Steam Engine Era June 19 at Noon Presenter: Carol Gibson In honor of the current special exhibition, “Thomas and Friends: Explore the Rails,” producer Carol Gibson visits the Museum to share her love of music inspired by and about the steam engine era. Enjoy an afternoon of music and history. Spend your... Read more »

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