At the Upcountry History Museum, the past comes to life!
Are you a teacher looking to spice up your curriculum with a field trip? Maybe you need artifacts to share in your classroom? Do you have a troop of scouts itching to investigate the world? We have just what you need to make history fun and relevant.
Special Educational Offerings include:
Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection
October 9, 2021 – January 30, 2022
Explore 26 historic quilts from Mr. Burns’ private collection. Displayed alongside eloquent, anecdotal thoughts about quilts, collecting, art and authenticity, Burns’ quilts function as his films do: they spark dialogue and remind us – he hopes – of our shared humanity.
War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You
October 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022
Since the American Revolutionary War, military working dogs have served with all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Learn their importance through the life-size sculptures by artist James Mellick, combat art, and loaned personal objects.
Norman Rockwell's Home for the Holidays
November 13, 2021 – February 13, 2022
Explore the life and art of Norman Rockwell through four original oil paintings, artifacts, and The Saturday Evening Post covers.
Rockwell’s images were intimately understood by a vast and eager audience who saw the best in themselves reflected in his art and in the stories that he chose to tell.
All other Educational Offerings include: