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:
Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams
August 21 – October 31, 2021
The Manzanar Relocation Center was the first of 10 camps established to detain 120,000 individuals of Japanese descent. During the camp’s operation, Ansel Adams documented the physical, cultural, and psychological conditions of camp life.
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.
Hover Box Element
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.
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