Each Homeschool Day includes a guided experience in one of the Museum’s galleries, hands-on activities in our classrooms, and all day admission to the Museum. Programs are multidisciplinary and support South Carolina state standards for social studies.
HISTORY HOMESCHOOL DAYS
History Homeschool Days meet on the last Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
These programs focus on grade level social studies lessons. The recommended age of participants is listed individually.
Our Ripple Effect
Explore the history of the Reedy River, traveling back to the time of the Cherokee and industrialization, up to today’s use of the revitalized river.
Digging Our History
Unearth the connection between archaeology and history with a mini “dig” to find artifacts left behind by Native Americans.
Our Stars & Stripes
Compare patriots and loyalists during the American Revolution as we learn about the founding of our nation. Learn the history of our flag, important battles and key figures from SC.
Our Road to Union
Analyze the turbulent times of the mid-1800s through artifacts and images. Identify the social, political, and fiscal concerns leading to the Civil War.
WWII: Training our Soldiers
Examine artifacts from World War II, explore local training bases, and learn about life on the homefront.
Civil Rights: Our Protests & Prayers
Hear accounts from student activists who led protests here in Greenville, while discussing the hardships they faced.
The Meaning of Money
Explore the changing role of currency throughout American history through trade and barter, savings and spending, rationing and more.
EXHIBITION HOMESCHOOL DAYS
Exhibition Homeschool Days meet on the third Friday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
These programs focus on each of the Museum’s changing exhibitions.
Participants will be divided into two age groups: Elementary & Middle/High School.
Learn about the first major American offensive in the central Pacific, the Battle of Tarawa.
Explore original film costumes, props, sheet music, archival materials, replica backdrops while learning the story behind 1954 classic, White Christmas.
Explore the history of football with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang.
Examine photography in America from the 1880s through the 1980s, with an emphasis on the first decades of the 20th century, when the medium was changing rapidly.
Homeschool Day Pricing for 2020-2021:
Elementary, Middle and High School Students – $9
Adults – $10
Siblings not attending the class are regular admission, $8 for those 4 and older, free for those 3 and younger.
MUSEUM MEMBERS: Students are $5 and adults are FREE.
**Parents with younger siblings are encouraged to take children to a separate gallery to play during the lesson.**
Please call the front desk if you need assistance with online ticketing at (864) 467-3100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.