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On-the-Road

Planning a visit to the Museum can be a challenge, but now there is a new option. Let us come to you!

On-the-Road programs bring the fun and learning from the Museum straight into your classroom. Programs are one-hour in length and include hands-on history as well as creative activities for students.

 

Classes Available:

WWI: Art, Poetry, and Poppies
Share the history of WWI through stories, art, poetry, and poppies.  Investigate the imagery of WWI through pictures and words as your students explore artifacts from 100 years ago. Students will explore the meaning of the poppy and learn how they can be part of the remembrance movement and the WWI Centenary. (Recommended for K5 through 4th Grade.)

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WWI: Propaganda Posters
Commemorate 100 years since the US entered into World War I with a special Museum class for your students. Explore the posters that called to Americans, asking for their service and sacrifice in this “war to end all wars.” Investigate propaganda posters from WWI while exploring language, art and history. Students will also explore the meaning of the poppy and learn how they can be part of the remembrance movement. (Recommended for 5th grade or higher, class is adapted for grade level)

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Civil Rights: The Power of Protests
Examine the protests of 1960’s that took place right here in the Upstate of South Carolina. Learn the role that students played in this national movement that changed America. Using history, students will also explore current events and issues facing Americans today. Through a guided art project student will be given the opportunity to express themselves. (Recommended for 5th grade or higher, class is adapted for grade level.)

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Museum Careers
Help your students learn more about Museums and the work they do each day. Explore the role of a museum in terms of preservation, interpretation, and research. Investigate the skills and training required to work in a museum. Students will practice these skills through a small group activity building their own exhibition! (Recommended for 3rd grade or higher, class is adapted for grade level.)

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How to Book:

  • Two week notification is required.
  • Cost – $100 for first class , $75 per additional class.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $1.00 per student is required to confirm the reservation.
  • Travel – Any travel outside of a 20-mile radius from the Museum will incur a $25 travel fee.

To place a reservation for any of these programs or for more information, please contact Kristen Pace at: