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UHM Field Trips

Museum Field Trips – Learning is a trip!

Educational programs are tailored for students in grades K5-12, providing an up-close encounter with the past. Education staff and trained docents take students on a journey through our history. Programs align with South Carolina Social Studies standards. The following Time Travel programs are suggested for the grades listed but are able to be adjusted for your class needs.

 

Each program consists of two parts:

The History Lab provides hands-on experiences that explore historical topics.

The Exhibit encourages students to investigate oral histories, artifacts, and primary sources.

 

 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Most UHM Core Programs can also be taught as On-the-Road Field Trips!

Core Programs

Our Community

Our Community: Then & Now

Investigate artifacts, photographs, and maps illustrating Greenville’s history as we explore how our community has changed with time.

Digging Our History

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

Our Stars & Stripes

Compare Patriots and Loyalists during the American Revolution as we learn about the founding of the United States, while also examining key figures and battles of SC.

Our Ripple Effect

Our Ripple Effect

Explore the history of the Reedy River and how a group of local environmentalists changed the river’s path for the better.

Our Road to Union

Our Road to Union

Analyze the turbulent times of the mid-1800s through artifacts and images.  Identify the social, political, and fiscal concerns of South Carolina in years leading up to the Civil War.

Training our Soldiers: WWII

Training our Soldiers: WWII

Examine artifacts from World War II to learn more about life on the home front.

Civil Rights: Our Protests & Prayers

Civil Rights: Our Protests & Prayers

Discuss the hardships Greenville student activists faced and overcame in their stand against inequality.

The Meaning of Money

The Meaning of Money

Explore the changing role of currency throughout American history. Through playful games, students will explore trade and barter, savings and spending, rationing and more.

Current & Upcoming Special Exhibit Related Programs

Works by Warhol

February 4 – May 7, 2023

Featuring 36 iconic masterworks by Andy Warhol, one of the world’s best-known artists, Works by Warhol includes a broad cross-section of examples from Warhol’s storied career. Plan a field trip to study the life, skill, artwork of Warhol along with the history of featured pieces from Works by Warhol.

Andy Warhol: Endangered Species

Warhol: Endangered Species

February 4 – April 30, 2023

Environmental activism and Andy Warhol are rarely associated, but Endangered Species was one of his most influential artworks. Consisting of ten oversized silkscreen prints, children will explore the life and work of Andy Warhol along with importance of the 1973 Endangered Species Act.

Through the Years: Kenny Rogers Photographs of America

March 4 – June 18, 2023

 

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The Global Language of Headwear

March 25 – June 4, 2023

 

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Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

May 20 – September 10, 2023

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For more information about school visits, click here.


To schedule a visit, please contact Kristen Pace.
Call: 864-467-3100 x118
Email: kristen@upcountryhistory.org


Can’t make the trip? Let us come to you! Click here for more information on our On-the-Road program!


Need help with school visit funding? Ask about our school scholarships. Limited funding is available to assist with admission and transportation.