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Past Exhibits

Framed: Step into Art

February 27 - May 22, 2021  The Upcountry History Museum will continue its mission of connecting young audiences with hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning experiences when it hosts Framed: Step Into Art. The bilingual (English and Spanish), 1500 square foot exhibition transforms the works of well-known painters into interactive environments. Children... Read more »

Pigskin Peanuts

January 16 - April 17, 2021 Lucy first pulled the football away from Charlie Brown on November 16, 1952. Known as “The Fall Classic” it became a rite of autumn in American pop culture. The annual “pulling away of the football” was shown nearly every year through the run of the Peanuts comic strip. Artist... Read more »

White Christmas: The Exhibition

Extended - Now Open through February 13, 2021    In December of 1941, seventeen days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Bing Crosby made the first live radio performance of a new song called “White Christmas.” Crosby’s unforgettable voice, singing what would become one of the most iconic Christmas songs ever written, went almost... Read more »

Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog

June 9  - October 24, 2020   The Upcountry History Museum and America’s beloved big red dog with a heart to match will invite visitors to board the Birdwell Island ferry and journey to the world of Clifford The Big Red Dog. Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog, an interactive, bi-lingual (English and Spanish),... Read more »

Guaranteeing Her Right…The 19th Amendment, Women and the Right to Vote

March 7 - March 13, 2021   The campaign for women's voting rights lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women's economic, social. and political equality. Culminating 100 years ago in the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S.... Read more »

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

February 15 – August 8, 2020   They left in the middle of the night – often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. In the decades prior to the Civil War in 1865, an estimated 100,000 slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search… Read more »