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Past Exhibits

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 »

The Amazing Castle

January 25, 2020 – May 10, 2020   The Amazing Castle, an interactive bi-lingual (English and Spanish) exhibition featuring knights, kings, queens and a dragon, will invite visitors to travel back in time to a medieval village filled with opportunities for problem-solving, storytelling and imaginative play. King-sized learning adventures abound in the child-sized fortress. As… Read more »

Love a Vet: Honoring Our Military Veterans

July 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020   The Museum, in partnership with the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation and the 52 Reasons to Love A Vet charitable organization, hosted the national traveling exhibition Love A Vet: Honoring Our Veterans. Through art and artifacts the Love A Vet exhibition, and its related programming, encouraged the public to… Read more »

Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland

June 15, 2019 – October 20, 2019 The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with Walt Disney Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College, and renowned artist Charles Santore, invited visitors to fall down the rabbit hole to discover an immersive enchanted world that drew… Read more »

Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails!

May 25, 2019 – September 8, 2019 What began in a young boy’s imagination in 1911, evolved into a bedtime story, a long running book series, one of the most successful children’s television programs of all time, and an international traveling exhibition. Today Thomas & Friends reaches 110 million households across the United States and… Read more »

Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings

February 23 - May 26, 2019 Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum the Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings exhibition and a companion interactive exhibit designed for children, explored the artist’s engagement with literature, his legacy of creating powerful images, the joy of reading and the power of sharing stories. Imaginings featured over 100 watercolors and sketches, as... Read more »