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Toddler Time!

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Explore the world of plants with themed games designed for children ages 1-5 years old. Toddlers can partake in a scavenger hunt, group story time, and grab a treat bag for the road. Also, make time to explore Framed: Step into Art!   Toddler Time is included with your general admission and free for children ages 3 and under.    

Lunchbox Learning

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Threading a compelling story with theoretical insights, Dr. Claire Whitlinger, delivers a study that will help scholars, students, and activists alike better understand the dynamics of commemorating difficult pasts, commemorative practices in general, and the links between memory, race, and social change.   Presenter: Dr. Claire Whitlinger, Furman University, Sociology Topic: Between Remembrance and Repair: Commemorating Racial Violence in Philadelphia, Mississippi      Lunchbox Learning is free for UHM Members and included with general admission for all other guests.

Exhibit Homeschool Day

May 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Masters of American Photography 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.   WHAT: Exhibit Homeschool Day   WHEN: This is the FINAL Exhibit Homeschool Day of 2020-2021 school year   WHERE: Upcountry History Museum   HOW: May 21 is open to kids in 1st-12th grade   WHY: Get hands-on with history and art while incorporating state standards   COST: $9 per student & $10…

History Homeschool Day

May 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Meaning of Money Explore the changing role of currency throughout American history through  trade and barter, savings and spending, rationing and more. WHAT: History Homeschool Day   WHEN: Every last Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.   WHERE: Upcountry History Museum   HOW: May 25 is open to kids ages 7-14 years old   WHY: Get hands-on with history while incorporating state standards   COST: $9 per student & $10 per adult   UHM MEMBERS COST: $5 per student & Adults are FREE    

Summer Camp: We Built this City!

June 14 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 12:00 pm

Its not just the mayor who runs this city! Discover the history of what it takes to build, maintain, and grow a city and all the quirky jobs, dirty jobs, and everything in between that make a city run. You’re in for a surprise in this behind-the-scenes camp.   UHM Summer Camps are open to children ages 6-12. Each camp is limited to only 16 campers. Registration deadline for Week One is June 1, 2021. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM.…

Lunchbox Learning

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, June 16 at Noon Presenter: Bob Dotson Topic: "An Interview with Florence Thompson, the Migrant Mother" The museum's Masters of American Photography exhibition features one of the best known images on earth — the Migrant Mother — Dorothea Lange's iconic photograph of a woman struggling to survive.  Many of us have seen that picture, but few know the mother’s story.  At the start of the Great Depression, Florence Thompson had five children, was pregnant with another and her husband had just…

Summer Camp: Myths & Legends

July 12 @ 9:00 am - July 16 @ 12:00 pm

The Loch Ness Monster? Swash-Buckling Pirates? Kings and Queens from distant lands? We’ll dive deep into the stories surrounding these characters, both real and fictional, during this mythical week at camp.   UHM Summer Camps are open to children ages 6-12. Each camp is limited to only 16 campers. Registration deadline for Week Two is July 1, 2021. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM. Cost is $150 per UHM Member and $170 per non-members. Discounts are available to families with multiple…

Summer Camp: S.T.E.A.M. Week

August 9 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 12:00 pm

S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) week will feature one letter of this popular acronym each day of the week. Crafts, games, projects and more will get you ready for “back to school” during our final week of camp.   UHM Summer Camps are open to children ages 6-12. Each camp is limited to only 16 campers. Registration deadline for Week Three is August 1, 2021. Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM. Cost is $150 per UHM Member and $170…

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