Most of us know Ken Burns the filmmaker and documentarian. But did you know about Ken Burns the quilt collector? Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection, an exhibition featuring 26 hand-sewn historic quilts from Burns’ personal collection, is on display at Upcountry History Museum through Jan. 30, 2022.
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Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, featuring images from the World War II relocation camp built in 1942 to detain all Americans of Japanese ancestry after the attack on Pearl Harbor, is on display at Upcountry History Museum.
Beginning Wednesday, August 4, battlefield preservationist and historian, Durant Ashmore, will discuss Revolutionary War events in South Carolina’s Backcountry during monthly lectures on the first Wednesday of each month at Upcountry History Museum.
It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and the 24 images displayed in the Masters of American Photography exhibit opening at Greenville’s Upcountry History Museum on May 1 takes visitors on a pictorial journey that traces the history of photography from the mid-19th century to the 20th century.
Framed: Step into Art, a new exhibition coming to the Upcountry History Museum, allows visitors to step into famous paintings, be transported to another time and experience art like never before. The exhibit opens on Saturday, February 27.
Pigskin Peanuts featuring work of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz opens Jan. 16 at Upcountry History Museum
The Upcountry History Museum in Greenville, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is keeping the gridiron spirit going with a new exhibit, Pigskin Peanuts – From the STEM Zone to the End Zone, opening Saturday, January 16, 2021.
Upcountry History Museum now open seven days to meet visitor demand for White Christmas: The Exhibition
White Christmas: The Exhibition has seen more than 1,200 visitors since its opening at Greenville’s Upcountry History Museum, A Smithsonian Affiliate, on Nov. 14, prompting the museum to expand its operating hours to seven days to accommodate demand.
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, The Sigal Music Museum and The Upcountry History Museum are joining together to help visitors enjoy the holidays by offering a special holiday pass allowing admission to all three museums at one price.