Toddler Time- Explore the World of Plants

    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 […]

    Lunchbox Learning

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    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 […]

    Exhibit Homeschool Day- Masters of American Photography

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    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 […]

    History Homeschool Day- The Meaning of Money

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    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 8-14 years old   WHY: Get hands-on with history while incorporating […]

    SALLEY MAVOR: SOCIAL FABRIC

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    “Salley Mavor: Social Fabric,” an exhibition featuring the three-dimensional embroidered artwork by award winning fiber artist, Salley Mavor. Mavor has spent decades developing her signature style and “Salley Mavor: Social Fabric” will provide the unique opportunity for visitors to peek into imagined miniature worlds full of characters, props, and scenery all stitched by hand, and […]

    Free

    Masters of American Photography

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Americans embraced photography in the mid-19th century; 150 years, and countless millions of photographs later, their fervor has not diminished. “Masters of American Photography” examines photography in America from the 1880s through the 1980s, with an emphasis on the first decades of the twentieth century, when the medium was changing rapidly. The exhibit features an […]

    Once Upon a Time – Opening Day Celebration

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Explore the larger-than-life pages of world famous fairy tales as we celebrate the opening of our summer children’s exhibit, Once Upon a Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales. The exhibition will be on display beginning June 5 through September 26, 2021. Join us for opening day as we host fairy tale-themed game and craft stations, […]

    Included with admission

    Once Upon A Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    The bilingual exhibition (English and Spanish) is a unique and educational experience that emphasizes the importance of reading and the significance of fairy tales throughout history. From an African jungle to a giant’s castle, visitors explore larger-than-life pages of six of the world’s most famous fairy tales: Anansi and the Talking Melon (Ghana), Beauty and the Beast (France), Jack and […]

    $8 – $10

    We Built this City! Summer Camp- Upcountry History Museum

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    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 […]

    Toddler Time

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Come hang out with Ariel and explore our new 'Once Upon a Time' exhibit! Story and snack will be provided

    $3

    Lunchbox Learning

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Join the Upcountry History Museum in welcoming back Dennis Chastain as he continues to share how the ancient Cherokee Path played a crucial role in both the cultural and natural history of South Carolina

    Lunchbox Learning is free for UHM members and is included in general admission for other guests

    Family Fun Day

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Come hang out with Moana and explore our new 'Once Upon a Time' exhibit! Enjoy themed crafts, games, and a story!

    Family Fun Day is included in general admission

    One Day Camp: CSI Greenville

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Come see what it takes to be a skilled investigator by learning about some great spies and detectives. CSI Greenville explores the world of science behind investigating and fingerprinting.

    $30 – $35

    The Revolutionary War in the SC Backcountry

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    “The Cherokee War of 1776” The Backcountry of South Carolina was home to 112 Revolutionary War engagements, the greatest number in all of America. Beginning August 4, join battlefield preservationist and historian, Durant Ashmore, as he discusses these Revolutionary War events, on the first Wednesday of each month through June 2022. “First Wednesdays” will be […]

    $8 – $10

    Lunchbox Learning

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Presenter: Annette Clapsaddle Saunooke Topic: Even As We Breathe Join Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) as she discusses her debut novel, Even As We Breathe. Even As We Breathe tells the story of Cowney Sequoyah, a young man yearning to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina when a summer […]

    $8 – $10

    Museum Drop-In Tour

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Interested in Upcountry history? Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history. Drop-In Tours will occur on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through 2021. All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m. Drop-In Tours […]

    $8 – $10

    Home School Day – Manzanar

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams On February 19, 1942, following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a mandate that required all Americans of Japanese ancestry to enter internment camps. Learn about daily life inside the Manzanar internment camp with special guest, Dr. Stephanie […]

    $9 – $10

    Life in an American War Relocation Camp

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    On February 19, 1942, following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a mandate that required all Americans of Japanese ancestry to enter internment camps. Join special panelists Catherine Ladnier, Greg Robinson, and Karen Korematsu as they discuss everyday life for Japanese American citizens that were […]

    Free – $5

    American Quilts with Georgia Bonesteel

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Thursday, October 28 | Noon  Since her television program Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel debuted on North Carolina Public Television in 1978, Georgia has been one of the most watched and notable teachers in quilting. Georgia will share her lifelong passion for quilting, highlighting the work and influence of the Amish and African American traditions, while also […]

    The Revolutionary War in the SC Backcountry

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    “The Little River and Spartan Regiments” The history of two of the most storied Regiments in the War. These Regiments from Spartanburg and Laurens Counties fought side by side in some of the most momentous battles of the war, and they did so on more than 40 significant engagements. The Backcountry of South Carolina was […]

    $8 – $10

    Tribute to Steam Locomotive Era: A Local Project by Songwriter Carol Gibson

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Tribute to the Steam Locomotive Era: A Local Project by Songwriter Carol Gibson Join Carol Gibson, a former North Greenville University instructor, and explore ten of her original songs paying tribute to the steam locomotive era of the American Railroad. Carol will share the music, lyrics, relevant information, photographs, and history behind each song to […]

    Museum Drop-In Tour

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Interested in Upcountry history? Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history.   Drop-In Tours will occur on the 2nd Wednesday of each month through 2021. All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m. Drop-In […]

    Lunchbox Learning: War Dogs

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Presenters: Chris Willingham & Julie Schrock Topic: War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You   Since the American Revolution, military working dogs have served all branches of the United States Armed Forces. This unique exhibition not only highlights the significant involvement of these four-legged warriors in the military but honors the important role […]

    Baptists and Bootleggers

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Baptists & Bootleggers: A Prohibition Expedition through the South with Kathryn Smith Everyone has heard of Prohibition, the period between 1920-1933 when it was illegal to sell alcohol in the United States. But what happened in the South? We went dry before most of the nation did — and perfected rum-running, moonshining, bootlegging and other ways […]

    Homeschool Day – War Dogs

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You Since the American Revolutionary War, military working dogs have served with all branches of the United States Armed Forces. First used as pack animals, working dogs have expanded their military roles to include scouting, policing, detection, and combat. Learn how military working dogs have […]

    Museum Drop In Tours

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Interested in Upcountry history? Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history. All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m. Drop-In Tours are included with your general admission.

    $8.00 – $10.00

    Museum Drop In Tours

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Interested in Upcountry history? Join UHM Docent, Wynn Herbert, for an upcoming, drop-in tour through the Museum’s permanent galleries and explore the area’s rich and fascinating history. All tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 11:45 a.m. Drop-In Tours are included with your general admission.

    $8.00 – $10.00

    Homeschool Day – Norman Rockwell

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    During his forty-seven year affiliation with The Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell was celebrated for his special holiday cover illustrations. Home for the Holidays features over 40 memorable holiday images and four full-size original oil paintings. Homeschool Day will allow children the opportunity to learn more about the life and art of the American icon, Norman Rockwell. WHAT: UHM Homeschool Day […]

    $9 – $10

    Toddler Time!

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Calling all tiny tots! Join us for reindeer games with themed game stations, holiday scavenger hunt, and a group story time with snacks and juice.

    Connections Cafe

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Monthly program in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association for individuals living with early stage Alzheimer’s or dementia. Programs vary each month but usually include a short meeting with updates from the Alzheimer’s Association, a tour of a Museum exhibition, and a hands-on activity time in the classroom. Connections Café meets the second Thursday of each […]

    Homeschool Day – Uncovered

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Acclaimed filmmaker, Ken Burns is known for making dozens of documentary series, with his style being a blend of American history and personal anecdote. Uncovered is no exception, as the exhibition uses stories to connect visitors to the history, beauty and science behind the art of quilting. Sign up for this Homeschool Day program to explore the […]

    $9 – $10

    Toddler Time

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Did you know military working dogs have served and protected countless lives in war? Join us for Toddler Time to learn more about MWD training, equipment, and military roles. Little ones will learn through interactive game stations and a museum wide scavenger hunt. Then, enjoy a snack and juice box for group story time. Toddler […]

    $8 – $10

    Lunchbox Learning – The Battle of Wake Island

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Topic: Alamo of the Pacific: The Battle of Wake Island Presenter: Major Ralph Stoney Bates, Sr., USMC (Ret) During the darkest and most frightening days of World War II, a handful of United States Marines, joined by a small group of Guam Chamorro Pan American Airways employees and a hundred or so volunteer civilian construction […]

    $8 – $10

    Witness to History: Selma Photography of Stephen Somerstein

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    *February 26, 2022 – May 15, 2022* Two thousand marchers set out March 21 along Route 80, known as the “Jefferson Davis Highway.” After two failed attempts to complete the march, President Lyndon B. Johnson dispatched federal and state troops to guard the demonstrators along the way to the state capitol, 54 miles away. By […]

    $8 – $10

    Witness to History: Selma Photography of Stephen Somerstein

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Two thousand marchers set out March 21 along Route 80, known as the “Jefferson Davis Highway.” After two failed attempts to complete the march, President Lyndon B. Johnson dispatched federal and state troops to guard the demonstrators along the way to the state capitol, 54 miles away. By the time the marchers reached Montgomery, their […]

    Recurring

    The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    For more than 90 years, Warner Bros. animation has been bringing joy to all ages. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies produced some to the most iconic animated characters – Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner, Elmer Fudd, and more. The classic Warner Bros. short animations were different from any other in that […]

    $9 – $10

    Pointes, Pirouettes and Plies: Carolina Ballet Theatre Turns 50

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Carolina Ballet Theatre – Raising the Barre in Greenville For more than six centuries, ballet has graced royal courts and stages across the globe, and for 50 years, Greenville’s own Carolina Ballet Theatre has been bringing this timeless performance art to the Upstate. From that first day in 1972 until now, CBT has been guided […]

    Saturday Toddler Time – The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Explore the world of Warner Bros. animation with themed game stations that includes a toy-character matching game, a Looney Tunes obstacle course, and a Space Jam challenge station. Little ones can also partake in a museum wide scavenger hunt and group story time with snacks and juice.  

    Vietnam: The Real War Photography from the Associated Press

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    The Vietnam War (1954-1975) was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.  The conflict was intensified by the ongoing Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.  More than 3 million people (including over 58,000 Americans) […]

    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice

    Upcountry History Museum 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

    Dinosaurs will roar into the Upstate South Carolina, when the Upcountry History Museum presents Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice. Crossing the threshold of this interactive exhibition means traveling back in time to explore the Age of the Dinosaurs.   Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice is the first child-centered exhibit in the country dedicated to expanding […]