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Union County Heritage Museum

Fossils and family science – fun at the museum

June 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany was the place to be on Saturday, June 8th. A large crowd of locals and non-locals came out to attend the Fossil Road Show & Family Science Day. Making Elephant toothpaste. A new feature this year, hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related [Continue Reading]

Union Co. Museum 2019 Fossil Road Show, June 8

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Union County Heritage Museum’s 2019 Fossil Road Show set this Saturday June 8, 10 til 2, has a new twist this year with the addition of Family Science Day. The event will offer hands-on STEM activities and learning stations for parents and children as well as the focus on fossils. Paleontologists from across the [Continue Reading]

STEAMING AHEAD into Museum Madness

June 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

The STEAM is building up at the museum for the “STEAMING AHEAD into Museum Madness” the summer enrichment program for children at the Union County Heritage Museum.. The half day program lasts for a week and is packed with activities all about nature, interesting ideas, fun craft and art and a touch of history. The [Continue Reading]

Union County Historical Society 2019 meeting

May 30, 2019 // 2 Comments

The members of the Union County Historical Society held their annual meeting Thursday, May 30, at the First United Methodist Church in New Albany. Speaker for the event was Greg Johnson, curator of the Blues Archives at the University of Mississippi. Johnson described the work of the Blues Archives for the audience.  [Continue Reading]

Museum offers free Preservation Workshop, May 8-10

April 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

Preservation workshop: Want to tackle that daunting rehab project but not sure where to begin? Join the Mississippi Heritage Trust and instructors Mike Grote and Jonathan Leit with Alembic Community Development of New Orleans to learn about the fundamental principles of historic preservation and real estate finance. [Continue Reading]

Union County High School art exhibit to open at museum

April 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The opening of the annual Union County High School Art Exhibit will be Monday, April 29, 5- 7 p.m. at the Union County Heritage Museum. Work from Myrtle, Ingomar, West Union and East Union High Schools will be shown at this event. Awards will be given for winning pieces at the exhibit opening. The exhibit is free and [Continue Reading]

Museum has lots to choose from next week

April 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lifelong Learning Art Classes at the Union County Heritage Museum Art House, Tuesday, April 16 and . Thursday April 18 2 -4. Call for more information 662-538-0014. Museum Moments April 18, 12 noon – Dr. Kate Stewart, PhD. And Brian King will speak on Memoir of Aunt Alice: Telling the story of Alice Stewart’s [Continue Reading]

Parchman Farm to be April Museum Moments topic

April 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Thursday, April 18, 2019 Kate Stewart, PhD. and Brian King will tell the story of Alice Stewart’s experiences at Parchman Farm. Alice Stewart was Head Nurse at Parchman from 1930-1939.  Stewart and King are authors of the new book, Parchman Farm: Mississippi’s State Penitentiary in the 1930’s. A [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School Art Exhibit 2019

April 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 2019 Art Exhibit by New Albany High School students opens Monday, April 1, 2019. The public is invited to attend the opening on April 1st, from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Union County Heritage Museum, at 114 Cleveland St. in New Albany. The exhibit will hang at the museum until April 24, 2019. Join us for this popular [Continue Reading]

Joe Edd Morris to discuss novel at Museum Moments, March 21

March 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Joe Edd Morris, PhD., a native of New Albany, will discuss and sign his novel The Prison at the March 21st Museum Moments. The Prison is the sequel to his earlier novel, Land Where My Fathers Died. Morris will discuss his novel beginning at 12 noon; afterwards, he will sell and sign books for the benefit of the [Continue Reading]
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