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“Cast of Blues” exhibit at museum will feed all the senses

July 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sharon McConnell-Dickerson’s “Cast of Blues” life cast exhibit has taken her all over the world: Cognac, France; Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; Albuquerque, New Mexico, and now the Mississippi artist is adding New Albany, Mississippi to her list. The engaging exhibit will feature 40 of her life casts [More]

Faulkner not forgotten in New Albany, July 4, 2019

July 4, 2019 // 1 Comment

New Albany, MS, July 4, 2019: Faulkner not forgotten in New Albany. Twenty-eight years ago today, July 4, 1991, my wife, our then six-year-old daughter and I came through New Albany on our way to a family party in Memphis. Although it had never then crossed my mind that New Albany would become my ultimate home town, [More]

Museum to debut new branding at Museum Moments

June 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS – Museum to debut new branding look at Museum Moments. The Union County Heritage Museum will unveil the result of the lengthy branding process at Museum Moments on Thursday, June 27, at noon. A light lunch will be provided by the Pilot Club of New Albany. The public is invited to the event to see [More]

Something for everyone in New Albany, MS

June 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

If you live in or near New Albany, MS, we hope you have some free time over the several days. A variety of opportunities are on tap here, with, literally, something for everyone. At the Union County Heritage Museum For photographers and those who appreciate interesting photographs: It is too late to enter the “Take [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

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.  [More]

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. [More]

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 [More]
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