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Union County Heritage Museum

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 [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

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 [More]

Lifelong Learning is goal for adult art classes series: first up, Printmaking

March 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lifelong learning is the rationale behind the new series of art classes being offered through the Union County Heritage Museum beginning in April. “It is accepted that to thrive, one has to keep learning,’ said Director Jill Smith. “The classes, which begin in April and continue to May, are targeted [More]

New Albany Middle School 2019 art exhibit opens

March 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

The spring art exhibit of the New Albany Middle School wil open today, Thursday March 7th, from 5-7PM. The exhibit will be at the Union County Heritage Museum. This public is invited to attend this free [More]

Museum to host Meet & Greet for Listenbee

February 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

There will be a meet and greet for Zeke Listenbee at the Union County Heritage Museum on Thursday, February 28th.  The event will take place from 12 noon until 1:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Listenbee, who is a native of Union County, is a pianist, composer and worship musician who now serves as a [More]

Local horticulturalist to discuss his work at Museum Moments

February 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Robert Ballard, New Albany horticulturalist who is involved in expanding the use of native plants in the landscape, is the guest speaker for Museum Moments, Thursday, February 21, 12 noon. His recent work in propagating native plant species is part of the nationwide movement to include native plants to attract and [More]

African American exhibit opens 2019 season at Jan. 17th Museum Moments

January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

The first of exhibit of 2019 at the Union County Heritage Museum will feature African American art from the Mississippi Museum of Art, “Image and Identity,” as well as art from the museum’s collection and private donors, featuring work from the late M. B. Mayfield and others. The exhibit will open [More]

2018 Christmas at the Museum highlights family fun

December 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

A large number of New Albany area residents refused to let today’s cold and rainy weather keep them from attending 2018 Christmas at the Museum. The Union County Heritage Museum is a focal point for the community, and provides many entertaining and educational events throughout the year. This year’s [More]
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