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Annual historical society meeting features discussion of Piominko

May 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual meeting of the Union County Historical Society (UCHS) featured a program about the Chickasaw Indians, a native American tribe indigenous to north Mississippi. Mitch Caver, an author who has co-written a book about Piominko, an 18th century Chickasaw chief, spoke to the historical society members gathered [Continue Reading]

New Albany Middle School art exhibit open May 21st

May 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany Middle School Student Art Exhibit will open to the public on Monday, May 21, 2018. The opening event will be from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Union County Heritage Museum. Refreshments will be served. The student art will be on exhibit at the museum through June 12, [Continue Reading]

Union County Student Art Exhibit now at Heritage Museum

May 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

More than 100 pieces of artwork created by Union County students are on exhibit at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany through May 16, 2018. Sculpture, hyperrealism, ceramics, water-color, acrylic, pen and ink, prints, multi media, pastels and more gives the viewer a wide range of creative efforts. Best in [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School 2018 Art Show Winners

May 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

The annual New Albany High School Art Show was held Monday, April 9 at the Union County Heritage Museum. The following winners were announced: Art I Mixed Media Self Portraits: Honorable Mention-Myranda Cobb Honorable Mention-Joseph Fennell 3rd Place-Caitlyn Osgood 2nd Place-Christiana Rowan 1st Place-Annae Scales [Continue Reading]

Darryl Patton to present Southern Herbals Lecture at Museum

April 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

Well known herbalist Darryl Patton will hold a morning plant walk starting 9:30, (weather permitting), a museum lecture at noon and medicinal plant beginner workshop at 1:30 at museum. Cost is $25 for walk/ workshop. Noon lecture is free. Light lunch is provided Preregistration and payment needed for workshop. Call [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to feature book on Cactus Jack Carlisle

March 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany on Thursday, March 15, will feature the author and the principal character of the book “Cactus Jack: Against All Odds.” This interesting story will be told by writer Walter D. Hubbard of New Albany, with an appearance by the main character of his [Continue Reading]

“From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat”

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

An overflow crowd attended the Union County Heritage Museum’s February edition of Museum Moments: “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat.”  It was a unique, intriguing and poignant trip into the past of the local African-American community. For many, education began in the churches, [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to examine extinct businesses, schools, communities

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

February’s Museum Moments features the research done on the African American History of New Albany and Union County titled “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat” on Thursday, Feb. 15, noon at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Sam Mosley and other members of the African American [Continue Reading]

MS Museum of Art quilt exhibit opens Thursday in New Albany

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Union County Heritage Museum is hosting a quilt exhibit, one of 12 statewide exhibits, as part of Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities, the Mississippi Museum of Art’s statewide bicentennial initiative. Voices in the Threads is a quilt exhibit opening January 18, at noon with a presentation [Continue Reading]
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