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Union County Heritage Museum

Local museum will hold solar eclipse viewing event

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A Solar Eclipse Viewing Event will be held at the Union County Heritage Museum on August 21 from 11:56 until the eclipse ends. New Albany will have 93 % coverage. click to enlarge Free viewing glasses. Bring your lunch and lawn chair and come and enjoy the eclipse. Educational materials will be available, and [Continue Reading]

Eudora Welty work to be the topic of August Museum Moments

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Place never really stops informing us, for it is forever astir, alive, changing, reflecting, like the mind of man itself… One place comprehended can make us understand other places better.” — EUDORA WELTY “Serious Daring” Mississippi and Beyond, by Eudora Welty,  is the topic of the August [Continue Reading]

“Sacred Sites Surround Us” exhibit opens Thursday at museum

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

When settlers first arrived in what would become Union County in the 1830s, one of the first priorities was building churches. An exhibit, Sacred Sites Surround Us,  at the Union County Heritage Museum will open Thursday, July 20, 12 noon with  guest speaker Jack Elliott, Mississippi historian.  Lunch, provided [Continue Reading]

Museum Madness strikes New Albany at Union Co. Heritage Museum

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

As part of the state’s  Bicentennial Celebration, today’s (June 20th) Museum Madness at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany,  will host the very large floor map from Mississippi Geographic Alliance, which is part of the National Geographic Alliance Network. The map was used with the campers from  9 [Continue Reading]

Popular Fossil Road Show returns to Museum June 10th

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

  The annual Fossil Road Show at the Union County Heritage Museum is set Saturday, June 10, from 10 – 2.  It’s free and a fun opportunity for people to have their objects identified, to show their collections and to learn more about the interesting fossil and geological history of this area. CLICK TO ENLARGE [Continue Reading]

Medicinal plants are topic of Museum Moments, June 15

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Medicinal plant research at the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi is the topic of Museum Moments on June 15, 12 noon at Union County Heritage Museum. The program is free and a light lunch, provided by New Albany Pilot Club,  is served beginning at 11:30. The centers [Continue Reading]

2017 Museum Madness Discovery Camp registration now underway

May 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Registration is now underway for 2017 Museum Madness Discovery Camp at the Union County Heritage Museum.  The date is set June 19 – 23.  This is a week filled with fun, discovery and learning for children entering 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades. The day begins for the campers at 9 a.m. and ends at 12 noon.  Activities [Continue Reading]

New Albany High School art exhibit to open at museum

May 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Annual New Albany High School Art Exhibit will open Monday, May 8, from 5:30 – 7 at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street.  Work from the students features two and three dimensional pieces as well as a short movie.  The exhibit will have  a lot of imagination and energy, as always.  Awards [Continue Reading]

Homeland Art category winners announced at Chickasaw Celebration

April 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

On Tuesday April 18th, the Union County Heritage Museum and the Chickasaw Inkana Foundation, along with other partners presented Chickasaw Celebration, a program honoring the Chickasaw Nation’s history, culture and continuing influence upon North Mississippi, its sacred Homeland. As a part of the Chickasaw [Continue Reading]
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