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June 2019

Upcountry History Museum “Down the Rabbit Hole” Exhibit

June 5 - October 20
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland Through October 20, 2019 The Upcountry History Museum in partnership with Walt Disney Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Walt Disney Family Museum, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Daura Gallery at Lynchburg College, and renowned artist Charles Santore, will invite visitors to fall down the rabbit hole to discover an immersive enchanted world that draws together a remarkable collection of original Alice In Wonderland materials. Inspired by real events and a real child, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was dreamt up…

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August 2019

Furman Professor Michael Brodeur’s “The Veneer of the Familiar” Art Exhibition

August 29 - September 26
Roe Art Building, Thompson Gallery

Furman University Associate Professor of Art Michael Brodeur opens the university’s 2019-2020 exhibitions with a show of paintings and other works through Thursday, Sept. 26, in Thompson Gallery, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. A reception with the artist is set for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building. Brodeur’s show, “The Veneer of the Familiar,” as well as the reception, are free and open to the public. “The Veneer of the Familiar” is a two-part exhibition…

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September 2019

Upcountry History Museum “Love a Vet” Exhibit

September 11, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Love a Vet: Honoring Our Military Veterans July 6, 2019 – January 5, 2020 Since its inception in 1983, the Upcountry History Museum has committed to honoring the sacrifices, courage, and patriotism of the men and women who have worn a military uniform. Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating the legacy and dignity of all United States military veterans, the museum shares the stories of America’s conflicts. The Museum annually honors those who served and their families through military exhibitions, recording…

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Upcountry History Museum “Imprinting the West” Exhibit

September 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined August 31, 2019 – February 16, 2020 Throughout the nineteenth century as Americans pushed west toward the Pacific, they were fascinated by westward expansion in North America. Printed imagery – lithographs and engravings – played an important role in the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the West and its inhabitants. Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined, a special exhibition organized by ExhibitsUSA and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, explores…

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Upcountry History Museum Lunchbox Learning: Lewis Carroll’s Oxford

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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In honor of summer exhibition, Down the Rabbit Hole: Imagining Alice’s Wonderland, Dr. David Coombs of Clemson University will speak about the life of Lewis Carroll and the world of Victorian Oxford in which he lived and wrote, including how his work in mathematics and philosophy informed the Alice books. Programs run from Noon – 1:00 PM Drinks and Dessert Provided For reservations call the Museum at (864)467-3100 or info@upcountryhistory.org. FREE to members – Regular admission for other guests

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CLP: Presidential Scholar to Present “Slipping Toward Monarchy?”

September 18 @ 4:00 pm
Hartness Pavilion, Next to Daniel Dining Hall + Google Map

In recognition of Constitution Day, Furman University’s Riley Institute and Department of Politics and International Affairs will present “Slipping Toward Monarchy?: The Rising Power of the Presidency” in Hartness Pavilion on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. Andrew Rudalevige, Ph.D., a professor of government at Bowdoin College specializing in the modern presidency and interbranch relations, is the featured speaker. Rudalevige writes frequently on executive power, the administrative presidency, and national politics, including as a masthead contributor to the Washington Post’s…

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“Why Execution Matters”

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Patrick Lecture Hall

Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series will host Mark Metz (’85), founder and CEO of ReluTech. Metz has a wealth of experience and knowledge, building and selling companies, specifically in the tech industry. Metz will discuss “Why Execution Matters.”

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Football vs. Mercer (Family Weekend)

September 21 @ 1:00 pm
Paladin Football Stadium

1 p.m., Paladin Football Stadium

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Men’s soccer vs. USC Upstate

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Stone Soccer Stadium

7 p.m., Stone Soccer Stadium

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Volleyball vs. NC State

September 22 @ 2:00 pm
Alley Gym

2 p.m., Alley Gym

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