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September 2019

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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November 2019

Upcountry History Museum: “The Night Before Christmas: The Illustrations of Charles Santore”

November 2, 2019 - February 2, 2020
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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Visions of sugar plums and sights of eight tiny reindeer are on full display at the Upcountry History Museum-Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, in The Night Before Christmas: The Illustrations of Charles Santore exhibit now open, beckoning all to take a visually nostalgic journey through the cherished images of this iconic holiday classic. Visitors are transported back in time through an exhibit that features the detail-rich watercolor paintings of renowned illustrator Charles Santore. His unique style fills the images with wreaths,…

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January 2020

Department of Art presents ‘We Must Cultivate Our Garden’

January 21 - February 21
Roe Art Building, Thompson Gallery
Cultivate our garden

In the first of its kind at Furman University, the Department of Art will present a student-curated exhibition in "We Must Cultivate Our Garden" Jan. 21-Feb. 21 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building on campus. While gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, a reception will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The exhibition includes the work of Douglas Piper (Greenville, South Carolina), Mary Mazziotti…

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Upcountry History Museum: “The Amazing Castle” exhibition

January 25 - May 10
Upcountry History Museum-Furman, 540 Buncombe Street
Greenville, SC 29601 United States
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A royal-sized adventure awaits visitors to the Upcountry History Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, as The Amazing Castle exhibition transports them to a time of kings, queens, knights and dragons when it opens on January 25, 2020. This distinctively interactive bilingual (English and Spanish) exhibition showcases a 2,000-square-foot medieval community where visitors become inhabitants of the castle village, exploring life in a castle as they imaginatively transform themselves into different storybook characters. Through a combination of exhibit design, the storybook characters,…

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Women’s basketball vs. Western Carolina

January 25 @ 2:00 pm
Timmons Arena (TIM)

2 p.m., Timmons Arena

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Women’s basketball vs. Bob Jones

January 27 @ 7:00 pm
Timmons Arena (TIM)

7 p.m., Timmons Arena

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Joseph Vaughn Day Commemoration

January 29 @ 12:15 pm

In Honor of the first African-American undergraduate student to desegregate Furman University Wednesday, January 29th   12:15 PM – Gathering of the Community-James B. Duke Library steps | Performance by the Furman University Gospel Ensemble 12:20 PM – Walk for Vaughn to Daniel Chapel Sanctuary 12:30 PM – Commemorative Program- Daniel Chapel Sanctuary January 29th, 1965 marks the precise day that Joseph Vaughn enrolled at Furman to desegregate our campus. Vaughn graduated cum laude in 1968 as an English major and…

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Men’s basketball vs. VMI

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
Timmons Arena (TIM)

7 p.m., Timmons Arena

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CLP: Why the Future Only Belongs to the Imaginative

January 31 @ 6:00 pm
Burgiss Theatre, Trone Student Center

No other conscious creature can think about the future in the ways that humans can. That gives us an extraordinary gift: the ability to imagine. Brian Collins will discuss how he and his teams in San Francisco and New York City have worked with some of the world’s leading brands – including Spotify, Mailchimp, and Twitch – Collins believes that brands are no longer in competition with each other. They are all in competition with the future. 10 a.m. -…

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February 2020

MLK Youth Program and Rudolph Gordon College Fair

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center

Saturday, February 1 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation Furman University, Trone Student Center (Watkins Room) Contact: Bobby Clark mlkfair@alphagreenville.org or 864-441-9067

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