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November 2013

Spartanburg Regional History Museum in Spartanburg, SC, Shares Its Treasures

The Spartanburg Regional History Museum, located at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, SC, is presenting Treasures from the Vault: Spartanburg Regional History Museum Reveals its Collection of Art, Furniture, and Ceramics, on view through Nov. 15, 2013.

If you look around your home, you’ll see that it is full of works of art that you never noticed. Often overlooked, these everyday household items tell a story about who you are and can reflect your heritage, culture, and style. The same is true for people from the past. The current exhibit at Spartanburg Regional History Museum—Treasures from the Vault—shines a spotlight on a trove of furniture, art, quilts, and ceramics created and owned by people from Spartanburg’s rich history.

Spartanburg County Historical Association explores and preserves the region’s history by collecting and sharing the stories and artifacts of the people who shaped the past. The Historical Association operates Spartanburg Regional History Museum, the Seay House, the Historic Price House, and Walnut Grove Plantation.

Spartanburg Regional History Museum showcases the region’s life from before European explorers to the present-day. The Museum’s collections examines Spartanburg textile mills, the military training camps Wadsworth and Croft, the changing city in photographs, and much more. The Decorative Arts Collection highlights the cultural uniqueness and creativity of Spartanburg County and Piedmont area craftsman. Frequent rotating exhibits explore a variety of engaging historical topics related to Spartanburg and the Upstate.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Museum at 864/596-3501 or visit (www. SpartanburgHistory.org).

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