Relive more than a century of the rich, turbulent history of Southeast Tennessee at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum in Athens, Tennessee. Thirty permanent exhibit areas depict life from the Cherokee Indians and early pioneer settlers through 1940 as well as several changing exhibits and programs throughout the year. Exhibits that captivate, programs that educate, and events that entertain all await you. So visit us today!
THE YEAR OF THE ART QUILT
September 28th to October 19th
REGISTER NOW!! for the 2013 Quilt Show
Show information, Categories and Rules,Registration form
Best of Show Categories:
Bed Quilt- Pieced and Quilted $750
Bed Quilt- Mixed Techniques or Appliqued and Quilted $750
Wall Quilt- Pieced and Quilted $500
Wall Quilt- Mixed Techniques or Appliqued and Quilted $500
Viewers Choice- $250
May 15 through July 15, 2013
Lens and Brush: The Visual Textures of East Tennessee
Sandy Brown and Jim Caldwell
Community Spotlight: KEEP MCMINN BEAUTIFUL
For current information and updates on the Ware Association check the USS Charles R. Ware DD-865 website.
The McMinn County Living Heritage Museum Gift
Shop Features Local Artists and Craftsmen:
Art Work by Julie Jack
Photography by Carol Baker
Fine Servingware by Cecile Keith
Jewelry by Jessica Klaaren
Admission is $5.00 or $3.00 for Students and Seniors. A Museum Membership is a wonderful way to support the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum and entitles you to unlimited admission for one year, advance ticket privileges, free admission to several events, and a subscription to the Museum newsletter! Family Memberships are $45.00, Individual Memberships are $25.00, Senior Memberships are $15.00 and Student Memberships are $10.00. Contact the Museum today for more information at 745-0329!